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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unleashed : The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss. Leadership isn't easy.

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June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 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. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided How to Revive a Brain Attacked by Stress. Marcia shares: “ Brains shut down when attacked by stress. New ideas are resisted and decisions delayed.

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What Doesn’t Matter In A Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

There are so many things we think matter that don’t. We discover what truly matters in a crisis. I hope you’re discovering what matters and what doesn’t matter throughout this crisis. I have. You may be shocked at what I’m about to share.

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Why Your Team Won’t Trust You – and What to Do About It

Let's Grow Leaders

When your team won’t trust you, that’s job number one. If there’s one realization every leader can take to heart from the pandemic and social-political turmoil gripping the United States right now, it’s that you cannot lead without trust. When your team […].

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.

Leading Thoughts for June 4, 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. Consultant Robert J. Thomas on learning to think like a leader: “If you desire to be a leader, you have to think like one.

Community: The Structure Of Belonging

Lead Change Blog

How is community built? Real change requires a shift in story, which occurs in community and how we gather. In a world where we are all connected by technology, why are people feeling more than ever so disconnected, lonely, and isolated?

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How To Help Your Team Process Tragedies Weighing On Their Hearts

Let's Grow Leaders

A note to our international readers: we recognize that we have readers from around the globe, but our home is in the United States and tragedies at home run deep. Whether you are reading from the US or elsewhere, we invite you […].

LeadershipNow 140: May 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2020 that you don't want to miss: The Six Roles You Need on Your AI Team via INSEADKnowledge. Some “What If?” Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now by @ScottEblin. Toward A New And Better Normal by @patricklencioni.

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You Say You’re a Leader? Fix Your Divots.

Lead Change Blog

Divots happen. They’re a sign of impact. And so is how you deal with them. The best golfers know that club scuffs in the turf and ball indentations on the green aren’t all bad. It’s part of the game. But so is fixing your divots. It doesn’t matter if you leave your mark because of something positive or negative, the aftermath is your responsibility. When it comes to hitting the links, “An unrepaired divot can take months to heal, and it may never fully recover” (; May 2019 ).

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bloodsport

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article. Bloodsport is the 1988 action movie that is actually a biography of the real-life Frank W Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme). Dux has gone AWOL from the military to travel to Hong Kong for the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts competition.

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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.

How To Build An Effective Remote Team In 7 Steps

Tanveer Naseer

Establishing remote teams within your business can help you find top-tier talent from anywhere in the world, potentially cut costs, and offer an additional benefit to recruits who are considering joining your company.

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Building New Routines That Work for You

Kevin Eikenberry

Are you feeling some unease and distress at work these days? Chances are your tried and true routines are a mess, which may be the cause of those feelings. Consciously building work routines might be the best thing you could do for your productivity and stress level right now.

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Next Level Blog

As a white male, I’m reluctant to offer a lot of personal commentary in this post but would argue that a lack of empathy for the lives and life experience of others has been a significant contributor to where we are as a nation this week.

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5 Insights For the Class of 2020

Leading in Context

I have a special message for our 2020 graduates. It includes five important life insights that I wish someone had shared with me when I was a new graduate beginning the next chapter of my life.

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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.

10 Ways to Spot Dead-weight Before it’s too Late

Leadership Freak

Teams thrive and rise when you ditch dead-weight. Will] Felps estimates that teams with just one deadbeat, downer, or a **e suffer a performance disadvantage of 30 to 40 percent compared to teams that… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Teams Leadership Leadership Development

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Successfully Leading During Protests and Civil Unrest

Kevin Eikenberry

The events of the past few days have been emotional for everyone. A glance at the news will leave you horrified, hurt, angry, sad, or one of many other emotions. I am not qualified to offer solutions to the anger, protests, and violence.

What People Need From Their Leader In A Crisis

Lead from Within

Being a leader always comes with enormous responsibility, but being a leader in crisis adds significance and depth to that responsibility.

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How to Clarify and Define Your Team Email Expectations and Communication Agreements

Great Results Team Building

Working with teams, one of the common issues is poor communication… That likely doesn’t surprise you. But what might surprise you is that much of the issues that occur on teams – large and small – could have been avoided if they had BEGUN with a clear set of team expectations.

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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.

How to End the Frustration of Recurring Problems

Leadership Freak

Frustrated leaders complain about having the same conversation. “We’ve We’ve talked about this problem over and over.” Repetition creates the path of least resistance like rivers eventually wear channels in stone.

Helping Others Apply Your Feedback ? Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

When we give feedback, it is with the hope that the person on the receiving end will take action on that feedback. But giving feedback isn’t a one-and-done action. It’s a journey that has many steps along the way.

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Hiring in the World of HyperGrowth

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Beth Armknecht Miller: Recently, I was working with an executive who shared a job description for a new IT position. He leads a rapidly growing company so there were going to be multiple hires for the same position in a short period of time.

Don?t Waste Your Team?s Courage

Let's Grow Leaders

If it takes courage to show up for work every day, your people won’t have the energy, creativity, or courage they need to solve bigger problems or better serve your customer. This episode challenges leaders to find their own courage to […].

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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.

Moving From Distress to Eustress

Leadership Freak

88% of leaders report that work is a primary source of stress. What if stress is good for you? These are stressful times. We’d love to avoid or prevent crisis and tragedy. But there’s… Continue reading → Stress Leadership Development

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The Skills and Mindsets Needed to be an Effective Remote Worker

Kevin Eikenberry

For a time, being an effective remote worker meant being able to survive and get some work done at home during a time of uncertainty. While the uncertainty remains, the benchmark for success is changing.

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Three Unexpected Ideas to Help Lead Your Team and Thrive in Change

Great Results Team Building

If you lead a team, at some point you will need ideas to help them thrive in change. Change is inevitable. Adaptation is not – but a refusal to adapt and grow is the first step to frustration and eventually result in team failure.

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CEOs Leading with Conviction


After months of managing through an unprecedented crisis, our communities and companies were rocked by another tragic, but this time, all too familiar event. After the senseless and unnecessary killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, was caught on video, the U.S.

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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.

Dear Dan: My Boss Feels Like a Limiter

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I’m wondering how to push through when I have a challenging leader? My boss gives me space to do what I need to do, but is very unpredictable in approach, response,… Continue reading → Dear Dan Personal Growth Success courageous leaders Leadership Development leadership succes

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4 Practices To Coach People in Difficult Times

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Emotions shape our reality more than facts and trend charts. To coach people in difficult times, the conversation must be about more than the problem. Marcia Reynolds shares 4 practices will enable you to be effective.

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The Dynamics of Successfully Filling a Role on Your Team

Great Results Team Building

Roles are an essential part of any team. Whether it is in sports or business, the better each individual buys into their role, the more successful the organization can become.

Leaders: Don’t Ignore It – Check in with Your People Today About the Ongoing Civil Unrest


There’s no doubt we’re facing some of the biggest challenges of our time, as a nation, as people and as leaders.

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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.