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Time to Lead: What We Can Learn from Great Leaders

Leading Blog

A S professor Jan-Benedict Steenkamp states in Time to Lead , “Everybody can improve their leadership qualities by reading about other leaders, how they resolved their dilemmas, and why they were successful.”.

Have you lost your leadership path?

Lead Change Blog

Now, more than ever, leaders are dealing with changing patterns and trends, too much data, too little knowledge, sketchy and stretched resources, and the changing habits of mass populations, all brought about by the pandemic. Is that testing your leadership mettle? If it is, I offer some thoughts to help you reorient yourself as a successful leader. Are you leading with humility? I recently read James Kerr’s book, Legacy, and he wrote that “successful leaders balance pride with humility.

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How To Stand Out As A Young Professional

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I have the pleasure of sharing with you an interview I recently did with author and leadership expert Nathan Magnuson. He recently released his new book, Stand Out. It’s a book I can’t recommend enough and believe you will get a lot out of it.

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Clearing the Path to Learning Today

Kevin Eikenberry

I know, you are busy. I know, the pandemic has changed the way you work, and possibly where you work. It has also added new worries and concerns to your life. Given all of this, it is possible you don’t feel you have time or even opportunity for learning today. Yet, the situation you find […].

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Leadership is Language

Leading Blog

T HERE was a time when it made sense to have a group that thought about the work and another group that performed the work. A manufacturing environment lends itself to this kind of structure. The thinkers and the doers. It was the most efficient way to build the momentum of the Industrial Revolution.

When Leadership is Unstable, Drop an Anchor

Lead Change Blog

Topsy turvy markets. Serial reorgs. Debilitating mid-year budget cuts. Hiring freezes and RIFs. Nebulous succession plans. I’ve experienced all of these and more. Maybe you have too. And like me, you likely felt the weight of “sink or swim” as the only way forward. . Early in my career, I used to sit dead in the water waiting for someone, anyone, to toss me a life preserver. I expected my organization to stabilize and save me in the process. Then, with a mentor’s help, my posture shifted.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Innovation and Imagination

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on innovation and imagination. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. We’re also delighted to feature Chip Bell, who […].

3 Tips to Lead Strong During Uncertain Times

Leading Blog

“Stability breeds efficiency and complacency. Instability breeds resilience and innovation”. G IVEN we are in a sustained period of instability, how as leaders do we dial up the resilience and innovation, without burning out ourselves or the teams we lead?

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Catalyzing Leadership Energy Building Ready Now Leaders

Lead Change Blog

Are the time and effort you’re investing in creating the ready leaders you need quickly enough? Are you aggressively addressing the serious problem of having leaders ready now?

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5 Things To Consider When Making A Major Decision

Joseph Lalonde

Many readers have written in and requested more information on how to make better decisions. Over the next month, we will look at ways you can make better decisions and feel more confident in those decisions. Every leader constantly makes decisions.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Engagement is a Choice – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Engagement is a popular topic and something that most organizations are constantly striving for. And it’s a worthy goal but the problem is that most organizations are thinking about it all wrong. To help us understand this, it might help if we take a look at the actual definition of the word.

Leading Thoughts for September 17, 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. Jay-Z on excellence: “I think excellence is being able to perform at a higher level over and over again. You can hit a half-court shot once.

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How Well Do You Manage Mistakes? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions To Find Out

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question you’ll make mistakes as a leader, no matter how experienced you may be. What really matters is how well you manage mistakes, especially when you’re the one responsible for them.

5 Tips for Inspiring Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Karlin Sloan: As a leadership development consultant, I have spent my career with people in business, NGOs, government, and not-for-profits who are focused, competent, talented and who have a deep sense of their personal power to impact those around them.

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Some Help With the (Ongoing) Reality of Remote Work

Kevin Eikenberry

For many, it started as a short duration necessity – working remotely for a few weeks. Then we thought it would be over by Memorial Day. Then the Fourth of July. Now Labor Day has passed with no end in sight (and maybe a plan to continue to work remotely for the long term). Since […].

