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Great Mentors Focus on the Whole Person, Not Just Their Career

Harvard Business Review

There’s a lot more to us than our jobs. Leadership & Managing people Coaching Developing employees Digital Article

What Business Leaders Can Learn from JFK’s Powerful Speech that Brought Us to the Moon

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dick Richardson: A simple definition of leadership is “Leadership is influencing others to do what they would not do if left to their own accord.” Consider the most memorable speeches meant to persuade people: Martin Luther King Jr.’s

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The Ultimate Pursuit of Leadership isn’t Success

Leadership Freak

The ultimate pursuit of leadership is humility, not success. The more I think about humility, the less I know about it. The more I pursue humility, the more it escapes my grasp. Everything… Continue reading → Humility Marks of leaders Personal Growth arrogance

What Are Your Blind Spots?

Lead Change Blog

Far too many business leaders today are using outdated practices to engage and motivate their people?and and they’re failing miserably. Truly resilient, thriving organizations are those that are purpose driven and focus on more than pure profits.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Nincompoopery: Making Organizations Safe for Employees & Customers

Leading Blog

N INCOMPOOPERY is the crazy stuff we do (or don’t do) that drives our customers crazy and makes life difficult for employees and keeps organizations from getting what they want. There are nincompoops, and there is nincompoopery.

The Complexity of Ethical Thinking and Decision Making (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series I looked at the importance of Deep Thinking. In Part 2, we'll be considering the Context. No matter how much effort it takes to understand the context (whether we like it or not) we can't expect to make an ethical decision without it.

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How To Live Out Your Faith In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

Navigating the somewhat tricky landscape of faith and business can be scary.

Overcoming Major Objections

Kevin Eikenberry

Overcoming objections isn’t just for salespeople. If you want to influence others, you must be able to overcome objections. There are four objections leaders hear regularly. Once you have a basic strategy, you will become more agile and successful influencing others past those objections.

Community Management

Lead Change Blog

A network organization is resilient and sustainable. One of the largest barriers in several organizations is that many managers still tend to think using hierarchical paradigms. Targets, management on result, and control remain the magic words. Let alone the traditionalists with their “I am the boss and I know what needs to be done” attitude. What’s the alternative? What works better is transforming your organization into a network organization. Why would you want to do that?

Why Good Is The New Bad For Business Leaders

Terry Starbucker


Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

5 Essentials for Full Employee Engagement

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Valmira Rashiti. There is a constant, vicious cycle people talk about when referring to full employee engagement. Some will put the whole burden in the employer, assuming that the company is responsible for meeting all employee expectations and needs.

How Do You Feel About “Fine”? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Something I’ve noticed over the years is that the word “fine” has an interesting connotation in our lives. It’s often used as a “conversation stopper” – a way to indicate that it’s good enough.

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Why Some Leaders Stick and Other Leaders Quit

Leadership Freak

Grit isn’t the reason people endure. Grit is disappointing because it develops as-you-go, not before you go. Context: Grit is irrelevant when you already feel strong, capable, and confident.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. For many of us, there’s nothing better than a good summer action movie. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw gives you and I just that. A movie you can sit back, shut off, and enjoy from beginning to end. Taking place after Fast & Furious 7, lawman Luke Hobbs (Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson) and […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

7 Ways to Build Relationships that Improve Teamwork in Your Office

Great Results Team Building

An important part of the message I often share with teams and team leaders is the idea that you must have TWO vital connections to get energy from your people: 1. They must connect to a compelling common goal. They must connect to each other.

How to Beat Scrutiny During a Culture Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds : When leading a culture change initiative, scrutiny of senior leaders’ plans, decisions, and actions increases heavily. I tell senior leaders that they’ll never be able to run a yellow light at a traffic signal in their town again!

The Secret to Bringing Out the Best in Others

Leadership Freak

Support too little and challenge too much – you kick butt. People are stressed and discouraged. Challenge too little and support too much – you coddle. People are comfortable and sleepy.

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Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

The only way you are going to be able to keep moving forward as a business is if you are assessing your performance all of the time. Here are some different things you need to consider… Are you managing business relationships effectively?

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

This 4-Step Formula Will Make Tough Conversations at Work More Bearable

N2Growth Blog

How to prepare yourself to have a tough conversation at work. We have all been there, a time when we’ve had to have the “tough conversation.”

Make Sure to End Every Meeting with These 3 Things

Lead from Within

When you ask someone what they do for a living, it’s not likely that they’ll answer with “Well, I sit in meetings all day.” But when you look at the average businessperson’s schedule, it’s clear that meetings make up a substantial part of many jobs—especially for those in leadership.

The Right Way to Make a Taco

Leadership Freak

Tacos are made with crunchy shells. Soft shells are acceptable only when crunchy shells are unavailable. The only acceptable taco shell is Old El Paso’s “Stand N Stuff” flat bottom taco shell. Cheese… Continue reading → Leading


4 Leadership Lessons From The Crew Of Davey’s Locker Whale Watching Tours

Joseph Lalonde

Pam and I recently had a bucket list opportunity while attending a wedding in Orange County, California. Pam had dreamed of going on a whale watching tour. You know what I’m talking about. You hop on a boat and head out into the ocean for a 2-hour tour… One you hope doesn’t end up like […] The post 4 Leadership Lessons From The Crew Of Davey’s Locker Whale Watching Tours appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

A Mini-Course on Culture

Kevin Eikenberry

One of the hottest topics on mouths and minds of leaders these days is organizational culture. The longer organizations look for competitive advantage and a sustainable way to grow their organizations, the more important culture becomes.

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5 Ways Smart People Sabotage Their Success

Lead from Within

Most of us believe that smart people are automatically successful, but that’s not always the case. Intelligent people may have an advantage out of the gate, but a surprising number end up sabotaging their own success. Here are five of the top reasons why: They think they know it all.

The True Value of Persistent Problems and Nagging Distress

Leadership Freak

Problems are spiny gifts wrapped in sandpaper. It’s foolish to wish for problem-free leadership. The four benefits of persistent problems: #1. The prospect of becoming your best self.

Why the Health of Your Doctor Matters

Michael Lee Stallard

By Michael Lee Stallard and Katharine P. Stallard. It is customary for your doctor to ask you how you are doing when he or she enters the exam room. We’ve come to expect it. Typically, it is the opening question in a conversation to assess how you are really doing.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

What Happens When People Are Not Ready for Change?

Change Starts Here

One of the participants in my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course said there was a leader in her organization whose approach to implementing change was: “Just change it and people will figure it out.” ” The tech industry does this to people all the time.

The joy of letting go of your stories about others


I was mad. I didn’t get the kind of service I expected to get from a local company. After shelling out around eighty dollars for their work! So, I marched back to this business, and demanded to speak to the manager.

Are You Making This Tragic Accountability Mistake?

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever noticed that lack of accountability is contagious? If you know your boss is paying close attention to your results (and how you achieve them), you’re more likely to be absolutely certain that your team is doing the right thing, at […].

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This 4-Step Formula Will Make Tough Conversations at Work More Bearable

N2Growth Blog

How to prepare yourself to have a tough conversation at work. We have all been there, a time when we’ve had to have the “tough conversation.” ” Whether it was breaking it off with a romantic partner or having to tell roommates to pick-up after themselves, the “tough conversation” is, well, tough to have. Despite the challenge of them, tough conversations are crucial and no place are they more important to have than in the work setting.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.