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Strategic Resilience

Lead Change Blog

President Franklin Roosevelt is credited with saying a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. As optimistic as this tough times don’t last, but tough people do sentiment is, it doesn’t diminish the fact that many a sailor experiences acute queasiness when circumnavigating billowing whitecaps. Notwithstanding occasional nausea, what is it that contributes to interpreting rough waters as an invitation to experience new levels of success? Strategic Resilience.

The 9 Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leading Blog

E MOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE is a prerequisite to good leadership. To attempt to lead without it is self-serving. It may get the job done, but it’s all about you. It’s not the kind of leadership that brings others along. Emotional intelligence (EI) is an awareness of not only our own but other’s emotions and the ability to manage those emotions in ways that help people move ahead in dealing with difficult situations.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hamilton The Musical

Joseph Lalonde

Hamilton the musical has taken the world by storm. Theaters and playhouses have sold out of the record-breaking play about the life of Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda). Recently released on Disney Plus, Hamilton was recorded live in New York City in 2016. The recording took place at the historic Richard Rodgers Theater. This recording includes […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hamilton The Musical appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Reel Leadership

Questions to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Effective

Kevin Eikenberry

Few consider meetings the highlight of their workday – more probably consider it the bane of their work life. It is true that meetings, while important and potentially useful, aren’t always very good. Sadly, now that most meetings are being held virtually, it hasn’t gotten any better. The challenge is how to have more effective […]. The post Questions to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Effective appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Ignite Development Potential: Transform the IDP Conversation

Lead Change Blog

For organizations and leaders wishing to transform their development processes into something truly game-changing, the underlying challenge involves replacing perfunctory processes with dynamic and opportunity-filled dialogue. The key is turning the Individual Development Planning (IDP) process into an engaging interaction—and maybe even a celebration—that inspires reflection, discovery, exchange of ideas, motivation, and growth.

LeadershipNow 140: July 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2020 that you don't want to miss: The glass is half-full. How has 2020 helped you? Leave your thoughts here: 2020helped.me. 10 Inspiring Questions that Will Change Your Life and Leadership by @SteveGutzler. Set the Stage for Fierce Listening With the Artful Use of Questions by @artpetty.

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Why Courageous Cultures are More Important Now than Ever (and more)

Let's Grow Leaders

No more safe silence – build courageous cultures for a brighter, bolder future We’ve spent the past three years researching, interviewing, and working with leaders of big and fast-growing companies, nonprofits, and government organizations around the globe to bring you Courageous Cultures: […]. The post Why Courageous Cultures are More Important Now than Ever (and more) appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures best leadership books Culture leadership book

3 Things Overworked Managers Need to Stop Doing Today

Leadership Freak

Lethargy and laziness aren’t virtues. But overworked managers are their own worst enemy. 3 things overworked managers need to stop: #1. Stop doing people’s work for them. Suppose you’re asked how to do… Continue reading → engagement Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

Leading Thoughts for July 30, 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. Jocko Willink on subordinating you ego, building relationships, and winning the long game: “Ego is like reactive armor; the harder you push against it, the more it pushes back. You might be afraid that if you subordinate you ego, you will get trampled.

4 Reasons A Clutter-Free Workspace Can Be Damaging

Joseph Lalonde

You may have heard a few of these sayings: A clear desk equals a clear mind. A cluttered workspace means a cluttered mind. It’s hard to find what you need in a cluttered workspace. Most of the productivity gurus will say something along those lines. They’ll tell you how much more productive you’ll be if only you […] The post 4 Reasons A Clutter-Free Workspace Can Be Damaging appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Personal Development

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!

How To Reach The Right People At The Right Time.

Rich Gee Group

Want to listen to the podcast? Click here. If you aren’t targeting the right people, you aren’t playing the game correctly. Unfortunately, many businesses try a broad-brush strategy to try to attract everyone. And it always fails. Here are four quick tips (and a resource!) to help you target your best prospects: ONE - Who are your targets? Who are the RIGHT people? I want you to THINK BIG here. Don’t think small — if you’re going to go after the right people - go big or go home.

