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The Hidden Habits of Genius

Leading Blog

W HO and what is a genius? The label gets thrown around a lot. Are you a genius? Probably not. But then, most of us are not. However, you can learn to think like one. Craig Wright teaches a class at Yale on the nature of genius.

Strategic Leadership 2021: Lessons from Strategy Class

Lead Change Blog

Strategic leadership means leading for today, tomorrow, and beyond. It manifests through helping shape a continually evolving organizational paradigm while operating effectively in the current environment. Leading the long view takes place by engaging team members in creating co-ownership of the future-state vision and strategy that brings the vision to life.

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In December 2020

Joseph Lalonde

Reading is a great way to discover new thoughts, challenge old thoughts, and become wiser. There’s no shortage of books out there and that’s a GOOD thing. The knowledge of ages is stored within these tomes. They contain the blood, sweat, and tears of those who have led before us.

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Leadership Tantrums – 15 Reasons to Keep Your Cool

RapidStart Leadership

Leadership tantrums seem to be all too common, but throwing a fit just makes things worse. Here's a short story and 15 quotes about anger to help you keep your cool. The post Leadership Tantrums – 15 Reasons to Keep Your Cool appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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.

Think For Yourself

Leading Blog

A GREAT IRONY of our time is that even as we are more informed, we are thinking less. We outsource our thinking. We rely on others to think for us. And we do almost unconsciously, by default, without thinking.

Creating and Leading High Performing Teams

Lead Change Blog

A team is a small number of people who are committed to working together to achieve the desired goal. Working together includes talking, sharing ideas, debating issues, collaborating, making decisions, establishing goals, providing feedback, and celebrating success. Teams, like personal relationships, go through stages. Teams don’t become great performers overnight. It takes time to develop trust, learn to collaborate, and understand each other’s thinking styles and behavior patterns.

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7 Signs Your Remote Team Needs Additional Training

Kevin Eikenberry

You and your team have been working remotely for months now – with no specific end in sight. And during this time, people have likely been working harder than ever and in new ways. Have you spent any time training for remote work? If you haven’t, how would you know when and if new skills […].

How You Become Optimistic

Leading Blog

M ICHAEL J. FOX has lived with Parkinson’s disease since 1991. He says he has developed a sort of détente with the disease that requires adaptability and resilience—and a lot of his characteristic optimism.

Quiet Is The New Superpower: Voices From The Introvert Revolution

Lead Change Blog

Half of the population identifies themselves as introverts, however many workplaces are stuck in traditional, extrovert-centric cultures that reward people for speaking up publicly, expect them to log face time, and employ hiring and promotion practices rooted in the past.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Real Steel

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There’s something about feel-good movies that make you want to watch them again and again. Real Steel is one of those feel-good movies. I’d watched Real Steel when the movie released in 2011. I remember loving the movie.

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.

How Exceptional Leaders Attract And Grow Talent To Drive Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

For most of us, the best leader we ever worked for not only led our team to succeed, but also helped us fulfill our career aspirations. So what is that ‘secret sauce’ that allowed these leaders to not only achieve their organization’s goals, but attract and grow employees under their.

Leading Thoughts for November 26, 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.

Grateful For You

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton During COVID-19, I have had to make sacrifices, but I have also had much to be grateful for. Here are some of the many people I'm grateful for this year: Ethical Leader 7 Lenses ethical thinking ethical thinking and leadership ethics questions

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What to Do When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

Career Advancement

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow. Have you ever worked tirelessly to produce a report or a presentation, only to have a collaborator claim the limelight? You’re not alone.

Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

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

On Being Grateful: An Asking For a Friend Interview with Dan Rockwell

Let's Grow Leaders

We’re excited to share this special Thanksgiving edition of Asking For a Friend. Karin interviews Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak, about how to be grateful– even during difficult times. In this episode, we unpack some of Dan’s recent and inspirational writing on gratitude, […].

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Learn Something Today – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We all want to be life-long or continual learners, but just saying that isn’t enough. The only sustainable way to accomplish this is to be learning every day. In the video below, I’m sharing three simple ways to help incorporate more learning in your life.

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What’s Your Pandemic Perspective Shift?

Next Level Blog

As many of us approach family Thanksgiving gatherings via Zoom, I’ve been thinking about all the perspective shifts I’ve had during this year of the pandemic.

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If Life Is Kicking You In The Ass, Time To Kick Back.

Rich Gee Group

“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger To win, you must exploit the system. I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”.

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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.

How Leaders Can Find the Fun During the Slog

Let's Grow Leaders

Find the fun with authenticity, surprise, and variety Robert unmuted his microphone, leaned into the camera, and asked in a near-whisper: “How can we find the fun again?” ” We were facilitating at the Inc 5000 Vision Conference, helping leaders navigate the challenges […].

7 Ways to Rise Above Grumpy Leadership

Leadership Freak

A leader who never laughs has an unhappy team. Happy people go further than grumps. And they enjoy the journey. Order of operation: Happy people are more successful than grumps. You might believe… Continue reading → Leading

Protect Your Budget Today

Kevin Eikenberry

In marketing and advertising circles, it is well known that everyone likes a sale. Sales move people to purchase, sometimes even to buy things they don’t need (or didn’t think they did until they saw the sale). We do not often do sales.

To Win You Must Exploit The System.

Rich Gee Group

“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”. Listen: The most successful people on this planet do not care about how they achieve it.

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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.

Why Dishwashers are a Great Management Lesson

Mills Scofield

What the heck does a dishwasher have to do with management? Everything – stick with me. Think about how many managers (including us!) struggle with micromanaging, criticizing (vs. critiquing), taking vs. giving credit and giving vs. taking blame.

You Have to See This – An Experiment in Gratitude

Leadership Freak

Gratefulness turns unhappiness on its head. People run toward gratefulness and away from ingratitude. Thankfulness feels like love.Ungratefulness feels like hate. Gratitude invites.Ingratitude repels. Gratitude transforms.

Saying Thank You to Your Employees


Cindy McGovern offers five meaningful ways employers can say “thank you” to their staffs during the holidays and throughout the year. Today’s post is by Dr. Cindy McGovern, author of Every Job is a Sales Job (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

The History of Money in 10 Illustrations By Harry Harrison

CEO Insider

Today we are rushing into a new world where the money is becoming digital and a society that could go cashless.

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!

9 Characteristics of All Great Leaders

Strategy Driven

The world is experiencing unprecedented times like we’ve never seen before. The global COVID pandemic is changing the way most of us live and work. Some companies have managed to make it through these times fairly untouched, while others have faced many great challenges and struggled significantly.

What if Your Future is Mapped by Your Words

Leadership Freak

The words that come out of your mouth explain 4 things. Who you believe you are. Who you believe others are. What matters. Where you are going. But where do your words come… Continue reading → Leading


How to Make Your Employees Feel They Belong

Lead from Within

A basic need of people everywhere is to feel they belong. A sense of belonging is essential to emotional well-being, and it’s also an intrinsic motivator, activating people to become more involved and inspired. In short, it’s an essential component of any successful team and organization.

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Resistance to Change is Cooperation for Improvement

Mike Cardus

While working, you perceive change on a continuum from cooperation and learning — to resistance and a pain in the ass. .

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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!