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7 Traits That Great LEADERS Need Right Now

Lead Change Blog

I don’t think anyone can dispute that now, more than ever, we need great leaders. People who can step up and show others the way. People who take charge, not in an overbearing way, but in a way that inspires others to follow. After all, you can’t be a leader unless others will follow you. Leaders emerge in all shapes and sizes and from all ranks of the organization and society. Leadership is not something just reserved for the top bastion of an organization.

Innovate Forward

Leading Blog

I NNOVATION has always been important. In a world of pandemic, it’s the only way forward.

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5 Things To Not Do During A Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

Who knows when the COVID-19 crisis will end. I don’t. You don’t. The world doesn’t. That’s okay. We don’t need to know when a crisis will end. We only need to know how to lead through a crisis. However, too many leaders lead poorly through a crisis.

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How to Tap into Past Moments of Courage to Cultivate More

Let's Grow Leaders

The best way to find courage, is to remember that last time you did the right thing and how it made you feel. Small moments of courage make it easier the next time. All courage is a threshold crossing. Often there is […].

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.

From the Rubble of Dreams: Resilience to Be Reborn

Lead Change Blog

At 5:50 AM on Feb 2, 2020, flames leapt from the 26,000 square foot building of a non-profit that provided training and work attire to over 105,000 job seekers in Orange County, CA, in their first 30 years.

Leading Thoughts for May 14, 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. Kevin Kelly , the founder of WIRED magazine, recently turned 68 and offered 68 lessons on life.

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Why Leaders Need To Manage The Emotional Side Of Setbacks

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to managing setbacks, the typical approach focuses on discovering what went wrong to prevent a similar issue from arising.

When The World Was Silent

Lead Change Blog

It was early morning, and we had just posted a funny picture of Louie and me on our Facebook page. While writing this blog, one “like” after another popped up on the page, and I continually diverted my attention to review the latest comment.

4 Tips For Giving Great Feedback

Leading Blog

A S CHALLENGING and vulnerable as receiving feedback can be, giving it can also be quite difficult. And for us to be successful leaders, teammates, parents, friends, spouses, and human beings, it’s important to give feedback effectively to those around us.

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Leaders, Welcome to the Beginning of Phase 2

Next Level Blog

From my vantage point of speaking with around a dozen leaders from different industries every week since the pandemic began, I’ve concluded that we’re at the end of Phase 1 and the beginning of Phase 2 of what it means to live and work in this new world.

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.

Leadership in Turbulent Times: 9 Ways to Embrace Change

Career Advancement

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” ” – Peter Drucker. Do you feel like you’re just treading water right now, trying to keep your team afloat? To lead through challenging times, you must embrace change.

Diversity Training That Changes People

Lead Change Blog

When it comes to diversity, humans are fairly predictable. When we encounter others who are a different race or gender, it registers biochemically as a “stress response.” When our brain chemistry is negative, it not only creates tension but also inhibits performance.

How Do You Create A Sense of Belonging at Work?

Leading Blog

I N a Cigna Health report from 2019, 61 percent of people in the study reported feeling lonely.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ralph Breaks The Internet

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Ralph Breaks The Internet is the sequel to the extremely entertaining Disney movie Wreck-It Ralph. Ralph (John C.

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.

5 Powerful Amplifiers of Influence

Leadership Freak

The channel of compliance is power. The channel of influence is relationship. The people around us seep into our lives. I asked people to finish a sentence like, “My mom is reflected in… Continue reading → Influence Leadership Development leadership success

When the Passing Storm Fades, What Next?

Lead Change Blog

I currently have three types of clients. There are those who have hunkered down, waiting for the new normal to arrive. Some are muddling along, trying to keep some cash-flow going. Then, there are a few who have stabilised their business. They are now looking for opportunities amid the chaos we see in the world. Unfortunately, they are the minority. The majority are looking to bounce back. I wonder, however, what will be there at that moment of bouncing?

Like Geese in a Row – What We Forget About Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

There's something about leadership we can sometimes forget, a line of paddling geese in a row I saw this morning illustrated that point perfectly. The post Like Geese in a Row – What We Forget About Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 6)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series on 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership focused on the importance of Ethical Foresight. Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 explored the dimensions of Ethical Design, Legal Compliance. Human Impact. and Evolving Ecosystem.

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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.

Tips for Overcoming Remote Work Fatigue

Kevin Eikenberry

While we all aspire to do work that is meaningful and fulfilling (I believe that is completely possible, and I am living proof), it can still be hard. As my dad used to say, that’s why it’s called work.

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The Hot Iron Effect: How to Learn From Negative Experience

Leadership Freak

Melted synthetics cling to the bottom of some hotel irons. When the iron gets hot, the residue stains your clothes. I learned this the hard way.

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How to Start Your Next Zoom Meeting In a More Meaningful Way

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you noticed that most zoom meetings start one of two ways? Friendly banter. Hey Lauren, why did you choose Tiger King as your virtual background?” “Oh Oh my gosh, I need a haircut.” “Haha, not me. There are some advantages to […].

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Patience – A Leadership Principle

Lead on Purpose

During the last few weeks and months so much has changed for all of us. With the recent pandemic we’ve seen many things change that we heretofore took for granted, things we’d become so accustomed to were transformed within days.

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.

Skills Alone Aren’t Enough – Solving the Leadership Development Dilemma

Kevin Eikenberry

People have been trying to crack the code of leadership development success for a long time. Unfortunately even though it has been studied more, written about more, and more people have tried to improve their leadership skills, the results have often been lackluster.

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The Plate-Drop Challenge: How to Respond to Failure

Leadership Freak

The only way to learn how many plates you can spin is to break some plates. The question of capacity guarantees failure.

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Why Your Open-Door Policy Doesn’t Work – and What to Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

The intent behind your open-door policy is good: a door that is figuratively always open to encourage transparency, open lines of communication, a standing invitation for your employees to bring you issues that affect them or their work. But relying on […].

Connection at Home During Covid-19

Michael Lee Stallard

Are you home and feeling alone? Are you home and wishing you could be alone for even a few minutes? The Covid-19 virus has caused many organizations to move large numbers of employees from working together at the office to working remotely at home.

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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.

Without This, Feedback Can’t Help – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

There are tons of tips out there for delivering feedback. The problem is that tips are only tactics until we start with the basics. First, we must understand the goal of feedback which is that the other person will take action on that feedback. And then, we have to ensure that the feedback is actually […]. The post Without This, Feedback Can’t Help – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Rocks in Your Pockets: Drop the Weight that Holds You Back

Leadership Freak

In the days before tractors, farmers picked rocks to make New England soil tillable. They used the stones to build nearly 260,000 miles of stone walls that still divide many fields. Books celebrate… Continue reading → Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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Brands, Leadership and the Climate Crisis

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sean Pillot de Chenecey : Innovation, on which any organisation is so reliant, is about to become more dynamic and challenging than ever.

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5 Tools Your Business Needs Yesterday

Tanveer Naseer

If anyone knows anything about needing to watch the bottom line, it’s a small business owner. To assist you with this, we’ve put together a list of free or little cost software tools that can assist your company with achieving your big dreams while not exceeding your budget. Document Scanning.

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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.