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5 Answers for Resistance to Development

Leadership Freak

Some leaders refuse to change. You want them to rise. They offer resistance to development and cling to patterns that hold them down. Resistance to development feels like pushing an unwilling rope.

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The Power of Perspective: Why Your View as a Leader Matters

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I often guide my clients on the importance of having the right perspective as a leader. In my experience, a leader’s perspective is crucial because it is what people will follow. Therefore, it is essential for a leader to understand their perspectives, as their views truly matter. There are four key perspectives that I believe a leader must have in order to make a meaningful impact on those they lead.

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A Prescription For Leaders To Foster A Healthier, Happier, And More Resilient Workforce

Tanveer Naseer

Rising employee stress levels and employee burnout are becoming a worrisome trend in today’s workplaces. And yet, despite the wellness economy being estimated to have a value of over $4 trillion, little if any traction is being made on resolving this mental and physical health crisis. Thankfully, it’s not all. Click to continue reading Rising employee stress levels and employee burnout are becoming a worrisome trend in today’s workplaces.

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Good Power: Changing a Life. Changing Work. Changing the World.

Leading Blog

T HE TIME TO THINK about power is before you get it. Power is part of leadership, and it can be used in the service of others or for personal gain. In Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World , former Chairman and CEO of IBM Ginni Rometty redefines power as a way to “drive meaningful change in positive ways for ourselves, our organizations, and for the many, not just the few.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Should I Change My Style to Fit My Workplace Culture?

Let's Grow Leaders

Should I change my style to fit in with my workplace culture? That’s a tricky and complicated question… “should I change my style?” In this week’s #askingforafriend on the road, I come to you from Montreux, Switzerland, and the famous Freddie Mercury statue. Clearly, Freddie Mercury had a unique style of his own. He was not afraid to be who he was in a way that was unlike no one else.

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Why Is CliftonStrengths The Perfect Assessment Tool For You & Your Team?

Rich Gee Group

CliftonStrengths is a common name for the famous Gallup Test (formerly StrengthsFinder), developed by the Gallup Institute. The test was invented by Don Clifton and is also known as the Gallup Strengths Assessment or Clifton Strengths Test. It’s an online personality-assessment tool focusing on 34 themes that make up the user's personality. The test results are intended to help individuals understand their unique strengths and how they can use them to achieve their goals and improve their perfor

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Burn the Boats: Toss Plan B Overboard and Unleash Your Full Potential

Leading Blog

I F you’re looking to expand your thinking, then look no further than Burn the Boats: Toss Plan B Overboard and Unleash Your Full Potential by Matt Higgins. For those of us that have always heard, “Always have a Plan B,” burning the boats may sound reckless. What Higgins is saying is that “you don’t win when you give yourself the option to lose.” Should you process risk?

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Risk of Human Connection with Chad Littlefield

Let's Grow Leaders

Is there a risk involved in creating stronger human connections? Great leaders know that d eeper human connection fosters more engagement and better performance and that i nvesting in people boosts results and increases retention. L eaders accomplish more by asking powerful questions than by commanding and controlling. In this episode, Chad Littlefield gives you practical tools and questions to use to help you connect with your team more effectively, build better relationships and results, have

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There Are 2 Types Of Leaders.

Rich Gee Group

Over the years, you’ve probably encountered many types of managers in the workforce. Fun, serious, motivating, de-motivating, neurotic, crazy. I can go on and on. But when it comes to effective managers — there are only two types — Short Term (ST) and Long Term (LT) Leaders. Let me explain: Short Term Leaders are managers who: Have a total focus on getting things done.

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Building an Ethical Culture (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethics has a compounding effect on culture, and our leadership choices determine whether that effect will be positive or negative. Being diligent about ethics in every decision brings the culture ethics dividends. Being careless about ethics brings ethics penalties. The tricky part about managing ethical culture is that every leader decision and action throughout the organization is changing the equation.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Leading Thoughts for March 9, 2023

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. Matt Higgins on why you need to go all in: “Backup plans can make you feel safer and help you cope with uncertainty, but they also reduce the likelihood that your primary goal will ever be achieved. The mere act of contemplating a Plan B sets in motion a feedback loop that dramatically lessens the probability that Plan A will come to fruition.

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How to Not Screw Up Your Brand Even When You’ve Been Screwed Over

Let's Grow Leaders

How you respond during times of distress can make or break your leadership brand If you’ve Googled, “what to do when you’ve been screwed over at work” and landed here, I’m sorry. Not that you found this article, of course. I want to help. But because it’s terrible to feel betrayed or disappointed, when you’re working so hard.

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10 Ways Managers Maintain Credibility When Higher-ups Reverse Decisions

Leadership Freak

Promised promotions aren’t happening. Instead of increasing headcount you’re laying off. How can you maintain credibility with your team when upper-management changes decisions? Your word feels like a promise to your team.

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Here’s the Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Lead from Within

There is growing evidence to suggest that positive work cultures are more productive than negative ones. In fact, research shows that employees who feel positive about their work environment are more likely to be engaged, motivated, and productive. On the other hand, employees who work in negative or toxic cultures are more likely to be disengaged and less productive.

