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LeadershipNow 140: April 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2021 that you don't want to miss: 5 Work-From-Home Rituals that Will Reduce Burnout by @Julie_WG. VIDEO: Culture Leadership Charge - The one lever great leaders rely upon by @scedmonds.

Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco?

Lead Change Blog

“The Ego is an exquisite instrument. Enjoy it, use it – just don’t get lost in it.” – Ram Dass. We’ve worked with them and for them – individuals in leadership positions who prioritize profits over people, place a greater value on transactions than interactions and view themselves on a higher level than those around them. While their ego-driven ambition may be effective in generating short-term gains, attaining goals is different from achieving growth.

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Rethinking Bereavement Pay And Time Off

Joseph Lalonde

While there is no federal law mandating paid or unpaid bereavement pay, many organizations consider this a part of an employee’s benefits package. They know employees are better when they have time to grieve and care for themselves after losing a loved one.

Ethical Thinking, Ethical Self: 5 Things You Need to Know

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Developing an "ethical self" is important for good citizenship and good leadership. But what does it involve? There's more to developing and maintaining an ethical self than trying to make good choices.

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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.

The FBI Way: The Seven C’s of Excellence

Leading Blog

T HE Federal Bureau of Investigation is a respected American institution that had its beginnings in 1908.

Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again

Lead Change Blog

Wouldn’t you love to feel as engaged and energized as you were on day one? You can! The key is to quit waiting for it to happen and take control of the process yourself. 70% of us feel uninspired at work – which kills productivity and promise.

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Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

Having the courage to lead is more than just stepping forward, there is something else we have to do with that courage if we really want to lead well. The post Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Leading Thoughts for April 29, 2021

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. Phil Knight on competition: “Emotion would be fatal. I needed to remain cool. I thought back on my running career at Oregon.

The Covid-19 Lessons That Business Leaders Should Keep After the Pandemic

Lead Change Blog

Good leadership skills may differ across businesses, yet few of these skills prepared leaders to manage the turmoil over the past year. The pandemic has shown that leadership skills fundamentally matter, and also highlighted what leadership skills are particularly important in navigating uncertainty – in politics, business, and in our personal lives. So, what has made some people respond to the unprecedented changes of the pandemic better than others?

BOOKS TO READ: 5 Books Leaders Should Read In May 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Once a month, I love to share with readers the books they should consider reading the following month. It’s fun looking at the great books that have been released and how they can impact other leaders. Today’s list will be no different.

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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!

How To Improve Your Leadership Skills With Technology

Tanveer Naseer

There are as many different types of leaders and skill sets as there are personalities. Leaders encourage, empower, and inspire their team members to reach shared goals by treading new waters.

Breaking Through | A New Frontier of Technology and Innovation

N2Growth Blog

We are witnessing the creation of an entirely new paradigm, a fierce wave of technological innovation boosting generations of new businesses and business leaders.

Build Your Leadership Capacity on a Strong Personal Foundation

Lead Change Blog

Jayden,* a newly appointed supervisor, approached me with a question at the end of a leadership program. What can I do to advance quickly as a leader in my company?” he asked. Jayden was surprised when I responded, “Start by building a strong personal foundation.”. As I went on to tell Jayden, you can’t build a skyscraper on a foundation meant for a garage. The foundation will crumble, and the building will collapse. The same is true for your leadership career.

How to Respond To Employee’s Wacky Ideas (Tool & Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

How You Respond Sends a Powerful Message. You don’t just want ideas from your team. You want ideas you can use. And let’s be real—sometimes the ideas are so wacky, you might even be fighting back a sarcastic chuckle.

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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!

7 Surprising Things Successful Leaders Stop Doing that Make Leadership Easier

Leadership Freak

It doesn’t take a genius to make hard work painful. Sometimes success is about stopping something. 7 surprising things successful leaders stop doing: Don’t… #1. Stick to your guns no matter what. Some… Continue reading → Feedback Gratitude Humility Marks of leaders Taking others higher dumb mistakes fatal mistake successful failure

How to Sustain Your Leadership Team’s Momentum Throughout the Year

Next Level Blog

A few weeks ago, I had an online Q&A session with a senior executive following a keynote presentation I did for her company’s annual senior leadership summit.

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The Power of the Process

Lead Change Blog

Recently, I was engaged to lead a strategic planning exercise for a company navigating challenges resulting from the Covid pandemic. The first meeting was with a board member and the CEO to discuss details about the company’s situation. Armed with these insights, I developed a service proposal that described how we would work together in creating a strategic plan and implementing a strategic management process.

Unlock Your Team’s Best Thinking

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever watched a team member do something clever, solve a problem, or creatively improve a process, then ask them why they hadn’t shared it with the team? Too often, your team’s best thinking remains hidden.

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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!

Listening is the Overlooked Tool of Leadership

Leadership Freak

Listening increases the value and impact of your words. The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.” Stephen R. Covey Not listening: Waiting-listening: Most people think… Continue reading → Leading

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Why Are You Delegating? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Every leadership course talks about delegation. And if it doesn’t, it comes up in the conversation. How do I know this? Because I’ve taught hundreds and every time I do, we talk about delegation. And even though it’s a major topic of conversation, many leaders are not doing it well.

How to Identify and Develop Soft Skills?

Chart Your Course

These days the labour market is full of specialists. Many of them found a dream job, but only a few managed to stay at it. It is all due to soft skills. Those unique traits help people in achieving the best results and gain desired success. Do you have soft skills? A lot of people […]. The post How to Identify and Develop Soft Skills? appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Behavior Assessments Communication Articles Human Resource Management Supervisory Skills Team Building

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Let's Grow Leaders

The post Test for video pop-up appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders

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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.

Don’t Erase a Good Compliment with a Stupid But

Leadership Freak

A ritual gone bad: I have a ritual question I ask my wife. Sometimes I want the grandchildren to hear. The ritual begins when I ask, “Do you know what I like about… Continue reading → Communication Leading affirmation

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Feel the Resistance to Delegate – and Do It Anyway

Kevin Eikenberry

There are forces that lead us to delegate – but many things that keep leaders resisting delegation, too. I’ve long thought this is one of the big paradoxes of leadership – and one that many people never completely or confidently unravel.

External Champions: the Best Supporters of Your Consulting Firm (How to Find/Build Them)

David A Fields

All your consulting firm’s visibility-building and marketing efforts pale next to the power of a champion—an outsider who promotes your firm to others. Your consulting firm can actively create champions and super-champions who will rapidly build your business.

How Do I Become a More Effective Middle Manager? (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Ideas For Becoming a Better Middle Manager. Middle managers are like the middle child of an organization; often neglected by senior managers and blamed by their reports. However, they’re still expected to be as charming as the youngest and simultaneously as responsible as the oldest.

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.

A Promotion is Like a Dog Chasing a Car – Now What

Leadership Freak

You’re like a dog chasing a car when you earn a promotion. After you catch it, what do you do with it? You earned a new job, project, or promotion. Now what? The… Continue reading → Personal Growth Questions leadership opportunities Opportunity promotion

Introducing Remarkable Master Classes

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve been in the learning and development world since it was called “the training department.” And over that nearly thirty years, I have seen every possible trend in learning approaches. The latest, and perhaps one of the most timely and relevant, is the master class format.

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3 Big Misconceptions About Taking A Sabbatical

Strategy Driven

Taking a sabbatical is a good idea for a lot of reasons, but people often misunderstand why they are useful. Many people also get the wrong idea about taking lots of time off and they think that it will damage their career and their life in some way.

How To Get More Done at Work Through Positive Persuasion

Management Excellence

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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.