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W HAT DOES it take to thrive? It seems to be an elusive goal. Gallup research has found that about seven in 10 people are struggling or suffering in their lives.

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Overcome the trigger points in our lives with Marshall Goldsmith

Lead Change Blog

Do you ever find that you are not the patient, compassionate problem solver you believe yourself to be? Have you ever felt your temper accelerate from zero to sixty when another driver cuts you off in traffic? Our reactions don’t occur in a vacuum.


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5 Easy-To-Spot Hallmarks of (Un)Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Quibbling about terminology –the words used to describe unethical behaviors as they are uniquely defined by different groups – just misdirects our attention away from some foundational, easy-to-spot signs of unethical leadership.

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What Are You Focusing On?

Joseph Lalonde

I saw a cute meme recently. The headline of the meme was: This is why dogs are happier The photo showed a man and his dog sitting next to each other. The man had multiple thought bubbles. There were thoughts of A car A plane A house Money Then there was the dog. The dog […].

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

The Lost Art of Connecting

Leading Blog

W HO are the stars in your constellation? What kind of constellation do you want to create? Connection is a superpower. Susan McPherson says that connection comes down to one simple question: How can I help? Business relationships often come across as transactional—what can that person do for me?

How Do You Influence and Inspire People?

Lead Change Blog

All leaders have the same goal. Improve the status quo and help people achieve their potential. Leaders influence and inspire people to make positive changes. Start by getting to know your team members—their dreams and goals, as well as their problems and frustrations. Then use these tactics. Set the Example. Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner ( The Leadership Challenge ) maintain the first function of leadership is to “Model the Way.”.

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The Law Of Diminishing Return On Success

Joseph Lalonde

Do you remember your first taste of success? It may have been when you were 5 years old and you sweet-talked your mom into just one more bite of the peanut butter pie. Your first taste of success may have come later. You may remember what it felt like to land your first sale. It […].

Leading Thoughts for June 17, 2021

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.

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Master your Metrics

Lead Change Blog

The bottom-line matters. The key question: What is the right bottom line for our business? We often hear leaders announce plans to cut expenses without impacting the customer experience. Great concept, which rarely produces expected results. In fact, according to recent Gartner research , fewer than half (43%) of leaders achieve the level of savings they set out to attain in the first year of cost reduction. This is due in part to setting unrealistic cost reduction targets.

Jim Kouzes On How Leaders Without Titles Can Make A Difference

Tanveer Naseer

Next month marks the 10th year that I’ve been doing my podcast “Leadership Biz Cafe”, something that I started as an excuse to talk with some fascinating people about leadership and which has since become one of the most popular leadership podcasts out there. Although I didn’t make any plans.

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.

Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day

RapidStart Leadership

Whatever race we are running, if we want to be smiling at the finish line, these seven things can help us get there. The post Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Four years after the release of The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Ryan Reynold and Samuel L. Jackson return to their buddy comedy with a new addition – The hitman’s wife, Sonia Kincaid (Selma Hayek).

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Leveraging Employee Engagement To Attract & Retain Top Talent

Lead Change Blog

As the pandemic begins to wane, leaders are making decisions about the future of their workplaces, and whether returning to the office full-time, part-time, or not at all makes sense for their business. Against this backdrop, we are witnessing an increasing “war for talent” as labour shortages are putting more power in the hands of the employees. Some leaders are selecting the stick over the carrot approach when it comes to returning to work.

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5 Tips for Bragging at Work—without Sounding Like You’re Bragging

Career Advancement

“If you are going to change the world, it will be from leveraging your strengths.” – Kyle Parton. Do you want to make your strengths more widely known, but worry about being seen as a braggart? You’re not alone—that’s a common fear among employees in most workplaces.

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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.

Transition Coaching After Executive Search Placement Increases Success in India

N2Growth Blog

By Kunal Jha & Kelli Vukelic. Executive coaching was nearly unheard of in India 15 or so years ago. Today is much different. Now there are thousands of certified executive coaches and multiple ICF chapters engaged in helping executives and their organizations succeed.