Why We Keep Fixing the Same Problem: Lessons from the Icemaker

Leadership Freak

I don’t turn on the lights when I get a drink in the night. But occasionally, while standing in front of the fridge, I hear the freezer grinding. A frozen clinker is clogging… Continue reading → Personal Growth Solutions Leadership Development

How to Make Training Work: Every Leader’s a Teacher

Let's Grow Leaders

Make Training Work by Involving Leaders at Every Level Do you get frustrated with training that wastes time and money, but doesn’t change behavior? Yeah, us too. Your leadership development (or any type of training) should be practical, focused on your business, […].

17 Leadership Paradoxes

Leading in Context

COVID-19 has brought us many challenges including balancing economic and human factors, moving quickly but taking time to show compassion and so on. This Center for Creative Leadership video succinctly introduces 6 paradoxes in the essential leadership skills required in a post-COVID world.

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Feedback Is a Funny Thing with Gerard Coops Ph.D.

N2Growth Blog

On a recent visit to our N2Growth EMEAA headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands, I visited with my new friend Gerard Coops, Managing Director of HuReMa Consulting, to discuss his views on leadership as it relates to giving feedback and providing coaching. Interview Summary.

How to Solve Problems Quickly – But 69% of Relationship Problems are Unsolvable

Leadership Freak

Some problems should be managed, not solved. Broken computers can be fixed but many relationship ‘problems’ are unsolvable. “Dr. John Gottman’s research proves that 69% of problems in a relationship are unsolvable.”

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The Creative Mindset – Interview with Jeff DeGraff

Let's Grow Leaders

In this incredibly practical and inspiring episode, Jeff DeGraff, the “Dean of Innovation” gives you practical ways to cultivate a creative mindset for yourself and with your team.

Why People Who Want Their Leader to Be a Cheerleader Are Getting It Wrong

Lead from Within

Everyone needs someone to motivate and inspire them, whether it’s a parent or a minister or an athlete. People often look to their leaders for that kind of inspiration.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Failing Forward: Brad Smith, Board Chair of Intuit Shares His Perspective

N2Growth Blog

Let’s face it; we all fail from time to time. But how come some people seem to “fail forward” even when times are tough? Brad Smith has a unique perspective.

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The Real Advantage of Fear and Anxiety in Leadership

Leadership Freak

The good you’d like to do – but don’t do because of fear – exposes you. Fears reveal highest realities. Potential: Fear wipes steam from the glass. The person looking back surprises you.…

How to Create a Permission Structure for Innovation

Next Level Blog

Most of the organizations I’m talking to and observing during the pandemic recognize the need to up their levels of innovation and agility.

Six Things Each Employee Wants from Their Employer

Chart Your Course

You might think you know what your employees want from you. Perhaps you’re sure that a fun team building weekend will be a nice way for your employees to bond as a team, or that on-site gym membership would be a great perk to help them be healthier.

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

8 Steps to Active Listening

leaderCommunicator

Leaders inspire their teams by showing they care. One of the most important ways leadercommunicators show they care is to listen—truly listen—to what people have to say. There’s a reason we have two ears and one mouth.).

How to Become More Decisive When You Fear Making Decisions

Leadership Freak

Some leaders are naturally decisive. But if you’re naturally indecisive, think of decisiveness as a skill to be learned, like riding a bike. The next time your boss refuses to make a decision,… Continue reading → Decisions courageous leaders Leadership Development

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How to Collaborate Effectively with a Remote Team

Lead from Within

Many of us are missing the days when collaboration was as easy as stopping by someone’s office or arranging a face-to-face team meeting. Effective collaboration can still happen in the remote workplace, but it means cultivating a different set of skills and attitudes.

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The Right Foundation for Your Career Advancement Strategy

Strategy Driven

Several years ago I was invited to coach a competitive healthcare executive who wanted to be the best healthcare CEO in the region. I’ll refer to him as Bob. Confident he was already a great leader, Bob basked in the “celebrity” status he enjoyed as a business influencer in the community.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.