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Why Content Isn’t King in Leadership Communications

Leading Blog

S OME of my executive clients believe, instinctively, that content is king. They maintain that “useful information” is a crucial driver of effective leadership—that their job is primarily to educate and inform their teams with facts and figures.

The Year Of Continued Fatigue

Joseph Lalonde

2020 was the year of COVID-19. I believe it was also the year of fatigue. So many leaders have been challenged, beat down, and talked down to because of the COVID-19 virus. They’ve become beat-up, worn-down versions of their old selves. Then comes the year 2021.


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Seeing Past Our Point of View

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Have you noticed the steady increase in the complexity of navigating our daily lives? It feels like we have too many choices, too much information, and not enough time.

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The Folly of Normal Office Return Revealed by Delta Surge

Lead Change Blog

Vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant has dropped to 39% after 6 months. That makes it folly to pursue a normal office return. Make no mistake about the danger: the Delta surge forecast to grow much worse in the next few months. Indeed, the CDC is asking vaccinated people to wear masks and recommending booster shots.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

What Does Equitable Leadership Look Like?

Leading Blog

D URING the pandemic, one of us became a bit of a Star Trek fan.

Things To Consider While Making Leadership Decisions

Joseph Lalonde

We can make decisions in a vacuum. It is easy to dismiss others around us or their ideas. We do this in our homes. We do it in our businesses. And this hurts our effectiveness. Today, I want us to look at a few things to consider when making leadership decisions. This will help you […].

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REWIRE Your Thinking And Transform Your Life

Lead Change Blog

The truth is, you have the ability to create lasting change in your life. You always have a choice; you are not stuck or bound by a fixed set of capacity or capability. Changing your life requires a change in thinking. .

Put One Big Rock on Your Calendar

Leadership Freak

The end of this week is your last opportunity to put a big rock on next week’s calendar. Once day-to-day urgencies appear, they prevent you from accomplishing important tasks. You’ve been meaning to… Continue reading → Leading Purpose Time management meaningful action Priorities

Big Hammer or Small Blade? What it Really Takes to Achieve Your Goals

RapidStart Leadership

If you want to achieve your goals, take a lesson from this craftsman, who turns chunks of gnarly wood into things of beauty. The post Big Hammer or Small Blade? What it Really Takes to Achieve Your Goals appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Cry Macho

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Cry Macho is the new Clint Eastwood movie. It stars Clint as cowboy Mike Milo. He’s old and well past his prime in the cowboy circuit.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Resourcefulness Matters: How to Help Your Team Be More Resourceful

Let's Grow Leaders

7 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Be More Resourceful. What does it mean to be resourceful? Our favorite definition of resourceful is, “The ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.” ” Quick and clever. Overcome difficulties.

Four Dumb Things Smart Leaders Do That Hinder Employee Engagement

Leadership Freak

I was reminded, during a recent team meeting, that successful leadership is often about simple practices and straight-forward behaviors. If leadership practices are complicated, you’re doing it wrong. You don’t have to be… Continue reading → Leading

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How to Coach for SMART Goals

Next Level Blog

This past Saturday, I had the privilege of sharing an auditorium with dozens of motivated young college men from the HBCU North Carolina Central University and other institutions.

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A Coachable Mindset Begins With HUNGER

Great Results Team Building

If you are reading this article, then either you or someone on your team needs to develop a more coachable mindset. The issue, as many people have found, is that when you do not have a coachable mindset, you remain stuck and find excuses for the lack of results that stubbornness delivers.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

How Do You Create Customer Loyalty? (Video with Shep Hyken)

Let's Grow Leaders

Your Most Important Customer Loyalty Metric: Do Your Customers Come Back. In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I talk with Shep Hyken, author of I’ll Be Back , discusses how to build customer loyalty and getting customers to come back again and again. The Basic’s of Customer Loyalty.

Bingeing for Your Future

Kevin Eikenberry

It used to be that watching TV meant watching it live. Then we had VHS recorders where we could watch something later (if you could set it up). Then came DVRs, which made it easier, and you could store more shows than you could ever watch. Now we have streaming – and the true advent […].

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Why You Need to Stop Fighting Arrogance

Leadership Freak

Arrogance is a beast that never tires, never stops, and can’t be defeated. It never compromises. Arrogance never cohabitates with your best self. Arrogance is an enemy that dilutes the joys of life… Continue reading → Humility arrogance humility


Interview with Kathy Caprino Published in Forbes

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Forbes senior contributor and career coach Kathy Caprino about a topic that’s on a lot of employers’ minds these days: how to prevent your firm from being negatively impacted by the “Great Resignation.” ” .

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Inspired to Inspire with Lance Tanaka

Let's Grow Leaders

Leaders who want to inspire others need inspiration themselves. That inspiration is your purpose.

How to Run a Modern Business

Tanveer Naseer

In an increasingly competitive business world, it helps to put processes in place to allow your company to truly stand out. Your business should be on the cutting edge of modern ideas to show that you are not a place that is going to be left behind in the 20th. Click to continue reading. Other

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What to Do When You Reach a Goal? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are a goal setter (which improves the chances of getting where you want to go), you will achieve them – maybe not all, but many of them. And often people feel empty or feel a sense of ennui when they reach a goal. The good news is, reaching your goal IS the goal. […].

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Leadership Communication Training: Expectations v. Reality | Rainmaker

Sales Wolf Blog

Smart CEOs, managers, and leaders are relentless in improving their team’s communication skills because they understand the value of strong team communication including higher productivity, higher profitability, and reduced stress.

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.

2 Ways to Build a High Ownership Culture

Leadership Freak

When ownership is low, getting things done is always hard. 7 signs you’re in a low ownership culture: Normal requests are greeted with moaning. It’s an ‘every person for themselves’ culture. Unhelpfulness is… Continue reading → energy engagement Forgiveness second chances

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How To Spur Yourself On To Greater Success

Strategy Driven

If you are seeking to gain a lot of success in your field, whatever field that might be, then there are a lot of things that you might want to try in order to get there.

Join Me Live This Week

Kevin Eikenberry

I know where I will be all week.

Life is too short

CEO Insider

In April my ex-husband passed away after a very short battle with cancer. It’s an unusual expression – to ‘battle’ with cancer. There was no battle. The cancer was cunning. It arrived unannounced and spread its evil through his body without fanfare.

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!

Positive Discontent: How to Intervene Before Things Fall Apart

Leadership Freak

While he was on vacation, one manager’s team lost momentum. We discussed how to intervene before things fall apart. I gave him two phrases for reflection, protecting gains and positive discontent. Protecting gains… Continue reading → Courage Goals Leading Managing Success Taking others higher forward momentum Growth leadership success momentum

Immigrant Detention and How bond funding works for immigrants

Strategy Driven

Detention services for illegal immigration began back in 1890. Ellis Island in New York City was the first to conduct the practice. It has since become a staple feature of ICE and other organizations. Illegal Immigrants will have to be removed back to their country of origin.

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Picking Alternatives to Email

Kevin Eikenberry

You tell me – is email the best thing since sliced bread or the bane of your work existence? Chances are you have considered it to be both – perhaps on the same day. My colleague and co-author Wayne Turmel wrote a great post with the same title on our Remote Leadership Institute blog and […].

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When to Use Email (and When Not to)


Email can be a wonderful tool, if used properly. You likely use email as a communication channel in the workplace even more now that more employees are working remotely, but it’s important to consider its limitations and not overload your employees’ inboxes.

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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!