Calm the Chaos and Help Your Team Regain their Focus

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s a challenge common to many leaders and managers: Last-minute customer requests, emergencies, interruptions, and distractions make it hard to stay focused on your M.I.T.s (the the Most Important Thing ). If you’re not careful, reactivity can become a permanent way of life.

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This is How to Quit Your Job

Lead Change Blog

I learned some unforgettable lessons about how to be a successful working professional when I was first starting out. I’m talking high school; the first-job timeframe. I worked at a popular hamburger joint in San Antonio. My boss’s name was Mike. That’s about all I remember of him on a personal note; except I also remember his mustache. It was lush and covered much of the space between his nose and his mouth. It left an impression.

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002 A conversation with executive coaching client Ron Dimon. Part 2 • PODCAST [Refresh]

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. This refreshed podcast is part two of a funny and useful conversation between top executive coach Tony Mayo and his longtime client Ron Dimon. Ron is an expert on the use of information by executives of large organizations.

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!

How to Make the Move to Enterprise-Wide Leader

Next Level Blog

It’s interesting how things run in patterns.

The A.R.T. of Advanced Accountability (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

The Let’s Grow Leaders A.R.T. Method of Advanced Accountability. Hi Karin, I’ve read Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul. And, I love the I.N.S.P.I.R.E. method for difficult conversations. The coaching method works great much of the time.

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7 Reasons You Need to Plan Less and Others Need to Plan More

Leadership Freak

Those who make the plan make the plan work. But when leaders make the plan, they encounter skepticism, reluctance or resistance. Tight fisted leaders – those who control all the plans – have… Continue reading → Delegation Leading planning Delegated authority

A conversation with executive coaching client Ron Dimon. Part 1 [Refresh]

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. This re-issued podcast is part one of a funny and useful conversation between top executive coach Tony Mayo and his longtime client Ron Dimon. Ron is an expert on the use of information by executives of large organizations.

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!

Simplifying Accountability – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Accountability is one of those words that everyone has thoughts and feelings about. I’ve been known to call it the longest 4 letter word in the dictionary. And when I am asked to define or describe it in my workshops and coaching sessions, I can do so with one word.

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10.5 Negotiation Best Practices for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

Winning a consulting project is like asking a teenager to complete chores. You hope for instant acceptance, but more often than not you need to wade through a few frustrating discussions first.

How Novices Contribute to a Team’s Success

Leadership Freak

Everyone on the team has experience leading, but one member doesn’t have technical knowledge. She was hired for character, attitude, and leadership skill. But she didn’t know anything about the technical aspects of… Continue reading → Courage Curiosity courageous leaders curiosity

How Being a Dad Makes Me a Better CEO

CEO Insider

With Father’s Day on the horizon, I’m feeling incredibly lucky to be the father of two very talented, yet different boys. One has taken to the great game of baseball and the other is a budding artist, yet each is absolutely committed to his passion.

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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!

Creating a Culture of Accountability

Kevin Eikenberry

When an individual chooses to be accountable, they will be more committed and ultimately get better results. When a team has a culture and expectation of mutual accountability, it supercharges success, confidence, and results. The culture creates a sense of meaning and purpose for all involved.

The Four Questions Leaders Must Answer During Any Change


Chances are you’re working today on a change that affects your team. How you implement that change will impact whether you meet your overall goals. Here’s the mistake leaders can’t help but make: they wait to communicate. Until they have more information. Until they have “all the answers.”

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How to Defeat the Subtleties of Defensiveness

Leadership Freak

Defensiveness makes you a turtle or a tiger. Sometimes you hide your little turtle head. Other times you bare tiger teeth. Defensiveness is eagerness to feel criticized or attacked; an inclination to see… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Success defensiveness

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Not Sure How To Advance In Business? These Options Could Help You!

Strategy Driven

When it comes to your business, you’re always going to want for it to go in the right direction. That often means setting goals and guiding your business down a set path. And that’s great when you know exactly what you want and need to do. But what happens when you’re not overly sure?

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.