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Leaders Who Lust

Leading Blog

I N 2004, Barbara Kellerman wrote that “the idea that some leaders and some followers are bad, and that they might have something in common with good leaders and followers, has not fully penetrated the conversation or the curriculum” on leadership.

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Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans

RapidStart Leadership

Native Americans exploited the herd mentality of the buffalo when hunting them; as social animals ourselves, what does that mean for us as leaders? The post Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Joseph Lalonde

Over the years, I’ve signed up for a lot of newsletters, store promotions, and more via email. I’ve recently come to realize I’ve signed up for way too many emails. Many of them I no longer read or they no longer apply to me. What does this mean for me?

Ethics is Acting Beyond Self-Interest

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethics is fundamentally about acting beyond our own self-interests. Can we be ethical without considering others and acting in ways that benefit them?

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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.

Win Every Day: Putting Proven Practices To Work For Extraordinary Results

Lead Change Blog

Execution is essential for high-performing organizations, but often the leaders of those organizations have misconceptions about what strong and successful execution looks like.

Leading Thoughts for October 29, 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. Carl Schorske on the need to think not just about but to think with history; to employ the materials of the past and the configurations in which we organize and comprehend them to orient ourselves in the living present:: “In most fields of intellectual and artistic culture, twentieth-century Europe and America learned to think without history.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Honest Thief

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It’s been a long time since I’ve stepped foot in a movie theater (except seeing The New Mutants at the Getty 4 drive-in). Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, theaters have been shut down in Michigan for close to 7 months.

Resiliency Coaching Increases Revenue and Decreases Employee Burnout

Lead Change Blog

An exhaustive research study by BetterUp, the global leader in mobile-based professional coaching, produced significant findings through its industry-leading research unit. In short, organizations and individuals who grew in resilience mindsets, behaviors and relationships significantly increased more than three times their annual revenue growth rate and reported 52% less burnout among employees.

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What’s the Problem? Problem-Solving Lessons-Learned from Moneyball

RapidStart Leadership

"What's the problem?" is the question we should ask before we start looking for solutions, as these clips from the movie 'Moneyball' illustrate beautifully. The post What’s the Problem? Problem-Solving Lessons-Learned from Moneyball appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How to Help Your Team Prepare for the Turbulent Aftermath of the Election

Let's Grow Leaders

Are your managers prepared to deal with the turbulent aftermath of the election?

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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!

5 Books Leaders Should Read In November 2020

Joseph Lalonde

Every month, I want to share with you a list of 5 book recommendations. They are books that have touched my life, added value, or have helped me to become a better leader. The books can range from fiction to non-fiction to infotainment. I believe all books can help us become better leaders.

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The Team is Your Destiny

Lead Change Blog

“Why didn’t you tell me!” ” Karen was angry. I knew right away this wouldn’t be anything like the happy call we’d had a couple of weeks earlier when she told me she was getting the promotion she wanted. Henceforth, she wouldn’t be “Karen the marketing analyst.” ” She would be “Karen the team leader.” ” . Karen is a focused and disciplined woman. So, she didn’t rant for more than a couple of seconds.

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Addressing The Leadership Wake-Up Call Brought Forth By COVID-19

Tanveer Naseer

If ever there was a singular event that brought to the forefront the influence – if not importance – of good governance, there’s little question COVID-19 fits that bill. Indeed, throughout the world, we’re seeing a critical examination of not only how effective governments at all levels are at not. Click to continue reading. Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts accountability collaboration COVID-19 crisis management leadership learning trust

The Death of the Conference Call

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are like me, you have been on hundreds of conference calls in the past. They were a brilliant solution to remote communication requiring only a phone, a number to the bridge line, and a passcode.

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!

