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4 Tools for Self-Reflection Every Leader Needs

Leadership Freak

Self-reflection enables self-discovery. You must know yourself before you can enjoy giving yourself to the world. Apart from self-reflection conformity is self-destructive. “If you are not self-reflective, how can you truly know yourself?

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Do Unusual Workplaces Spur Creativity?

The Horizons Tracker

In our post-pandemic world, there is a growing desire for “third places” that facilitate remote working but aren’t our actual homes. As with many things Covid-related, this is a continuation of a trend that was already emerging. For instance, research before the pandemic showed that a growing number of cafes are specifically tailoring their offering to digital nomads who can work from anywhere.

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Atomic Habits: The Secret to Explosive Success Unveiled

Rich Gee Group

A comprehensive guide to transforming small habits into life-changing actions In his best-selling book, "Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones," James Clear offers readers a blueprint for achieving monumental success through incremental changes. The book uncovers how forming habits can lead to explosive personal and professional growth.

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Grace Under Pressure

Leading Blog

R EMAINING clam in moments of urgency when things are coming apart at the seams is the subject of Grace Under Pressure: Leading Through Change and Crisis by John Baldoni. Good leaders do three things, writes Baldoni. One, they take care of their people. Two, they take care of themselves. And three, they prepare for the future. What pulls them all together is grace.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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How to Be a Better Manager of Managers (let’s talk about accountability)

Let's Grow Leaders

If your managers of managers are struggling to hold their teams accountable, dig a level deeper into the root cause This Asking for a Friend question came in from a manager of managers in one of our executive development programs. I’ve got a manager of managers on my team, let’s call her “Sue.” Sue’s an incredible leader.

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What Does It Take To Lead In Today’s Evolving Workplaces | Leadership Espresso Shot 38

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past several months, I’ve noticed the rise of two troubling trends in the leadership space. While much of the focus these days is on the exponential rise and growth of AI, these other two trends will certainly play a bigger role in determining the kind of impact leaders will have on their organizations in the months and years ahead, and no doubt with it, how to address the current transformation to the way we work.

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Winning the Relay Race of Family Wealth Transfer

Leading Blog

T OO MANY grantors feel that just preparing the documents for the passing on of the wealth — such as setting up a trust — is the end of the process. But it’s really just the beginning because their inheritors need to be prepared to deal with the wealth. Grantors need to share what they’ve learned about managing wealth. If they don’t, it’s like putting someone into a relay race with no coaching or training.

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Leading with Genuine Concern with Virg Palumbo

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you experience genuine concern in your leadership? Do you lead by example and does your team feel like they are in the V.A.U.L.T? In this episode, David talks with Virg Palumbo, President of Organizational Efficiency for Kforce Inc. on what leadership is, how to handle high-pressure, high-stress situations, and how every person on your team can make a difference.

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9 Things Needed For A Remote Setup

Tanveer Naseer

As more workers and businesses, as a whole, look to adopt a remote work setting, it’s important that everyone is aware of the tools needed to achieve success. If utilized right, employees and businesses will be able to use these tools to bring about success. In this article, we’ll cover.

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With a Little Help from My Friends

Michael Lee Stallard

On Good Friday this year, I found myself in an operating room with my arms literally stretched out like Jesus on the cross as ten medical professionals prepared me for surgery. To my surprise, as a mask was placed over my nose and mouth to administer general anesthesia, I felt grateful rather than scared. A few days earlier, while my wife, Katie, and I were visiting our daughter Elizabeth in Madrid, Spain, I had fallen down a few stairs at a restaurant, fracturing my left ankle and rupturing the

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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 April 20, 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. As the new CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz on listening: “Perhaps it wasn’t as important that I proved to employees that I had all the answers to every problem. If I simply demonstrated that, before I intended to lead, I wanted to listen and learn from them, perhaps that would be enough to generate goodwill.

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Team Accountability: Great Teams Hold One Another Accountable (You Can Too)

Let's Grow Leaders

Want to Reduce Unwanted Team Conflict, Make it Easier to Talk About Team Accountability When team members don’t get along, one of the biggest sources of conflict is a lack of team accountability. And, when you look at the research about high-performing teams , one common characteristic is that team accountability isn’t just the manager’s job – the team holds one another accountable (and their manager too).

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Great Books That Grow You: Think Again: A Guide to Rethinking Our Beliefs

Rich Gee Group

Adam Grant's latest book challenges us to question our convictions and embrace the art of rethinking. In an age where certainty often trumps curiosity, organizational psychologist and Wharton professor Adam Grant has penned a timely and thought-provoking manifesto on the power of rethinking our beliefs. In "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know," Grant takes readers on a journey to understand how changing our minds can lead to growth, innovation, and personal transformation.

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When Development Works and When to Let them Go

Leadership Freak

Sincere leaders stress over developing people. But people are responsible for their own development. You provide development opportunities and encouragement. Level of experience and competence determines your level of involvement.

