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Leadership U: The Six Degrees of Leadership

Leading Blog

T O LEAD people from one place to another in good times and in challenging ones requires a framework like the one presented in Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison’s concise book, Leadership U: Accelerating Through the Crisis Curve. The framework is called, The Six Degrees of Leadership.

Small Steps Lead To Success

Joseph Lalonde

During the COVID-19 pandemic, I made a promise to myself to add weight training to my exercise routine. I already had a steady schedule of cardiovascular exercises with my running. My strength game suffered. I had been pouring all of my time and energy for exercise into running.

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3 Simple Strategies for Spectacular Leadership

Lead Change Blog

We need the right balance between authority vs. autonomy, consensus vs. direct decision-making, and friendly vs. firm. Whether you’re new to management or a veteran leader, this webinar will give you the tools you need to lead spectacularly.

Digital Deception: Unethical Sleight of Hand

Leading in Context

Things are not always as they seem. Technology has advanced to the point that we can't be sure whether or not what we're seeing is real. There are many new ways that bad actors are usual digital sleight of hand to trick us. And the list is growing.

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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!

Leading Thoughts for January 28, 2021

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.

5 Leadership Books To Read In February 2021

Joseph Lalonde

It’s the end of the month and that means it is time for another round of book recommendations for leaders. This list contains 5 books that are old, new, and even unknown.

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Understanding The Impact Mindsets Have On Our Ability To Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question that our mindset plays a critical role in how we relate to our world and those around us. But how can leaders make sure their mindset is helps bring out the best in others and not impede organizational growth and success? That’s the topic I’ll be exploring.

How to Reclaim Your Time and Live A Happier Life

Leading Blog

T ECHNOLOGY was supposed to give us more leisure time, but instead, it distracts us. We are pulled out of the present and into lists of things we feel we should be doing. Instead of getting time away from work, we take our work with us. It’s a trap to make us feel time poor.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Yes Man

Joseph Lalonde

Jim Carrey stars as No Man Carl. Carl lives his life in a constant state of NO. No matter what it is in his life, his answer is no. That is until a conference changes his life and he becomes a Yes Man. The movie makes it humorous. It makes us laugh. Yes Man should also […]. Reel Leadership

Leaders: Will You Win The Race or Fall At The Final Hurdle?

Lead Change Blog

No-one doubts that the current pandemic has created all kinds of challenges for leaders and the businesses they lead. Some have fallen by the wayside, including some big-name brands, but in the main many businesses have so far survived – many just by the edge of their teeth. And whilst some might be thinking of celebrating this success, I would caution that because there are still some challenges looming on the horizon, which if not addressed could cause your business to fall at the final hurdle.

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!

How to Cultivate Leadership Presence in a Remote Working World

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sarah Rozenthuler: In our rapidly changing world, new pressures are emerging. To navigate more demanding customer expectations , an acute distrust of business and so much remote working, leaders need to find new ways of operating.

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Leadership Test: Will You Be Ready When the Challenge Comes?

RapidStart Leadership

Anytime we step into a position of authority, we can expect a leadership test; here's what it might look like, and several ways to respond. The post Leadership Test: Will You Be Ready When the Challenge Comes? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

The Case for Continual Practice – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In January 2014, I recorded the very first episode of Remarkable TV. And the episode below is our 365th episode – we haven’t missed a week since we started! That’s like recording and releasing a video every single day for year.

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Vision Block: 5 Barriers to Crafting a Compelling Vision

Lead Change Blog

Unlike Mission, Vision is “seeing” language. But sometimes we cannot…or will not see. Something blurs or blocks our vision. More than ever in recent history we need leaders with a clear vision. Leaders to guide us forward. What stands in the way of having a clear, compelling vision? 1) INSECURITY “I am not a good vision caster – it is just not my area of expertise!”. Some leaders mistakenly believe that vision casting means rah-rah cheerleading and “let’s take the hill!” rally cries.

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.

Did You Know that Good Intentions can Defeat You

Leadership Freak

Bocelli sings like an angel, but he was wrong when he said, “All that counts in life is intention.” ” “The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.”