17 Things to Never do when Giving Corrective Feedback

Leadership Freak

The bad things you do might erase the good. Yesterday, at the end of a training session, I asked a group to list things you should never do when giving feedback. Sometimes the… Continue reading → Feedback

How to Best Survive A Bad Leader

Lead from Within

If you’re among the many people who find themselves working for a bad leader, take heart. Given a choice, no one would willingly put themselves in that situation. But, as with any circumstance that’s less than ideal, what you get out of it largely depends on what you put into it.

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Heartbeat Leadership – Interview with Dawn Kirk

Let's Grow Leaders

In this wisdom-packed episode, executive coach and author Dawn Kirk gives you practical tools she developed throughout her career to help your team navigate the challenges of our times while remaining focused on the results the team exists to achieve. Listen to […].

How Your Late Employees Improve Your Competitive Advantage

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Grace Pacie: We’ve all heard the story that lateness costs the country billions in lost productivity - it’s claimed that lateness costs American businesses more than $3 billion dollars a year, but can that figure be trusted?

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!

I’ve Never Seen This on a Zoom Call – Have You

Leadership Freak

I was surprised on a recent video conference call. At the end of a technology check, for a recent online presentation, the team clapped. I’ve never seen that before. Have you? They clapped… Continue reading → Gratitude

12 Tips to Communicate Better and Improve Business Results

leaderCommunicator

Whether you need to leverage new technology, engage employees to deliver better for customers, or just keep meeting your business goals, good communication is critical to any success strategy.

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The Scary Thing About Leadership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Here’s a fact: Kids LOVE Halloween. Because of the rewards, of course. The candy! And while they are thinking about the sweet treats, they are also thinking about being scared. Now when you think about it, preparing to be a leader is eerily similar.

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A Toxic Work Culture is forcing your Best Employees to Quit!

Brigette Hyacinth

Whenever a boss acts like a dictator – shutting down, embarrassing, or firing anyone who dares to challenge the status quo – you’ve got a toxic workplace problem.

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.

The 12 Scariest Bosses Anyone Could Have

Leadership Freak

Research shows that managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores. The 12 scariest bosses: Ghost boss – only shows up when things go wrong. Wart boss – loves to point… Continue reading → Leading

Temper ~ Paradox in the COVID Era

Mills Scofield

TY Chuck Annable for the photo. I love paradoxes and oxymorons; they get us to extend our comfort zone. So, I started thinking about the word “temper” – not sure why, just did.

Creating Better Communication, Collaboration, and Trust on Your Team Using the DISC Model

Kevin Eikenberry

Would you like your team to have greater collaboration and trust? Would you like easier and more effective communication, across your team – whether you are remote or face-to-face? If you had a proven tool to help in all those areas, would you use it?

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Creating a High-Trust Company

Steve Farber

Have you ever heard of an employee-owned company? What exactly does this mean? Is it even possible? Well, for a business that runs on love, that is definitely nowhere near impossible. In this episode, Read more. The post Creating a High-Trust Company first appeared on Steve Farber.

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.

The Expectation Trap – On Rats and High Performance

Leadership Freak

Expectations impact the quality of your team mates and your enjoyment of your leadership experience. Two questions: What do you expect of others? What do you expect of yourself? Expectation of rats: Robert… Continue reading → Appreciation Feedback Personal Growth Taking others higher performance expectations

How to Develop Performance Measures?

Strategy Driven

Have you ever thought of improving the quality and productivity of your organization, achieving set goals, and recognizing hard-working employees? Well, one sure way is by developing the right performance measure. Organizations often measure employee performance to achieve set goals.

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Lessons for Leaders from Decisions that Changed History

Skip Prichard

It’s Time to Lead. Where is leadership when we need it? What can today’s corporate, non-profit, military, and public-service leaders learn from daring decisions that changed history?

Weekly Round-Up: 3 Advantages of a Remote Workforce, 3 Steps to Get a 2021 IC Budget, Company Culture Insights, How to Hit Your Innovation Sweet Spot, Avoid Getting Diversity Wrong

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past couple weeks.

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.