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7 Ways to Meet the Need to Feel Seen, Heard, and Understood

Leadership Freak

You feel motivated when you feel seen. You tend to disengage when you feel unheard. You’re anxious or angry when you feel misunderstood. You engage when you feel you matter.

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Co-worker Won’t Listen? How to Get Them to Take Your Idea Seriously

Let's Grow Leaders

Powerful Conversation Starters Get a Distracted Co-worker to Pay Attention to Your Great Idea You have a great idea. You’re confident it’s game-changing. Maybe it will reduce a big frustration for your customers, or save you and your co-workers a ton of time. So what do you do when a co-worker won’t listen? How do you get them to take your idea seriously?

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How To Lead An Empowered Workforce

Eric Jacobson

The new book, The Empathy Advantage , speaks to anyone with responsibility for recruiting, engaging, leading and retaining the next generation of workers – a workforce shaped by the pandemic that fundamentally transformed the relationship between individuals and organizations. Not surprising, managers at every level are struggling to adapt to this new dynamic, balancing both employee satisfaction and corporate productivity.

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Cultivating a Culture of Connection at Home

Michael Lee Stallard

Our focus is on the importance of human connection and cultivating a culture of connection in the workplace, but what we’ve learned about connection applies beyond the realm of our work lives. The principles are relevant for individuals, community groups, sports teams, nations and even families. Knowing that a connection deficit negatively affects our own health and well-being, the health of groups and the health of society, we’ve become concerned observing how the pace and stress of life threat

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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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Automatic Influence: How Your Perception Influences Everything You Do

Leading Blog

I T ALL STARTS with perception. Everything we feel, every choice we make, and everything we do all starts with our perception of our environment. Our perceptions automatically influence our feeling, and they in turn, automatically influence our actions. Perception is powerful. Erik Van Alstine takes us through the various ways the See-Feel-Act Progression influences everything we do in Automatic Influence: New Power for Change in Work and Life.

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Unleash Your Inner Softie: How to Get Better at Being Vulnerable and Build Trust

Let's Grow Leaders

Vulnerability is the New Black: How to Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve (Without Getting Stains on Your Shirt) at Work “Hey Karin, I’ve read the research on being vulnerable, I’ve listened to Brenè Brown and all that stuff…I’ve watched some of your “Asking for a Friend” videos on authenticity. I believe it CONCEPTUALLY, but it’s NOT MY JAM.

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A Lesson From Disney On What Leaders Should Be Focusing On

Tanveer Naseer

Last month, I was invited to speak to a group of European leaders about leadership competency and vulnerability. As part of the discussion, I shared a story about some recent decisions returning Disney CEO Bob Iger has made and what we can learn from them in terms of how leaders. Click to continue reading Last month, I was invited to speak to a group of European leaders about leadership competency and vulnerability.

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Leading Thoughts for March 23, 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. Bob Chapman , Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, on developing human potential: “When somebody comes into our organization and agrees to join us, when we invite them into our organization, we become stewards of that life, just as we are when a child comes into our life.

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Essential Leadership Emotions with Reiner Lomb

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever wondered what the most essential leadership competencies are and how they can be learned without taking up too much time? Whether you are in a formal leadership role or are a rising leader, entrepreneur, or changemaker driven by a desire to use your voice to create change, in this conversation with Reiner Lomb, you will get tips on how to positively influence key stakeholders, build trust, lead with optimism, ride the waves of negative emotions, mobilize people to take action and c

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3 Ways to Bring Your Best Self

Leadership Freak

Phonies aren’t successful. They might appear successful, but fulfillment requires whole heartedness. Your best self doesn’t wear a mask. You never get where you want to go when you leave yourself behind.

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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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Rekindling the Inner Flame in Others, and in Ourselves

Michael Lee Stallard

Do you feel like the inner flame that motivates you in your personal and professional life has dimmed? Answering a few questions will provide insight into how you can rekindle your inner light. Before we pose the questions, though, let us share a story that illuminates why contemplating them is so valuable. Doug Conant’s Story: Being Honored and Honoring Others Doug Conant is the leader who turned around Campbell Soup Company when he served as President and CEO (2001-2011).

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Culture is the Way: 5 Steps to Building a World-Class Culture

Leading Blog

Y OU CAN CHANGE the results your organization is getting by changing its culture. And every organization has a culture whether it is by design or by default. “Whether an organization has a world-class culture or a toxic one, its future depends on how much attention and focus it puts on growing its culture,” writes Matt Mayberry, the author of Culture is the Way: How Leaders at Every Level Build an Organization for Speed, Impact, and Excellence.

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Leading Through Change: 4 Practical Tips To Help Your Team Embrace a New Idea

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Rally Your Team When Leading Through Change You’re a human-centered leader, leading through change that you know will have a positive impact on your team, your customers, and your results. You know how important it is to get your team rallied around an exciting vision for the future. If this sounds like you, today’s article is for you.

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Building an Ethical Culture (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Leaders are in a unique position to make ethics a priority through their everyday actions, but simply modeling ethics isn’t nearly enough. Here is a starting list of 5 actions leaders can take that move organizations toward an ethical culture, besides telling people how important ethics is and demonstrating it in everyday behavior and choices.