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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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Difference Making Starts Small

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Always remember that making a difference starts small, and builds over time. It's not just in the big grandiose projects we take on. It's also the friendship and kindness we show to others day in and day out that changes their lives for the better.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Effective One-on-One Meetings

Lead from Within

One-on-one meetings are a crucial tool for leaders to connect with their employees and provide support, guidance, and feedback. If done effectively, these meetings can lead to increased productivity, engagement, and retention. Here are seven keys to unlocking the secrets of effective one-on-one meetings: Prepare before the meeting: Before any meeting, take some time to review the employee’s work and performance.

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What Will You Stand For?

Modern Servant Leader

What will you stand for? What will you stand for? A little story of one time I made a stand, paid the price, then reaped the reward… If looks could kill, the CIO would have assassinated me on the spot. “If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything.” I was done falling for anything. The CIO had a large ego and surrounded himself with yes men and (very few) women.

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10 Surprising Job Interview Questions that Identify the Right People

Leadership Freak

A job interview is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. Paraphrased from Forest Gump. Reality is more important than aspiration when it comes to job interviews.

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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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Are Your Clients Resistant or Just Confused? [Consulting Essentials]

David A Fields

Consultants frequently (and unknowingly) mishandle proposal discussions with prospective clients. As a result, they take on projects that were improperly scoped. Or they set their consulting firm up to disappoint the client, leave opportunities on the table or, in some cases, lose promising engagements. Imagine you submitted a proposal to Sara Noé, CEO of Bean-Free … Continued The post Are Your Clients Resistant or Just Confused?

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How to Lead Effectively Across Different Generations

Lead from Within

Leading effectively across different generations can be a challenge, as each generation brings its own unique set of values, experiences, and expectations to the workplace. However, by understanding the key characteristics of each generation and adapting your leadership style accordingly, you can create a harmonious and productive team. Before you begin to lead, it’s important to understand the different generations currently present in the workplace: The Veterans (also called the Traditio

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Communication Takeaways from the 2023 Page Spring Seminar, Influence at Work

leaderCommunicator

Last week, our team attended the Spring Seminar hosted by the Arthur W. Page Society – whose mission is to strengthen the enterprise leadership role of the chief communications officer by embracing the highest professional standards, advancing the way communications is understood, practiced and taught, and providing a collegial and dynamic learning environment.

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3 Questions that Identify Deadweight

Leadership Freak

Generous leaders fight avoidable battles. I’m all for big hearted leadership, but confusion concerning generosity creates catastrophe.

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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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Using AI To Make Sense Of Electronic Medical Records

The Horizons Tracker

Electronic medical records are both a vital part of modern healthcare systems and also the bain of many clinician’s life. In the US, the government has mandated that records are digitized, with the aim being to improve patient care. Things are seldom so straightforward, however, as the data in the medical records is often extremely messy and contains a lot of jargon and abbreviations.

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To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Collaborate Well

Lead from Within

Collaboration is a crucial aspect of effective leadership. To be a great leader, you have to learn how to work well with others and foster a collaborative team environment. This means actively participating in team discussions and activities, sharing your own ideas, and listening to the ideas of others. By demonstrating their willingness to collaborate, leaders set the tone for the rest of the team and show them that collaboration is an integral part of the culture.

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Building the Skill-Based Organization

HR Digest

In today’s fast-paced and dynamic business environment , organizations must continually adapt to remain competitive. One crucial factor for success is building a skill-based organization that prioritizes skill-based hiring and retention strategies. A skill-based organization is one where the employees possess the necessary skills to perform their tasks effectively and efficiently.

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Grit: How to Keep Going When You Want to Quit

Leadership Freak

Grit produces hope, not the other way around. Every difficult step you take strengthens hope. But hope shrivels when you quit.

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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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Accent Discrimination Affects Interview Prospects

The Horizons Tracker

In a recent article , I explored the pervasiveness of accent biases at work. It’s an issue that is also raised in research from the University of Queensland, which finds that people who speak with “non-standard” accents can face discrimination during job interviews. The researchers explored the experiences of people who were classed as speaking with a non-standard accent versus those that spoke with an accent considered standard. “We found accent bias was strongest agains

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7 Simple But Important Habits All Great Leaders Master

Lead from Within

Great leaders are not born, they are made through a dedication to improving themselves by changing basic habits. These habits may seem simple, but they are important because they become a part of who we are through repetition. That is why they are crucial for the success and effectiveness of a leader and the team they are leading. Here are seven simple habits that are very important for leaders to master if they want to be succeed: Be a person of character: A prerson of character consistently d

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Creating a Successful Business Plan for Your Elder Care Business

Women on Business

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Nobody Can Do This, Except You

Frank Sonnenberg Online

Do you want some great advice? I’ll give it to you, even though you probably won’t listen. That’s because if you’re like most people, you receive advice almost every day, and even though it’s sound, you don’t act upon it. Mind you, it comes from folks with excellent qualifications who have a vast amount of experience. What’s more, these smart people don’t blindside you with unsolicited advice — in many cases, you’ve requested it.

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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.