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Leading Views: Find Your Voice

Leading Blog

B ASED on the premise that leadership is influence and so we all are leading whether intentionally or not, Sam Collier writes in a short 68-page monograph, Find Your Voice , “You may not even know you’re being led. Or you may not even know you’re leading someone else.”

Don’t Let Your Ego Undermine Your Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ego has a way of undoing even our best intentions as leaders. We have to be aware of our ego and manage it to avoid getting off track.

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Controlling The One Thing In Leadership That Will Make The Biggest Difference

Joseph Lalonde

I was introduced to Kent Julian through Dan Miller of 48 Days To The Work You Love. Kent speaks to students around the United States. He uses a simple phrase to help students understand what will make the biggest difference in their lives.

How to Be a Human-Centered Leader when You’re Stressed, Anxious, or Freaked-Out

Let's Grow Leaders

Many people find it easier to be a human-centered leader when everything’s going well. But when you’re stressed and anxious, it’s easy to snap at your team, lose your temper, and undermine the culture you’ve worked so hard to build.

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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.

Leading Thoughts for September 2, 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.

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Win Every Day: Proven Practices For Extraordinary Results

Lead Change Blog

All high-performance organizations have one thing in common: execution. The men and women who work there sustain performance at seemingly otherworldly levels of precision, accuracy, and consistency. But what happens when your employees aren’t reaching their highest potential?

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Getting The Right Talent: Eight Benefits Of Building An Effective Project Team

Tanveer Naseer

Business success depends not only on strategy, planning, and capital investment. A carefully selected team of employees and well-functioning business processes play a leading role. Every leader’s dream is to create a mechanism that works like a Swiss watch and requires minimal intervention.

LeadershipNow 140: August 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2021 that you don't want to miss: The ABCs of Soliciting and Accepting Feedback by @Julie_WG.

Use a 360-Degree Approach to Get Feedback on Leading Change

Lead Change Blog

Leading change has always been a high-risk, high-reward proposition. That’s become even more true throughout the significant, unplanned change of the COVID pandemic. This rapid, constant change also makes it difficult for leaders to gauge their effectiveness, especially when many of their team members are working remotely. The best leaders address this challenge by obtaining feedback from the people they lead.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Protégé

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Protégé stars Samuel L. Jackson as the assassin Moody. His protégé is Anna (Maggie Q). When Moody is apparently assassinated, Anna goes on a hunt for his killer and revenge.

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.

Hyperbolic Discounting and 7 Ways to Prevent Self-Sabotage

RapidStart Leadership

Hyperbolic discounting isn't some crazy sales technique, but it CAN keep us from achieving our goals; here's how to recognize when it's happening, and seven ways to prevent our tendency to self-sabotage.

Made From Scratch

Leading Blog

T HE KIND OF SUCCESS Texas Roadhouse has enjoyed didn’t happen by doing things the conventional way. But then founder Kent Taylor is not a conventional guy. He dropped out of business school and threw away the rule book.

The Badge of Self Care – Why Self Care is Important

Lead Change Blog

I, like many other leaders I know, would leave work to run home to… work more. I would get home, handle a few items around the house and then open my laptop or get on my desktop to get back to playing catch up at work. Most of my day was spent in meetings, so my nights were spent handling the to-do lists created from the meetings. In addition, I would be quick to reply to late night emails and even quicker to send them.

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5 Ways to Learn from Mistakes

Leadership Freak

The dumbest mistake is making the same mistake. Why don’t you put your hand in fire? Because you learned. We’re toast unless we learn from mistakes. Learning from mistakes makes existence possible.

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.


Great Results Team Building

If you are a smart leader, you understand the importance of communication. The quality of your communication determines how successful your team will be.

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First Look: Leadership Books for September 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Art of Statistics : How to Learn from Data by David Spiegelhalter. In The Art of Statistics , world-renowned statistician David Spiegelhalter shows readers how to derive knowledge from raw data by focusing on the concepts and connections behind the math.

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Love it. Own it. Your Dream Job with Carson Tate

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, Carson Tate, one of America’s top productivity consultants talks about why you don’t have to rely on your company or your boss for your professional fulfillment. Instead, you can take ownership of your career, your life, and your happiness?right right now.

Situational Awareness: How to Stop Hitting People with Bats

Leadership Freak

I woke up remembering that I hit a girl with a baseball bat. I was taking practice swings during recess, and I struck her on the left side of her head. I think… Continue reading → engagement Leading Listening Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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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!

Yes, Hybrid Teams Can Collaborate

Kevin Eikenberry

In facilitating learning experiences (virtually) over the last 18 months with leaders who want to be more effective in leading remote or hybrid teams, one of the most common concerns I hear is, “We can’t collaborate without a whiteboard.”

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7 Ways to Find More Time for Yourself In & Out of the Workplace


I’m not sure which comedian said: “Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most!” While I wholeheartedly agree, I’m beginning to think that it’s time that I miss the most. Time is moving even faster than ever before, and it seems that I’m not alone – we all want some time back.

Managing your money as a startup: 5 things to consider

Strategy Driven

In business, getting going can often be the hardest part. On average, over 20% of startups go bust during their first year. That’s why keeping on top of your money is so important. Businesses that look after their finances are much more likely to survive.

The Best Decision-Making Quote You Never Heard

Leadership Freak

3 decision-making quotes: Theodore Roosevelt: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you… Continue reading → Decisions Leadership quotes Leading quotes

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!

Five Keys to Greater Confidence – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Think about a time when you were really confident – when you did something and before you did it, you were confident about how well it was going to go. What happens when you’re confident? Things generally go pretty well, right? Confidence is critical to our success, especially as leaders.

How To Boost Employee Engagement By Managing Your Own Happiness

CEO Insider

You understand the importance of encouraging employee engagement. Workers who are engaged are enthusiastic about their jobs, focused on their assignments and committed to the organization’s mission.

The Gender Pay Gap & the Importance of Retirement Planning

Strategy Driven

While there has been progress made in terms of gender equality in recent times, it is clear that there is still much more that needs to be done.

Weekend Update: 8/23/2021 to 8/27/2021

Leadership Freak

I’ve talked with 100s of leaders over the years and here’s the good news. They’re all different. Any belief that you have to be like someone else is misplaced. Adopt best practices, but… Continue reading → Leading Weekend Update


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!

Build Your Leadership Skills and Confidence One Expert At a Time

Kevin Eikenberry

One of the fastest and most predictable ways to build your leadership skills (or most any other skill for that matter), is to learn from experts. And while there are plenty of ways to do that, it can be a slow, laborious, and solitary exercise.

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As a manager when do I tell and when do I coach?

Mike Cardus

A smart manager sent me the following question: Question from manager.

The benefits of getting professional qualifications

Strategy Driven

If you are already working in a job that you are happy with and an industry that you love, you might think there’s no need to study for further qualifications. However, the reality is that there are a huge number of benefits to be gained from continuing your official studies while you’re working.

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The True Path to Greatness that Anyone Can Begin Today

Leadership Freak

Great musicians serve music. Great spouses serve each other. Great leaders serve a noble purpose. Your greatness reveals itself as you serve. The path to greatness: #1. Experience greatness: “To be great –… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Servant-leadership Taking others higher servant leaders servant leadership Serving what is greatness

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.