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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

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Training Program ROI Calculators – New Resource Available

Modern Servant Leader

Do you need to calculate the Return On Investment (ROI) for your leadership development program? Then we have the tools for you. These tools make it easier than ever to forecast the anticipated benefits of leadership training. The four leadership development program benefit calculators use several research studies to make your ROI clear. The four Leadership Development Program ROI Calculators are based on the following benefits: Simple (ROI) Model Talent Acquisition Reducing Turnover Productivit

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Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying

Kate Nasser

Team leaders: Steps to stop team bullies even when there isn't bully-free culture. Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™ Author of Leading Morale |Leadership The post Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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3 Essential Culture Rules all Leaders must Apply

Leadership Freak

3 essential culture rules for high performance culture: aspire, amplify, and adapt. Image a of bright sunrise.

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The Future of Leadership Development: How to Prepare for What’s Next

Lead from Within

Despite investing heavily in education for their executives, many companies don’t see a good return on their investment. This is because traditional educators and businesses don’t often teach the vital skills necessary for success. Even if individuals receive some training, they may not stay with the company that paid for it. As an executive leadership coach, I have observed that most organizations’ leadership development programs are standardized and one-size-fits-all.

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Most HR leadership philosophies are grounded in two completely faulty assumptions — “change is hard” and “engagement drives results.” Those beliefs have inspired expensive attempts to keep change from being disruptive to employees. What these engagement programs actually do is create and reinforce feelings of victim-hood and leave employees unprepared to adapt to real changes that are necessary for the health and profitability of their enterprises.

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Connection Is Key To Overcoming Quiet Quitting

The Horizons Tracker

So-called “quiet quitting” is marked as a new trend, but employee engagement statistics have been at incredibly low levels for many years now. This lack of engagement is driven in large part by a fundamental lack of meaning many people are finding in their work. That lack of real connection was underlined by a recent study from Harvard Business School, which highlighted that engagement at work doesn’t come from money but rather from the connections we have with our colleagues,

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The Best Office Chairs for Short People – Comfort and Ergonomics for Every Height

Strategy Driven

At about 5’4 ft tall, I know how hard it can be to find the perfect office chair for short people. Not to worry though, because we have gathered the top 10 office chairs on the market that have been specifically designed for shorter people. Whether you’re looking for something ergonomic, adjustable, or just plain comfortable, you’re sure to find the perfect chair that fits both your height and your budget.

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7 Ways to Advance Self-Care

Leadership Freak

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give your team is to let them go home. Image of a welcome mat.

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The 10 Decision That Can Change Your Leadership Life

Lead from Within

We all make decisions every day. As an executive leadership coach, my clients make business decisions constantly. But it’s who they are as leaders that makes their other decisions more impactful. Here are 10 decisions that I have encouraged my clients to make so that their leadership lives can change forever: Choosing to find meaning in what they do: This decision can help leaders find meaning in what they do and can make work more meaningful and life more purposeful.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!

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Recognition Can Motivate Us At Work

The Horizons Tracker

It’s hard to dispute the enjoyment we take from feeling valued and respected at work. Research from Rotman reminds us, however, that subjective performance evaluations are not without risk and can foster feelings of unfairness when they don’t go our way. This underlines why it’s important for managers to use incentives with a degree of care and caution, as while pay bonuses were shown to improve performance among those awarded them, they resulted in a fall in performance for th

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What Do You Need Before You Start Your Own Engineering Firm?

Strategy Driven

Are you interested in starting your own engineering firm? The world of engineering can be very exciting and profitable as there is always some kind of need for them regardless of how much society has started to rely on technology. So, if you are keen on getting into the world of engineering, other than the correct knowledge, what else do you need? This article will dive into more detail about some of the most effective things you can do to start your own engineering firm and be sure to be succes

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How to Clarify and Share Your Aspirations for the Way People Treat Each Other at Work

Leadership Freak

The difference between a great place to work and a job is the way people treat each other.

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The Letter Every Leader Must Write To Those They Lead

Lead from Within

As a leader, it is important to not only focus on the task at hand, but also to take the time to connect with those you lead on a personal level. One way to do this is through the written word. Here are some suggestions to express and that would make a difference to those you lead: Make today count. People often forget that the activities they do today will impact their future.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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Are Bosses Always Over-Confident?

The Horizons Tracker

A typical caricature of leaders is that they are full of confidence, with this bravado often exceeding their actual ability and results. Research from Cambridge Judge Business School explores whether this is actually the case or not. The researchers suggest that the portrayal of bosses as full of themselves is largely inaccurate and usually extremely simplistic.

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The Most In-Demand Medical Career Specialisms to Consider

Strategy Driven

Working in the professional field of medicine and healthcare, regardless of your current position on the proverbial ladder in terms of your job role, salary, and the nature of your daily working life, is a vocation full of as many rewards as there are challenges. As a medical professional, either on the science, research, and development side or else in the practical, face-to-face context of working with patients in a hospital or other medical institution, part and parcel of your career is the p

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It’s Not You, It’s The System: Reframing Imposter Syndrome

Women on Business

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Your New Leader 100-Day Action Plan

Eric Jacobson

There are seven major onboarding land mines that you are likely to come across as a new leader and there are specific points in the first 100 days where you are most likely to encounter them, explain authors: George Brant Jayme A. Check Jorge Pedraza.in their third edition of, The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan. Ill-prepared, without a plan, and lacking proper onboarding, the land mines will get you.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

While onboarding, don’t let yourself get caught up in administrative details. Automate paperwork & training so new hires can focus on the business at hand from day one. Get Paycor’s checklist to see where your company can make HR process improvements.