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Watch the Recording of My Recent Webinar With getAbstract

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I had the privilege of being the guest speaker for a webinar hosted by getAbstract , one of the leading book summary organizations in the world. Our topic was “Remote Work, Rising Stress and the Critical Need for Connection” – a timely discussion for today’s environment.

The Forgotten Tool for Improved Remote Work Communications

Kevin Eikenberry

When I was a kid, many kids spent hours talking on the phone. Now, kids the same age spend hours on their phones too. But more likely, they are texting rather than talking. When I first joined the workforce, I spent lots of time on the phone.

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5 Must-Do Steps to Share Expectations With Your Team

leaderCommunicator

You’re off and running in the New Year. Deadlines are looming. You’re busy planning and setting responsibilities. With so much going on every day, are you forgetting to share your expectations with your employees? Are you simply assuming your staff understands what you expect of them?

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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.

Four Ways Leaders Can Re-energize Themselves and Their Teams

Let's Grow Leaders

Life will always include some level of the mundane and routine. As a leader, you can give your team energy to meet these challenges. In this episode, David shares some people who have inspired him to keep it fresh and four practical […].

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216: The Business of WE – Closing the Gap Between Us vs Them part 1 | with Laura Kriska

Engaging Leader

Us versus Them gaps have always affected the American workplace – Sales versus Marketing, Manufacturing versus Engineering, Human Resources versus Legal.

Join our Virtual Book Club!

Kevin Eikenberry

Book Clubs. Some people love them, and many have wanted to join one but never have. Lest you think that isn’t an option when we are supposed to stay home, enter the virtual book club. More specifically, The Long-Distance Teammate Virtual Book Club.

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How to be a Leader People Like – Without being Needy

Leadership Freak

Leaders who need to be liked are lawn chairs blown in hurricanes. Leaders who don’t care if they’re liked are jerk-holes. We resist leaders we don’t like – but if we like each… Continue reading → Influence

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.

How do I find the perfect mentor?

Let's Grow Leaders

The perfect mentor can be really hard to find. If you’re like most managers we talk with, you’ve got more than one area you’re working to develop. And the same person who is great with executive presence may struggle with strategic thinking. […].

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217: The Business of WE – Closing the Gap Between Us vs Them part 2 | with Laura Kriska

Engaging Leader

Us versus Them gaps have always affected the American workplace – Sales versus Marketing, Manufacturing versus Engineering, Human Resources versus Legal.

Show You Care: 4 Must-Have Strategies to Build Feedback Channels in Your Organization

leaderCommunicator

Employees who are highly engaged in their work perform better than their less-committed counterparts and boost the organization’s bottom line. Not surprisingly, building employee engagement involves two-way communication – both to and from employees.

The Scientific Way to Increase Follow-Through from 35% to 91%

Leadership Freak

People who simply intend to do hard things fail about 65% of the time. Think about the last time you intended to have a tough conversation with a team member. Did you find… Continue reading → Accountability Leading Success mutual accountability

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Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 HR and Finance leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Psychological Safety or More Courage? What Your Team Needs Now.

Let's Grow Leaders

Psychological safety pioneer, Dr. Amy Edmonson discusses the difference between psychological safety and courage at work, and why both are so critical in our teams right now. An excerpt from her foreword of Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, […].

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How Do You Know Whether You Have True Leadership Skills?

Lead from Within

Ask any group of leaders about the most important leadership skills, and much of the discussion will focus on capabilities like strategic planning and budgeting.

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THINKING OF CHANGING JOBS?… Jump!!

Brigette Hyacinth

The day I left the comfort of my old job is that day I decided to jump. I was stuck in a dead-end job with a micromanager who kept blocking my attempts to move up. That fateful day, I sat with my resignation letter second guessing myself if I really should do this.

How to Quiet a Loud Inner Critic and Stop Bossing Yourself Around

Leadership Freak

Competent people don’t like being bossed around. You bristle when an obnoxious boss tells you to do something. You might smile and take it, but you don’t leap for joy! Is the voice… Continue reading → Criticism Encouragement Questions Critics curiosity inner critic

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.