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Delegate Better: Three Ways to Get the Results You Want

RapidStart Leadership

To delegate better, it helps to put more energy into the start of the process. With the help of a story about a naturalist stranded on a frozen lake in the Canadian sub-arctic, here are three ways to begin so that we get what we need at the end.

Make Ripples

Joseph Lalonde

We all want to make a difference in our families, the organizations we work for, and our churches. The problem is that we fall into the trap of thinking we have to make all the differences ourselves. Our desire to see change, to be change results in us trying to take on too much. We […].

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How to Lead When Your Team Lacks a Sense of Urgency

Let's Grow Leaders

People’s sense of urgency varies. Schedule the finish to get everyone on the same page. It’s a common leadership frustration that we’ve experienced and hear from leaders regularly: “My people lack a sense of urgency. I must follow up on everything or we miss deadlines. I’m tired of babysitting!

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Are Organizations In The Midst Of A Kodak Moment When It Comes To Remote Work?

Tanveer Naseer

In 1973, Kodak hired engineering graduate Steven Sasson to work on figuring out whether a device the company had invented a few years prior had any practical benefits. Two years later, at the age of 24, Sasson’s experiments lead him to invent the world’s first digital camera. Sasson ran a.

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

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

The Human Journey

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The human journey. We're all taking it, but we don't always know where it's headed. We can't always see where we've been until later, when we have the long-term perspective and can begin to make sense of the twists and turns we've taken throughout our lives.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From No Time To Die

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. This past weekend saw the end to the Daniel Craig era of James Bond. He’s starred as James Bond for five movies. He’s had quite the run as James Bond. With No Time To Die, we see Craig’s run as James Bond end. And on a high note.

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4 Practices of Kindness that Make You Glorious

Leadership Freak

Everything stops in our house with the first snow. My wife joyfully calls, “It’s snowing.” We gaze like children. Sometimes we stand close. Usually it spits and sputters, but it might, if we’re… Continue reading → Appreciation Marks of leaders Strengths Growth Leadership Development

How Can I Have More Fun at Work? Asking For a Friend Video- Dr. Bob Nelson

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Ideas for Having More Fun at Work. In this week’s Asking For a Friend, I interview Dr. Bob Nelson. author of Work Made Fun Gets Done , and discuss how to have more fun at work! Dos and Dont’s For Fun at Work. Do… Be playful; choose to have fun. Be open & flexible.

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What’s Your Dream?

Joseph Lalonde

I don’t remember a lot of my sleeping dreams. My wife, on the other hand, can vividly recall her dreams. I often wonder why I can’t remember these kinds of dreams. However, I do know that I have waking dreams.

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Refreshed for the Future of Work

Kevin Eikenberry

The future of work for many will include new flexibility in when, where, and with whom people are working. Those changes mean leaders need to adjust their approaches and habits to be prepared for leading in the future.

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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.

3 Beliefs that Feel Right but Cause Harm

Leadership Freak

Reaching goals provides fulfillment. You’re exhausted because you believe the myth of reaching goals. The only thing achievement provides is the opportunity to look for the next goal. The process is endless… Continue reading → engagement Goals Personal Growth Purpose Success false belie

The Best 2×2 Matrix of All Time for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

As a consulting firm leader, you’re well aware that within every client presentation longer than 30 minutes, every white paper, and every compendium of content beefier than 20 pages, you’re required to present at least one 2×2 matrix. Failure to do so could cost you your consulting license.

The “Great Divide:” 2 “Classes” of Employees?

leaderCommunicator

Has the pandemic created two classes of employees – those who can work from home and those who can’t? Separate and unequal? For those who had an option to work from home, video calls quickly became the norm, and for many, so did keeping the kids occupied and helping with homework in between calls.

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Why “Hybrid” is the Right Word Right Now – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Several years ago, we started using the words “hybrid teams” to describe a team where there are some people working in a physical office and there are some people who work virtually outside of the office.

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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.

