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How to Ask Powerful Questions for More Connection and Engagement

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Ask Powerful Questions for More Connection and Engagement. A few months ago, I had Chad Littlefield on Asking for a Friend talking about the art of powerful questions. Specifically, the importance of shifting WHY questions to WHAT and HOW questions for more connection and engagement. .

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How To Make Failure A Regular Part Of Your Life

Joseph Lalonde

You probably don’t remember your early years of trying to walk. You’d push yourself up, stumble around, and then fall flat on your bum. Maybe you even cried a bit.

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Transdisciplinary Thinking Leads to Better Decisions

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There's a problem that people don't talk about often enough. In the quest to understand things, we have divided up content and areas of science and our world in general into categories that we label (like biology, art, and psychology for example) and think of as separate.

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25 Real World Ways to Lower Stress without Medication or Meditation

Leadership Freak

How do you lower stress? Stress Leading Leadership Development stress relieving activities

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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.

How to Be an Inclusive Leader with Jennifer Brown

Let's Grow Leaders

What does it mean, practically, to be an inclusive leader? And what happens to your business, team, and leadership when you embark on the journey?

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5 Leadership Books To Read In November 2022

Joseph Lalonde

It’s the end of the month, and that means it is book time ! We like to take this time of the month to look at some of the best books for leaders to read. I love sharing these books because it helps get the word out about these fantastic reads, and they also get great books into your hands.

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The Goal of Helping is Enabling, Not More Helping

Leadership Freak

Ego needs to feel important. A ego-filled leader enjoys dependent relationships. Helping feels good. It’s destructive when people can’t move forward without you. Reject the ego-building intoxication that comes from being needed.

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Make Change Work: How to Translate Your Vision to Practical Behaviors (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Help Your Team Make Change Work: One Behavior at a Time. Helping your team make change work is tricky. It’s easy to talk about empowerment, taking appropriate risks, or showing empathy, but it’s quite another to translate those concepts into practical daily actions. In today’s Asking for a Friend, I share a very practical technique you can use to help your team identify the behaviors that will have the biggest impact. This exercise works well for several reasons.

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The Importance of Speaking Your Employees’ Language

Joseph Lalonde

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5 Ways You Can Improve Cyber Security Within Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Cyber security is an essential part of running a business. Businesses nowadays will rely heavily on the use of technology, so it is important that you have strong cyber security within your business, to protect you from any potential cyber-attacks. Even if you are running a small business, there is.

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.

7 Questions You Can Use to Help Anyone Develop, Even the Boss

Leadership Freak

Leadership is more than getting things done. Leaders bring out the best in people. Successful leaders ask questions that help others develop. 7 questions that help anyone develop: #1. What do people admire… Continue reading → Leading

Why Your Team Can’t Innovate When You Want Ideas and Try to Help

Let's Grow Leaders

When Your Team Can’t Innovate It May Be Because of Your “Help” New ideas have a life cycle. Many senior leaders jump in to help their teams refine, grow, or prune an idea before they’re ready – and as a result, their teams can’t innovate at all. Idea Killer? I have a confession to make. I’ve been an idea-killer. It’s not that I don’t want new ideas, solutions, and innovation. I didn’t callously shout “that’s not how we do it!” No, my problem was different.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Adam

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. As usual, the latest DC comic book movie is creating divisive opinions. There are moviegoers who say that Black Adam is a fantastic movie (myself included). Then, there are those who say that Black Adam is a hot mess. I don’t know what movie they saw, but it’s not the one I watched. Who or what is Black Adam ?

The Unintended Effects Of A Layoff.

Rich Gee Group

“US carmaker Ford Motor is to cut up to 8,000 jobs to reduce costs.” Siemens to lay off 2900 jobs, stating delivery delays and the rise in material costs.” You’ve executed a significant layoff of employees.

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!

