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5 Steps to Take to Improve People Management Skills

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by krakenimages on Unsplash. Whether you are starting your career as a manager or you are looking to develop in a position, there is always something to learn.

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How to Say No at Work: Powerful Phrases to Stand Your Ground

Let's Grow Leaders

To Gain More Confidence Saying No at Work, Start with Your “Yes” It’s never easy to say no at work. After all, you want to be helpful, responsive, and a team player.

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A Simple Reusable One-On-One Plan, Part 2

Leadership Freak

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” Anonymous You don’t have time to rigorously plan each one-on-one. Adopt a universal approach that protects time and maximizes opportunities. A simple reusable one-on-one plan, part… Continue reading → Leading

Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series on Recognizing Ethical Issues, I addressed the gaps in our thinking that require us to develop an ethical alert system. in Part 2, I explored why some leaders who want to do the right thing still don't "do the work" to learn how to do it. In Part 3, I dug into the importance of ethical awareness as the basis for ethical decision making. Part 4 described ways to start developing ethical thinking.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Woman King

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article We’ve heard the fictional story of the women warriors of the Dora Milaje in the movie Black Panther. Imagine if they were real. They may have been. The Woman King is based on a true story.

Loveable Leadership with Jeff Gibbard

Let's Grow Leaders

When your team thinks of you as a leader, is your leadership loveable?

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Do You Self-Sabotage Your Success?

Rich Gee Group

Many times in our lives, we all subtly undermine our success — when we unconsciously make bad choices, and our harmful behavior can impact nearly every part of our life. This self-sabotage can stop us from achieving significant plans and goals in our careers and life. Why Do We Self-Sabotage?

The Power Of Changing Your Mind

Joseph Lalonde

People are stubborn. Once they have a belief, they struggle to reimagine something new. Now, if people are stubborn, leaders can be hard-headed and impossible to change! Not really. However, it is how we feel sometimes. We hold tight to our ideals. We believe we know best.

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Leadership Vulnerability: How do I Do This Well? (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Karin, I know I get that leadership vulnerability and transparency really make a difference in building trust. And, you know what? IT’S HARD! How do I get okay with it? Where do I start? Does it really matter? What if it backfires?” ” #AskingforaFriend.

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A Simple Reusable One-On-One Plan

Leadership Freak

Poorly planned one-on-ones squander time. You’re thinking, “Hurry up. I have real work to do.” ” Reusable one-on-one plans save time. Provide clarity, freedom, and confidence with reusable one-on-one plans.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Should We Monitor Progress or Activity?

Kevin Eikenberry

Should we monitor (or measure) progress or activity? It is a good question – one that you may not have thought about or realized how important the answer might be. That’s why I’m writing this. To give us all some food for thought and perhaps a new perspective on this important question.

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Tips For Managers: 8 Ways To Be A Better Leader At Work

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Leadership is more than just giving orders and being the boss. To be an effective leader, you need to be able to motivate and inspire your team to do their best work.

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Outsource for Proactive Business Solutions

Strategy Driven

You know who you are. You are an entrepreneur. A great idea has taken hold, and you cannot shake it off. The realization that you are onto something big has begun to set in. Now it is time to innovate and ideate to create something special – a company of your own.

Leaders Love the Most

Leadership Freak

Leaders love the most. Haters ruin the most. “All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.” White Get out of leadership if you… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading love

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7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

Find Your Inspiration – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Inspiration is important. When we have more inspiration, it amps up our energy. We also have a greater focus and greater resolve. And as we’re more inspired, we take action. So where do you look for inspiration? I can tell you! Check out the video below to find out!

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10 Bible Verses To Remind Leaders Who Really Is In Control

Joseph Lalonde

You’re a leader. You’re in charge! Right?!? Wrong… We may be given authority over some areas of our lives , but there’s someone else who is in control. I fully believe God is in control. Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash. I hope you do too.

How To Retain Professionalism as Hybrid Employees

Strategy Driven

The world of work has been irrevocably changed, and we’re unlikely to ever see a return to full-time office life ever again.

Crisis: 5 Ways to Fuel Progress When the Lights Go Out

Leadership Freak

Never trivialize crisis with frivolous optimism. Smart people roll their eyes at Pollyanna leaders. Acknowledge bad and work toward good. The danger of crisis is magnetism.

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

The Power of Peer Learning

Kevin Eikenberry

Think about your best learning experiences for a second. Don’t worry, I’ll wait. Chances are some of them involve an expert or wise person, a mentor, or a coach sharing experiences and knowledge with you. There is no doubt that is one effective way to learn.

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Purpose, Preparation, and Play

CEO Insider

Organizational teams of any kind would be wise to heed the best practices of CEO peer advisory groups/forums. Watching the best of the best is like being treated to an evening at the Boston Symphony or a highlight reel featuring top plays on any given Sunday in the NFL.

Leaders ‘instill trust’

Decker Communication

A recent study by Korn Ferry shows the traits needed by leaders, and as it has been tracked over the years, the traits have changed accordingly. One stood out to me as a new addition for 2022; however, is it new? It’s that leaders need to ‘instill trust.’

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Saturday Sage: 12 Quiet Quitting Remedies

Leadership Freak

Thanks to TikTok everyone is talking about ‘quiet quitting’ Definitions of quiet quitting: Quiet quitting doesn’t mean that an employee has quit, but they are setting boundaries at work and refusing to go… Continue reading → Success Leading Growth organizational success Saturday Sage

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Top Tips for Managing Up

Modern Servant Leader

Top Tips for Managing Up. When it comes to managing up, there are two scenarios: when you’re on good terms with your boss and when you’re struggling with them. From my experience, most people seeking advice on managing up, are already struggling to align with their boss.

How to Supercharge Your Creativity as a CEO

CEO Insider

Many view CEOs as the brains of an enterprise – the passion-driven, logistics-obsessed leader who is always thinking ten steps ahead and dreaming up new ways to make the company more successful. But what happens when CEOs get bogged down by the day-to-day pressures of running a company?

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Starting A Business At Home Made Simple

Strategy Driven

Anyone can start a business of their own in their own home. It is something that people do all the time, and it’s actually a lot easier and simpler than you might think.

Consulting Firm Owners, Read This First

David A Fields

Sometimes we consulting firm owners make assumptions and those turn out to be wildly inaccurate.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Would You Invest $3 Billion Where You Lead

Modern Servant Leader

If you had $3 billion to invest in any mission, cause or effort, what would you invest in? While also putting your personal time and energy behind it as the leader of that organization or mission? That’s what the founder and CEO of Patagonia recently did, while retaining a very small portion.

Action-Learning based leadership development using entangled-trios

Mike Cardus

Cross-Functional Collaboration – Action-learning based leadership development. An organization-development process developed for a company. Instead of pulling new and experienced supervisors into a series of classes and lectures, we wanted to engage in action-learning.

How Can You Free Up The Time To Focus Outside Of Your Core Competencies?

Strategy Driven

All business leaders , and the businesses they manage for that matter, have strengths. These strengths are known as ‘core competencies,’ that is the mainline tasks, priorities, and unique selling points you offer as a firm.

A Personal Lesson Of Leadership Failure And Becoming A Better Listener

Tanveer Nasser

Without question, being an effective listener is definitely a critical skill for leaders to demonstrate, especially as workplaces continue to become more demographically diverse.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.