3 Pursuits that Set You Free

Leadership Freak

Need reveals lack. The more you need something, the less you have it. A hungry belly lacks food. Leaders who need status lack self-confidence. 3 dangers of pursuit: #1. Persecution: Need persecutes.

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More Tips For Happier Employees

Strategy Driven

Taking care of your employees is the quickest way to future-proof your business. Satisfied employees are more productive. They are motivated to achieve great results and not afraid to work hard to get there. Additionally, they are more likely to stay with the company.

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Holy Shift: The “Great Resignation” is On

leaderCommunicator

Call it the "Great Resignation,” “Tsunami Turnover,” or “Big Quit.” By any name, it describes the unprecedented shift companies are experiencing due to a staggering transformation of the American workforce. Employee Resignation Studies Point to the Workplace.

How Important is Confidence?

Kevin Eikenberry

That is a broad question – how important is confidence? Let me narrow it down just a bit – how important is confidence at work? Now that we have framed the question, let’s create a useful answer for you. In short – it more important than you may realize.

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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.

5 Symptoms of Self-Deception That Trap Unsuspecting Leaders

Leadership Freak

“The ingenuity of self-deception is inexhaustible.” Hannah More The belief that you never lie to yourself means you’re trapped by self-deception. Dangers of self-deception: #1. Self-deception limits potential. Growth depends on self-awareness. Self-deception… Continue reading → Author Book Notes self reflection

Top Tips For Starting A Construction Business

Strategy Driven

Starting a construction company can be a smart move. There is always a need for skilled construction companies and it can be work that is incredibly rewarding and enjoyable, plus you will find that every project is different so it can be varied too.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Edward M. Marshall 's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader.

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Bad Boss Leadership Horror Stories (Updated)

Modern Servant Leader

Do you have a terrible boss? Welcome to the horror show. Which leadership horror most closely aligns to your bad boss experience? As another Halloween approaches, it is time to revisit and update our list of Horror Story Bosses. Headless Horseman. First on our list is the Headless Horseman.

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.

Constraints, Creativity, and the No. 2 Highest Paid Dead Celebrity

Leadership Freak

The highest paid dead celebrity of 2020 was Michael Jackson. 2 on the list is the children’s author, Dr. Seuss. He died in 1990. According to the Associated Press, Seuss earned $33,000,000.00… Continue reading → creativity Innovation

5 Steps to Create a Happier, More Positive Environment at Work

Strategy Driven

One of the most challenging parts about working is that you are stuck in an environment for eight to ten hours a day, five days a week. If your workplace feels like one big headache, it might be time to make some changes!

Comment on Building a Culture of Adaptability by David Marriott

QAspire

Dear Tanmay. I bought the sketch notes a few months back but now I can’t remember how to log into the system to get the updated files. Please could you help me? Kind regards. David Marriott

How to Actually Get Promoted

Next Level Blog

What does it actually take to get promoted to a bigger job? I’ve been in a lot of conversations about that question over the years. Often the question comes from a high potential leader looking for advice.

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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!

The World’s Most Influential CEOs And Business Executives Of 2021

CEO Insider

?CEOWORLD magazine has revealed its annual list of the most influential CEOs and Business Executives in the world. The issue features CEOs and top business executives, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and Tech honchos like Apple CEO Tim Cook, and NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang.

Keeping The Workplace Healthy For All

Strategy Driven

One of the things you always need to be aware of in your business is the importance of keeping the workplace as healthy as possible for all of your employees, contractors and visitors.

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Simple Truths of Leadership Turn Common Sense into Common Practice

Leading with Trust

Leadership is a complex endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. We often tend to make things more complicated than they need to be and that’s true in the field of leadership.

One Secret of Power Negotiating

Skip Prichard

This is an excerpt from Secrets of Power Negotiating, 25 th Anniversary Edition by Roger Dawson is available wherever books and ebooks are sold or directly from Career Press, the publisher at www.redwheelweiser.com. Adapted, and reprinted with permission.

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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!