3 Tips for Training Leaders to Work With Remote Teams

Chart Your Course

More workplaces than ever have virtual teams. The pandemic led to an increase in remote employment of 9%, which has now increased to 15% for many high-paying positions.

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Getting Along with Others (Even When it is Hard) – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

People are amazing and people are messy. And right now, I’m not just talking about other people. I’m talking about you and me. We’re amazing. And we’re messy and we’re strange and we’re unpredictable.

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Leaders: 5 Tips For Keeping Your Truck Fleet Safe On The Road

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Your truck fleet is one of your most valuable assets.

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The Best Leaders Ask Questions That Work

Leadership Freak

A question asked at the wrong time is a dumb question. Questions that work fit the situation. Questions have direction. Questions that work have the right destination. Tip: Determine where you want to… Continue reading → Curiosity Leadership Development Leading Questions curiosity

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Are You Stressed At Work?

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: “I’m so stressed!” We hear this a lot today - faster deadlines, impatient customers, and bosses who are never satisfied. But are we stressed? Wikipedia describes occupational stress as a “chronic condition related to one's job. It can be managed by understanding the stressful conditions at work and taking steps to remediate those conditions.”

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How to Attract Consulting Clients, Even if You Abhor the Limelight

David A Fields

“I just want to do the work. I don’t like marketing myself or selling.” That’s a common sentiment among the leaders of very small consulting firms. It also pervades the “next generation” at almost every consulting firm trying to expand its leadership ranks.

What Does Good Leadership Look Like For Trucking Companies?

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Image Link (CC0 License). Trucking companies are the backbone of society. So many businesses depend on getting their goods from A to B, safely into the hands of their customers. Without trucking companies, this wouldn’t be possible. If you’re the owner of a business like this, you need to learn how to lead your team.

Saturday Sage: Kris Wants to Be a Sage

Leadership Freak

Dear Kris, Your interest in becoming a sage is honorable. However, it takes longer than you expect. You don’t take a class in sagacity. Becoming a sage happens like seasons change, unnoticed at… Continue reading → Saturday Sage

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

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

Gratitude as a Team Sport

Kevin Eikenberry

You know that when we are grateful, we feel better and have a better attitude and outlook. Because of that, we know that gratitude is good. But those experiences also leave us thinking about gratitude as a personal thing. While gratitude is a personal experience, we can share it with others. And when we do, […]. The post Gratitude as a Team Sport appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Teambuilding Uncategorized

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5 Issues That May Be Holding You Back In Your Career

Strategy Driven

If your career has somewhat stagnated, you are not alone. It is a situation that millions of professionals find themselves in, and the harsh reality is that the majority will stay there for the long haul.

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How to Successfully Incorporate AI Into Your Workflow

CEO Insider

Creating a successful AI-based solution is different from regular software development because how it will operate in a real-world situation isn’t easily predicted.

Some Of My Favorite Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

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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.

True North – Emerging Leader Edition

Kevin Eikenberry

True north. Readers of business and leadership books will immediately think of Bill George when they hear that phrase. George, the accomplished CEO of Medtronic, later became a writer and teacher and urged us all to find our True North. To find who we are as a leader and use that awareness to find our […]. The post True North – Emerging Leader Edition appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Developmen

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Creating a Happy Workplace For Your Employees

Strategy Driven

People need to work to pay their bills and so forth, but that doesn’t mean that the only thing they look for from an employer is a paycheck. They also want to work in an environment that’s pleasant.

5 Powerful Ways Having Positive Attitude Can Be A Game Changer

Lolly Daskal

Business is hard these days. Markets are volatile, morale is low, and the world faces new challenges daily. In times like this, it’s easy to fall into a slump. But as a leader, you set the tone, and it’s important to create positivity.

Strategies For Solving Your Toughest Leadership Problems

Eric Jacobson

If you struggle with these paradoxes: How can I express my individuality and be a team player? How do I balance work and life? How can I take care of myself while supporting others? How can I manage the core business while innovating for the future?

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.