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Five Frequencies That Are Driving Your Culture (for better or worse)

Leading Blog

I S YOUR CULTURE holding you back? Are the signals you are broadcasting as a leader, creating the culture you want—you need?

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Strategic Tips to Navigate Office Politics

Lead Change Blog

Nobody likes dealing with office politics, but learning how your company operates and identifying who is holding the power over your advancement is a key component to success in your career.


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Rethinking What You Believe

Joseph Lalonde

I began my leadership journey due to bad leadership. I had watched bad leader after bad leader continue to do things that harmed the organization and the people who worked for the organization. It was bad. I remember seeing one manager hiding away in a warehouse to catch a few minutes of sleep.

Gray Versus Green: Who Makes the Better Start-Up CEO?

N2Growth Blog

This article was co-authored by Laura Musgrave , Kevin Bijas, and Jeffrey Cohn. People over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas.” ” said venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in 2011. People under 35 are the people who make change happen,” he further asserted.

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Touching the Jaguar: How to Transform Your Fear into Action

Leading Blog

F ACING OUR FEARS is often what is standing between us and success. Touching the Jaguar is a cathartic memoir by John Perkins about confronting the things you fear to make the necessary changes in your life. In this memoir, he touches on the value of altering your perception to change your reality.

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Communication Techniques for Challenging Times: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Communication is tricky, even during “normal” circumstances, but it’s even more important now. You know we’re huge believers in 5×5 communication.

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4 Powerful Questions That Will Improve Your Ability To Succeed At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

How can leaders overcome those typical assumptions that not only distort what realities their employees have to deal with, but what their employees really need to be successful in their efforts?

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Leading Thoughts for August 20, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay call it the Unread Library Effect. Most of us don’t know all we think we know.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Peanut Butter Falcon

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I missed one of the best movies of 2019. My guess is you probably did as well. This movie flew under the radar. There wasn’t a lot of hype or advertising for it. However, the movie was stunning in its beauty and portrayals. That movie is The Peanut Butter Falcon.

What This Pandemic is Begging Leaders to Look At

Lead Change Blog

All eyes are on the leader when a crisis hits. Then the questions start flying in. What just happened? Is everyone okay? Now what? It’s normal for leaders to focus attention on the emergency. Someone needs to rally people together to stabilize the situation, assess for damage, and push ahead with a wise response. Think about it…. No one wants to be on a plane, 35,000 feet in the air with one engine on fire and a flight crew sitting in silence.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

“Ethical Thinking Isn’t Automatic”

Leading in Context

"For ethical leadership to stick, the culture needs an infrastructure that consistently supports acting on stated values.Ethical cultures treat ethical thinking as something that must be cultivated, demonstrated, and practiced over time.".

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How to Stop Remote Work from Stealing Your Life

Let's Grow Leaders

Awareness and intention will help stop remote work from stealing your life It’s not your imagination: if the pandemic shifted your job to working from home, odds are, you’re working longer hours. For many of the leaders we’ve spoken with over the […].

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How To Have Real Conversations

Joseph Lalonde

Knowing how to have real conversations has value beyond the corporate world. While knowing how to have real conversations as a leader is important, you also need to know how to bring this skill to your everyday life.

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Lessons from Fuller Brush

Lead Change Blog

In 1903, Alfred Fuller left home in Nova Scotia and followed his older siblings south to Somerville, Massachusetts. There he set about getting fired from everything he tried. . Fuller got fired from jobs as a gardener, floor sweeper, and delivery boy. Then his older brother got him a job selling brushes door to door for William Staples’ Somerville Brush and Mop Company. . He worked hard and smart. He asked his housewife customers for cleaning tips. He shared them with other customers.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

5 Practices of Humility when Your Wife is Driving the Car

Leadership Freak

Riding in the car when my wife is driving is an exercise in humility. My wife slows down when I would speed up. She’s a defensive driver and I’m an offensive driver. Never… Continue reading → Humility Growth Leadership Development

How to Draw Out Your Team’s Best Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

Your team may have vital information, solutions, or ideas that would make a tremendous difference – if you only knew what they were thinking. In this episode, you’ll get a powerful tool to draw out your team’s best ideas.