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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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Stagnation in Leadership: How to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Weeds

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I have firsthand seen the price that companies pay when their leaders become overwhelmed in the details or preoccupied with the specifics that they fail to see the bigger picture. This stagnation not only affects the leader’s own leadership, but also the teams they lead and the entire organization. Some consequences of stagnation in leadership include: Decreased employee morale: When a leader is buried in minutia, it leaves employees disengaged or frustrat

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3 Reasons Variety is Essential

Leadership Freak

Common wisdom deceives you. You’re boring because some knucklehead said: You fall behind if you continue doing the same things, even when you’re doing great today. 3 reasons variety is essential: #1.

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How to Stay Connected with Your Remote Team: Tips for Building Relationships and Fostering Collaboration

Great Results Team Building

With many businesses moving toward online office spaces and remote teams, connecting with your remote employees can seem complicated. Thankfully, there are easy, reliable ways to ensure your remote team feels like part of the office. From prioritizing employee engagement to taking advantage of programs like Slack and the various apps that make Slack a powerful tool for communication, connecting with remote teams doesn’t have to be a hassle.

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Getting Your Oil Changed the Ritz-Carlton Way

Chart Your Course

Customer service seems headed in the same direction as the Titanic. Why? For many shortsighted organizations it is about cutting costs, cutting corners with the hopes of driving up profits. One reason is most Americans feel customer service jobs are beneath them. This is particularly true with the younger generation entering today’s job market. Secondly, […] The post Getting Your Oil Changed the Ritz-Carlton Way appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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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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The Power of Delegation: How to Lead and Empower Your Team

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I often see leaders struggle with how to effectively delegate tasks and projects to their team in a way that empowers and motivates them. Many leaders worry that if they don’t do a job themselves, it won’t be done right. But there are ways to ensure that tasks and projects are completed successfully while also empowering and motivating your team.

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3 Ways Dogs and People Rise

Leadership Freak

You and I are like dogs. A kicked dog expects to be kicked. When things go bad we expect things to go bad.

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Even A Fake Smile Can Make Us Feel Better

The Horizons Tracker

Smiling is an obvious reflection of a good mood, but the act of smiling can also improve the mood we have. That’s the finding of a study conducted by Stanford, which shows that even when we fake a smile it can still lift our mood. It’s a question known as the facial feedback hypothesis and the study is among the first to provide strong evidence that it does, in fact, exist.

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4 Winning Strategies for Adopting Big Data Analytics

Strategy Driven

If you’ve decided that now is the time for your business to make the transition to Big Data Analytics; great choice. Not only will you be able to analyze and process much more relevant information than before – you’ll also be able to begin putting it to good use as your business ambitions expand. Here are 4 winning strategies to help you with adopting BDA and take your company to the next level.

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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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6 Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Reach Their Full Potential

Lead from Within

You know you found the right leader for your career when they are eager to take an active interest in your growth and success. The best leaders know how to get the most out of people. Here are six ways the most effective leaders encourage their employees to reach their full potential: Promote individually: When promoting individually, this means giving specific goals and objectives to work towards.

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4 Powers of Surrender for Leaders

Leadership Freak

You’re dead if surrender is easy. How can you tell if a person is a control freak? They’re breathing.

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Can VR Help Us To Imagine Alternate Futures?

The Horizons Tracker

Virtual reality often seems like a technology desperately seeking a problem to solve, with Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg particularly keen to find appealing use cases for the company’s flagship strategy. Research from Indiana University suggests that VR might be useful in terms of helping people to imagine alternate futures, which could be useful in a variety of health settings.

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How CEOs Can Build and Maintain a Strong Company Culture

Strategy Driven

Sixty-six percent (66%) of job seekers consider a company’s culture and values an essential factor in choosing a career opportunity. The CEO is in a position to ensure that a company’s culture is strong, healthy, and nurturing. The right culture will attract the best employees and lead to better results for the company. Make Your Values a Priority Getting your deals right will help you build a strong company culture that supports the growth of your business.

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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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4 Ways to Motivate Your Team Without Stressing Them Out

Lead from Within

Motivating your team can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t want to add any extra stress to their already busy schedules. However, there are several ways you can motivate your team without stressing them out. Here are five effective strategies: Allow team members to be in the driver seat: One of the biggest motivators for employees is the ability to have control over their work.

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Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Be Distracted by Low Hanging Fruit

Women on Business

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How Sleep Affects Women’s Ambition At Work

The Horizons Tracker

Sleep has a big impact on both our professional and personal lives. A recent study from Washington State University showed that sleep quality can be particularly important for women’s careers. The research found that good sleep not only changes a woman’s mood but also how they feel about advancing in their careers. These career aspirations were not affected by the quality of men’s sleep. “When women are getting a good night’s sleep and their mood is boosted, they ar

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How to Find Your Dream Career

Strategy Driven

Sadly, most people in the United States work in jobs they don’t enjoy. While there’s nothing wrong with working in a job that you don’t like temporarily, doing so for several years can start to have negative impacts on your health. If you aren’t fulfilled in your career, you can start to feel burned out, anxious, and depressed. This is why finding a career that you love is so important, whether it’s a medical career or a career path in law, architecture, teaching, or music.

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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.