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Are You Leading for the Right Reasons?

Leading Blog

Y OU either lead for yourself or others. Why you took the role you now fill, affects the results you are getting.

Dare To Serve

Lead Change Blog

Our culture celebrates the Spotlight Leader. The leader is on stage – the spotlight is entirely on them – in short, it is all about them. This leader declares a new vision, has all the answers, and is a high achiever.

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Chasing The Wrong Things

Joseph Lalonde

Social media is awesome. We’re able to stay in contact with old high school friends, make new friends through different groups, and discover new things we’d never know about before. I’ve been able to contact some amazing people through social media.

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The Power of Commitment

Kevin Eikenberry

Few would argue the power of commitment, but few have thought about it deeply. And unfortunately, even fewer access this power as consistently as they could. I’ve written about this before, urging leaders to strive to build the commitment of their teams.

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.

First Look: Leadership Books for March 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. The Catalyst : How to Change Anyone's Mind by Jonah Berger. Everyone has something they want to change.

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March 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Communication. Beverly Crowell of Designed Learning shared Developing Flawless Clients.

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Leadership Interview: Connecting With People is The Key Competency

N2Growth Blog

I recently sat down with Dudu Hlatshwayo , CEO and founder of Change EQ Corporate Advisors in Johannesburg. I think you will find her answer to be thoughtful and full of insight, everyone reading this should take heed of this simple advice. Interview Summary.

Culture Makes the Difference

Leading Blog

W HAT differentiates companies? It’s generally not products, services, facilities, or equipment. In our industry, for example, our lumberyard competitors sell essentially the same assortment of building materials that we do.

Curiosity Won’t Kill You, But…

Lead Change Blog

Curiosity doesn’t kill cats or leaders. On the other hand, put blinders on to what is (reality), what could be (possibility), and what should be (vision). and your nine lives in leadership will expire quickly. There’s a growing wake of individuals and companies who tanked in time because they dispensed answers instead of asking great questions. Choosing curiosity won’t kill you, your team, or your work in this world—but closing yourself off to it will.

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The Missing Holiday – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a holiday for everything. Just do a quick Google search for “today’s holiday” and you’ll see what I mean… “If Pets Had Thumbs Day”… Really? But back to leadership here.

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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.

Success Isn’t Complicated

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently listening to a Facebook Live session hosted by Jonathan Milligan from Blogging Your Passion. He was sharing about blogging success. He stated something profound. Well, it was profound to me, at least. Jonathan Milligan said: Success isn’t complicated.

10 Lessons from Porter Moser’s All In

Leading Blog

P ORTER MOSER is the head men's basketball coach at Loyola University Chicago.

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Am I A Nice Boss?

Lead Change Blog

Let’s be honest, 40% of the average person’s time is spent working. More than you spend (awake) with your partner or your children, for example. Or on your favorite hobby. If you don’t have a nice boss, you’re not going to be that happy. And if you take that not-so-nice-boss home with you, you suffer. High time, then, for you to test if you’re a nice boss for your coworkers.

Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 2)

Leading in Context

This is Part 2 in a Leading in Context blog series sharing information on how to spot misinformation and false narratives. In case you missed it, Part 1 explored truth and narrative. In Part 2, I will explore how data relates to the truth.

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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.

How to Turn Negative Nancy into Positive Pam

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, How do you distinguish between a true Negative Nancy and one who just has an eye for identifying areas that need improvement? There are folks who have the ability to immediately… Continue reading → Encouragement Optimism pessimism Growth Leadership Development

LeadershipNow 140: February 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from February 2020 that you don't want to miss: People Leadership: 10 Things to Do Now to Lead Better Tomorrow by @KateNasser. Purpose-Driven Leadership Is Good For Business. and everything else by @JesseLynStoner.

Perseverance, Patience and Passion

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Riccardo Pozzoli: Visionary enthusiasm must be balanced by a good dose of reality, because at the beginning it is important to proceed carefully. Setting a target that is not too easily achievable can provide the impetus to secure a great result.

What Are Your Values?

Joseph Lalonde

Megachurch pastor has had an affair and his marriage is in shambles. Multi-billion dollar corporation has filed for bankruptcy, corrupt accounting practices to blame. Employees go on strike after 5th employee injured on the job. We’ve all seen headlines like this. They’re heartbreaking.

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.

Conversation Starters that Enable Conflict Resolution

Leadership Freak

Hot emotion raises aggression and lowers IQ. Don’t wait for the heat of conflict to determine how to handle conflict. It takes more courage to develop a plan to resolve conflict than it… Continue reading → Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution Leadership Development

Leading Thoughts for March 5, 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. Robert E.

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What Malala Yousafzai Can Teach Us About Decision-Making And Breaking Boundaries

Tanveer Naseer

But there was no decision to make. This was my calling. Some powerful force had come to dwell inside me, something bigger and stronger than me. Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai, as the world knows, was shot in the head by the Taliban on October 9, 2012, as she rode. Click to continue reading.

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How to Make No-good, Useless Performance Feedback Helpful

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t let useless performance feedback sap motivation My phone buzzed with a text message from Amena, a young manager. Just had annual eval – most useless performance feedback ever.” I’d coached this woman—a hardworking, strategic thinker who passionately cared about the company […].

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.

Three Ways to Make Meetings Great Again

Leadership Freak

67% say meetings distract from getting work done.* “All All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy’s opening line of Anna Karenina has become the Anna… Continue reading → Leading


How to Use Pronouns and Prepositions to Improve Teamwork and Performance

Great Results Team Building

As a teammate or team leader, you know that choosing the right words to use can improve teamwork and performance. The wrong words can be devastating to team morale and individual engagement – but when you use winning phrases you can have a significant positive impact on your team culture.

Coronavirus COVID-19: Protect Yourself & Others

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Basic protective measures Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Stay home when you are sick. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

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7 Big Mistakes that Frustrate Coworkers and Damage Your Brand

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever ticked off your coworkers and didn’t know why? You didn’t mean to. You’re working hard, moving fast, and advocating for your team. And one day you overhear two coworkers complaining about you in the hallway. Or you catch a […].

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How to Expand Leaders with the Many-Selves Idea

Leadership Freak

I’m capable of many responses to the same situation. Some responses are noble and others, disadvantageous and self-defeating. Smart people are capable of self-destructive behaviors. Many selves: I have many selves inside me.…

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What I Learned from Jack Welch

Next Level Blog

One of the most memorable moments of my professional life was the first time I got to present from the Pit. The picture that accompanies this post is me in that moment from 2013.).

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Eat Sleep Work Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job

Kevin Eikenberry

Is it reasonable to expect to enjoy your work? That is the question that opens Eat Sleep Work Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job. If your answer is yes, but you aren’t quite there most days, or if you would like to inject even more joy at work, this book is for you. […].

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What To Do When Your Peer’s Team is Struggling

Let's Grow Leaders

You start to hear concerns from your team. Or your colleague’s team, who you rely on for your own performance, isn’t getting it done. Or maybe you’ve observed the dysfunction firsthand. No matter how you became aware, it’s clear that your […].

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.