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Now is the Age of Empathy

Kevin Eikenberry

No one would argue against the value of empathy. Yet, most would agree it is often in short supply. And while, from an organizational or societal perspective, we could always use more of it, the need is greater than ever. That is why now is the Age of Empathy. Let me tell you why, why […].

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The Trap of Getting Back to Normal in the Pandemic

Lead Change Blog

As the vast majority of companies rush to reopen and people rush back to public life, they’re falling into the trap of “getting back to normal.” They’re not realizing we’re heading into a period of waves of restrictions once again, due to many states reopening too soon.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

How to Stop Asking, “How are You?” and Create Real Conversation

Leadership Freak

Stop asking stupid questions like: How are you? How are you doing? How are you feeling? You already know how people are doing. The future feels like mushy spaghetti. Answers to, “How are… Continue reading → Communication compassion Influence courageous leaders organizational success

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How to Lead in an Anxious World

Lead from Within

We are living through a crisis with no modern-day precedent. Organizations of every size and type, from businesses and governments to hospitals and schools to faith communities and nonprofit organizations need leaders.

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My Problem with Masks (It’s Not What You Think) – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The topic of today’s episode would have been nearly unthinkable six months ago…and yet, here we are, talking about masks and how contentious they have become. I have a problem with masks, and it’s not what you think. It’s not political and it’s not scientific.

How To Ask Remarkably Better Questions To Encourage Great Ideas

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Karin Hurt and David Dye: You’ve asked your team for their great ideas. You have an open door. You’re also committed to MBWA (or in today’s pandemic-constrained world, Management By Clicking Around- MBCA).

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Analyzing Tension: Why a Short Loaf of Bread is Best

Leadership Freak

A loaf of bread should be short, much shorter. The longer the loaf, the longer the wait for my favorite piece of bread. The heel! To be clear, thin heels get too crunchy… Continue reading → Communication Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution Leadership Development

How to Refuel When You’re Feeling Burned Out

Lead from Within

These days, many of my coaching clients are telling me that they’re feeling burned out. Nearly everyone I talk to has some version of the same concerns: they feel busier, stretched further and more exhausted than ever before.

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World-Class Leadership Learning – From Your House

Kevin Eikenberry

Of all the consequences wrought by the COVID-19 situation, one has been a nearly complete stoppage of all development for leaders. This stoppage is understandable, but unfortunate when leaders (you!) need support and development now more than ever.

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The 7 Greatest Gifts You Can Give Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Imagine how fun this would be at your consulting firm: you and your colleagues launch every day with a towering pile of valuable gifts that will make the hours more productive and effective. You can have that. In fact, you, personally, can create that scenario. Well, one of you can. See below.)

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

The Power of Dumb – I Shot Myself in the Head

Leadership Freak

I’ve done things that make Tweedledee and Tweedledum look like Einstein and Edison. Like the day I shot myself in the head.

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The Best Open Enrollment Tactics in a Pandemic

Engaging Leader

With the virus still plaguing us, there are no standard operating procedures for our everyday lives…at home or at work. However, the benefits open enrollment for 2021 must go on! What’s worked in the past will need to be tweaked, if not completely revamped.

How covid has impacted business in the Philippines

Strategy Driven

Asia has become well-versed in dealing with financial crises over the course of the last 50 years or so, from the oil crash of 1973 to the so-called ‘Asian Contagion’ of 1997.

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Lead With Connection: How to Build Relationships That Help Drive Results


Leadership is personal, and in focusing on business goals, leaders can detach themselves from the human element in the workplace. Yet building trust and making a personal connection are key to motivating and engaging employees, which in turn are essential to delivering business results.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.