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Personality Isn’t Permanent: Personality Myths That Hold You Back

Leading Blog

W E tend to think that we are who we are and there’s not much we can do about that. But the fact is, we choose our personality and who we are. Your personality is shaped by the choices you make over time.

How To Be Visible And Relevant In A Remote Work Environment

Lead Change Blog

The workplace looks vastly different today than it did a year ago. What’s changed is how individuals work together, how managers lead, and how employees can set themselves apart from their colleagues.


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How To Become A More Courageous Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders aren’t meant to be timid. They can’t run and hide from their problems or the problems of their teams. Leaders need to be courageous. They have to show courage in times of struggle. You may feel like a little church mouse, tip-toeing and avoiding the challenges of your day.

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Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

RapidStart Leadership

Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words. The post Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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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.

Radical Uncertainty: Why Your Projects Fall Flat and What to Do About It

Leading Blog

T AKE a moment to examine the artwork below. What do they all have in common? If you’re an art enthusiast, chances are you’ll immediately spot and name the commonality. But, if you’re like me, you’ll notice something weird, but you’ll be unable to put a finger on it.

3 Steps To Boost Your Critical Thinking Skills During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tanveer Naseer

As we’ve now passed the halfway point of the year, many leaders are now grappling with the reality that the COVID-19 global pandemic will not simply be a bad memory of 2020, but instead will be both a health crisis that lasts well into 2021, as well as an economic. Click to continue reading.

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5 Best Ways to Boost Your Customer Retention Rate

Women on Business

As we’re halfway through the year, entrepreneurs across the globe are preparing themselves to rise above the negative impact of COVID-19 and hoping to get a strategic jump on crucial business aspects such as customers.

Leading Thoughts for July 16, 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.

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Two Behavioral Tendencies That Sabotage Team Communication

Lead Change Blog

In my previous article , I wrote about the conversational “sweet spot” that unlocks team performance. The sweet spot is defined as the balance of candor and curiosity in team discussions. It’s a reflection of a team’s “conversational capacity” – the ability to have open, balanced, non-defensive dialogue about tough subjects and in challenging circumstances. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the “sweet spot.”

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tom Hank’s Greyhound

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. While movie theaters are still closed around the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie production companies are finding ways to release their movies to the world.

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!

Leaders Share about Mentoring: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to be a better mentor? Or, perhaps you’re looking for a mentor. In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on mentoring. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

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How Your Sense of Purpose Is Going to Get You Through This

Next Level Blog

Like me, you may have noticed that time goes by both quickly and slowly during the pandemic.

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7 Ways to Be Decisive Without Being a Jerk

Leadership Freak

Confidence and correctness are not connected. No one wakes up in the morning with the intention of failing during the day. Decisiveness thinks it’s right when it’s wrong. 7 ways to be decisive… Continue reading → Decisions


What’s in your transformation zone now?

Lead Change Blog

Now, here in the UK in July 2020, organisations of all types are reviewing their investment priorities, especially in the face of a growing recession. That challenge brings into sharp focus the impact of your people strategy. Significant job losses announced yesterday in two major High Street brands are an indicator of what leadership challenges lie ahead, in organisations, local or global. Measuring leadership effectiveness.

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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!

How to Scale Best Practices Without Frustrating Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To scale best practices, focus on how they work in different contexts Has this ever happened to you? Your top-performing team seems to have discovered the secret to transforming their productivity, customer relationships, or sales. And then you think, “It’s time to […].

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How to Journal

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Michaela Renee Johnson: I have always loved writing, especially as a way to process the depth of my emotions through difficult times. I still have my first journal, which I got in the third grade. It was included in a gift bag at a birthday party I attended.

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Manager as Pooper Scooper

Leadership Freak

Hotheads are a reality in organizational life. I’m not endorsing or encouraging hotheaded behaviors. Manager as pooper scooper: Every manager has cleaned up the aftermath of a hothead’s outburst. The hothead moved on.… … Continue reading → Leading

Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton To wrap up a recent series of posts about truth, misinformation and how to spot false narratives, here is a summary of key points and questions for discussion.

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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!

Running a Floristry Business? 3 Things that Can Set You Apart from the Competition

Women on Business

Brought to you by California Courier Services: With any business, doing things differently from others in your industry could be all it takes to boost sales and enhance your company’s brand awareness.

Free Webinar Friday – How to FIX Your Broken Team Culture!

Great Results Team Building

Do you feel like your team is…. underachieving ? Want to know the FIVE essential things that get individuals to work as a team?

Managing Hotheads is Like Handling Rattle Snakes

Leadership Freak

Dealing with hotheads is like handling rattle snakes. It’s thrilling if you have proper training and equipment. Three hot-heads on a team are better than one seething manipulator. Hotheads express their concerns. Seething… Continue reading → Leading

How Your Defensiveness Can Undermine Your Leadership

Lead from Within

It’s a natural human response to feel defensive, especially when you think you’re being accused of something or receive feedback you don’t agree with. There are countless reasons why people have feelings of defensiveness.

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.

Quotes & Leadership Lessons From Rocky IV

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Yeah, it’s been 35 years since Sly Stallone’s most iconic character went to Russia and achieved the unthinkable. But like millions of people, I dig the boxset out once a year for a gripping seven-part (sorry Rocky V) binge.

The Procrastination Busting Question – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I was going to tell you about it but maybe I will wait. I don’t feel like it…right now. This will be hard. I want to get it just right. There are LOTS of reasons why we procrastinate and we all do it at one time or another (and probably even more than that!) And […].

How to Make Working from Home Work

Leadership Freak

56% of managers say it’s likely that their company would allow the workforce to work remotely after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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Your Leadership Power Is Contagious. Now What?

Lead from Within

As a leader, what you do and how you do it, what you say and how you say it will all be imitated by those you lead. A leader’s power is contagious. Whether you know it or not, the way you carry out your leadership will influence others. Whether that influence is positive or negative is up to you.

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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.

Leading with Your Full Self – Interview with Ellen Robinson

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, you’ll meet Ellen Robinson, former General Manager for Denver Pepsi Cola and President of Ascent Sports (owners of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche). She will help you look at your leadership through a different lens and give […].

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9 Ways to Have Even More Calm, Courageous Conversations


Over the last several months, we’ve all faced discomfort in new ways – from navigating the unknowns of the pandemic and making (and communicating) difficult business decisions, to facing unconscious bias and having important conversations about race – there’s no doubt we’ve gotten out of our comfort zones in new ways.

How Long is Your Management Nose

Leadership Freak

Long-nosed managers sniff around in everyone’s business. Short-nosed managers seem disinterested, aloof, and uncaring. How long should a manager’s nose be? One size doesn’t fit all. My preference: I preferred managers with short… Continue reading → Communication Managing Management

Overcoming Remote Work Fatigue

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve been working remotely for a while. At the start, it went pretty well – you had a common challenge with your team and you met it. But now, you are finding that remote work fatigue is real. You know that work can be stressful at times, but this remote work fatigue you are feeling […].

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.