Sat.Mar 28, 2020 - Fri.Apr 03, 2020

What’s Your Problem?

Leading Blog

W E HEAR A LOT about reframing, but do we actually do it? We get busy, and we start looking for a solution without first analyzing the problem. We want a quick solution so we can move on. And we “solve” the wrong problem. Reframing helps us to avoid this.

How to Capture What You’re Learning From This Crisis Now

Let's Grow Leaders

In this time of extraordinary uncertainty and change your team has learned to quickly adapt to do the best they can, with what they have, from where they are. The COVID-19 crisis has us all quickly adapting to new ways to serve […].

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Leading In A Time Of Crisis And COVID-19

Joseph Lalonde

We’re leading in a time like no other. With all of our technological advancements, we’re struggling to cope with the COVID-19 virus. It has sickened almost one million people and killed over 50,000. People are scared to go to work.

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The Building Inspectors, The Doctor, and Choosing Responsibility

Lead Change Blog

We are living in a time where “taking responsibility” is the term of the day. Actually, social distancing may get the prize for being the term of the day—but the question of personal responsibility must be a close second. People are asking who could have spoken up and stopped the spread of the coronavirus beyond China. Now that the coronavirus is here in the US, the questions have exploded. Some are related to the larger operational issue.

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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.

Are You Ready for Recovery?

Leading Blog

A S a McKinsey & Company article stated in late March 2020: “What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting to yesterday’s developments and help them look ahead.”.

How to Build a Better Live Online Leadership Development Program

Let's Grow Leaders

10 Things to Look for in Your Live Online Leadership Development If your business is faced with a newly-remote workforce, you know how vital it is to have strong leaders in place to get everyone the support they need, nimbly respond to […].

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Triggers: Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Lead Change Blog

In business, the right behaviors matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans.

First Look: Leadership Books for April 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Entrepreneurial Leadership : The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff by Joel Peterson.

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Physical Distancing is Not a Guarantee

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. ? ? ? WHO & CDC recommendations for physical distancing A/K/A social distancing do not fully protect bystanders from a sneezing person who carries a viral infection, presumably including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Stay home! ? ? ?

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The Physics Lesson We All Know

Kevin Eikenberry

Even if you never took a physics class, and even if you hated science class in high school, you know, loosely, what is known as the Law of Gravity. Stated in less scientific terms (you’re welcome), it says this: What goes up, must come down. The inverse is true, though not in the physical […].

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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.

15 Discussion Topics that Strengthen Teams During Stress

Leadership Freak

15 discussion topics that strengthen teams during stress: What do you admire about your team members? Direct reports? What strengths/skills/attributes does our team have that will help us thrive during the next 30… Continue reading → Leading

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Leading Thoughts for April 2, 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.

COVID Sufferers Are Not Like Me…I Hope!

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. You are NOT different. You CAN make a difference. To be human is to wonder, “Why?” We are addicted to cause and effect, to explanations and understanding, to discovering sequences of events, to bolstering our illusions of control. Control of our thoughts.

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Kevin Eikenberry

When you read the title of this post or the image above, what do you see? If you answer isn’t “I see gobbledygook,” You likely see one of these two things… Whichever your eyes first saw probably says something about your state of mind. If you saw OPPORTUNITY […].

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.

Help, I’m Always Thinking About Work

Leadership Freak

I’m asking myself, “Who are you if you aren’t working?” Work brings value and meaning to life. But what if there’s more? I’m mildly workaholic according to an assessment on CNN.

LeadershipNow 140: March 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2020 that you don't want to miss: VIDEO: Series of 1-min videos on fear, connectedness, resilience and more from @JohnBaldoni. Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time by @ArtPetty. Leadership Insight: How to Spot Fear by @KateNasser.

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Dealing With Workload Pressure

Joseph Lalonde

You know that sinking feeling. The one where your heart flutters because of the ever-increasing workload pressure you’re under. The flutter isn’t the fluttering you feel when you see your bride walk down the aisle.

5 Ways You Can Choose To Lead From The Middle

Tanveer Naseer

“As you travel through life, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole.” – Anonymous Like the hole in the doughnut, it’s easy to look for what’s lacking instead of what’s present. Usually it’s one of the first instincts we have when contemplating.

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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.

Tin Rhythms from Tiny Hearts: Boldness to Lead with Empathy

Leadership Freak

Some complain they aren’t supported and others find ways to serve. Some wait for people to care for them and some choose to care for others. There are two buckets and you are… Continue reading → Leading


Embrace the Distractions

Lead Change Blog

We are social creatures that thrive with connections with others, seeking to exchanges ideas, conversation, and special moments. Heat maps visually display the spread of COVID-19 across the globe. It is this image that truly represents or connection with each other. Is it not ironic that a virus is forcing us to separate from our connectedness? Social distancing is a term I have not heard of until the current events. There are images flashed in the news of creative ways for humans to interact.

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Leadership Interview: Mehdi Tazi, CEO at Beassur Marsh Shares His Perspective on Talent Gaps

N2Growth Blog

I recently had the privilege of speaking with Mehdi Tazi Chief Executive Officer at Beassur Marsh , a Morrocan based insurance brokerage during our global leadership tour.

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Remaining Confident in Uncertain Times

Kevin Eikenberry

I guess my bias shows through in the title of this article. It implies that we can be confident now. Yes, I chose the word remaining, and not building, rebuilding, or salvaging. Confidence in uncertain times is important for us personally and can be a beacon of hope to those around us.

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.

The Dairy Farmer’s Path to Success

Leadership Freak

I grew up milking cows in Central Maine. It was a great life for a kid, but I prefer getting my milk in the dairy section today. The dairy farmer’s path to success:… Continue reading → energy Time management Leadership Development

Preparing For The Worst: Disaster Planning For Business

Joseph Lalonde

You never quite know what is around the next corner. If someone had have said a year ago that COVID-19 would be all anyone would be talking about in 2020, they’d have been met with bewilderment.

Calm the Conflict with FaceTime and a Beer

Next Level Blog

In times of crisis, complex decisions often have to be made and implemented quickly. It can be challenging to coordinate and obtain buy-in on those big decisions even when the stakeholders can get in a room together to hash it all out.

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Don’t Put Negatives Under a Microscope – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Focus is really important to leaders. What we study and think about, GROWS. So during difficult times, it’s even more important to be sure that we aren’t focusing on the negative; that we avoid putting negativity under the microscope.

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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.

The Secret that Turns Frailty to Opportunity

Leadership Freak

The façade of competence destroys leaders. Disruption, adversity, and crisis remind you of frailty. How you respond to frailty sets the course of your future. Frailty strengthens you to release: Self-absorption. Self-infatuation. Self-glorification.…

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Hire People with Common Sense and Good Critical Judgement

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Stan Silverman : During a recent event to launch my book, Be Different!

No Better Time to Do Less, Better

In the CEO Afterlife

Six years ago my book, Do Less, Better was published. It’s a business book on leadership and strategy. That said, the notion of ‘doing less, better’ is a lesson in life. At this critical point, most of us are at home, doing our bit to fight the Covid-19 war.

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Leading With Values During the Pandemic

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. As we all grapple with the pandemic, I am grateful to see so many businesses sharing resources and ideas freely and. finding a way to do some good for others. Our current challenges can only be managed with everyone pulling together to make good choices.

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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.