7 Steps to Build a More Courageous, Innovative Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to build a more courageous, innovative culture? Do you want an innovative culture where the default is to speak up – where everyone at every level consistently shares ideas and best practices? A courageous, innovative culture where: Teams at […]. The post 7 Steps to Build a More Courageous, Innovative Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures cutlure innovative cultures

How To Keep Ideas, Solutions, And Innovation Flowing

Tanveer Naseer

“How do I get my team to contribute more solutions and ways to improve the business?” It’s a frequent question we hear from leaders – and with good reason. What would it mean for you to have a team that solves more problems and contributes ideas that improve your customer. Click to continue reading. Guest Posts communication ideas innovation leadership perception

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Kevin Eikenberry

I don’t know about you, but it seems there are more things to distract me than ever. And since distractions are the enemy of productivity and achievement, I’d like to change that. Rather than lamenting those distractions, I’d rather learn the skills for managing distractions. Enter this book, which promises to help us control our […]. The post Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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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!

The 5 Powers of Shared Commitment

Leadership Freak

A leader who refuses to call for shared commitment embraces pointless turmoil. An inability to create shared commitments propels you toward frantic mediocrity. The doorway to meaningful achievement swings on the hinges of… Continue reading → Commitment Decisions

American Cancer Society Hosts Virtual Connection Culture Training

Michael Lee Stallard

Katie Stallard and I were delighted to see the reaction to the virtual training we did to kick off the American Cancer Society’s virtual Leadership Institute Network Series.

Ethical Leaders Are Fixed and Flexible at the Same Time

Leading in Context

Ethical leaders are fixed and flexible at the same time. They stay anchored to ethical values AND adapt as the world changes. Both are critically important aspects of ethical leadership success. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical leader ethical leadership thinking ethics and learning ethics in business

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213: Dealing with Challenging Employees when Building Courageous Culture | with Karin Hurt

Engaging Leader

Some leaders look at their people, shake their heads, and say, “They can’t get there from here.” Sometimes that’s true. But often the solution is creating a stronger culture, where employees are encouraged and coached to contribute their best thinking. People are different, and these differences can add value. As a leader, you need to […]. Some leaders look at their people, shake their heads, and say, “They can’t get there from here.” Sometimes that’s true.

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.

How to Ride a Bike – Where Courage Comes From

Leadership Freak

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage. I asked several leaders, “How does one… Continue reading → Courage Fear fear of failure Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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Leadership and Toilet Paper – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today I’m talking about Leadership and Toilet Paper – yes, I really am. In the past I’ve done mash-ups of leadership with random topics, and challenged people to send me suggestions. You can see a channel of these past mashups here. Jose Luis sent this one in. Now I don’t know if he was serious, […]. The post Leadership and Toilet Paper – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Video

Using the right data methods in product research

Lead on Purpose

Delivering a solid product that customers love requires an up-front knowledge of the market in which customers and potential customers operate. Understanding the problems they face, and solving those problems with a software solution, is the end goal. prodmgmt #Leadership Continue reading → Product Management Techology analyze data market research markets methodology qualitative quantitative

Courageous Cultures Interview with Karin Hurt

Let's Grow Leaders

Karin Hurt joins us in-studio for the first time ever to talk about Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates. In this episode, find out why business leaders are responding passionately to Courageous Cultures, why courageous […]. The post Courageous Cultures Interview with Karin Hurt appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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.

5 Things Spark Plugs Do to Inspire High Performing Teams

Leadership Freak

Some teams soar. Other teams splash around just above the surface. Giving CPR to low performing teams feels more important than encouraging high performing teams, but it isn’t. Spend more time fueling high… Continue reading → Managing Success Taking others higher Teams Leadership Development Management organizational success

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Women Make Better Leaders, Especially in a Crisis

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The time has come to better support women in leadership (and more “feminine” traits in all) because women make better leaders. Guest Post by Mary Key. The post Women Make Better Leaders, Especially in a Crisis appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest Post female leadership Mary Key women women leaders

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More Automation is Coming! Bulletproof Your Career

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Edward D. Hess : Everyone knows that jobs have been automated over the last 20 years. But the number of those automated jobs will be a small number compared to what is coming over the next 10 years. The continuing advancement and convergence of artificial intelligence, bio-technology, nanotechnology, virtual and augmented reality, quantum computing, and Big Data will automate millions of jobs in the United States.

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If You Want Your Message to Be Heard, It Needs to Look Good

Engaging Leader

The human brain is drawn to information that is visually pleasing and easy to understand. If you’re not using images, headlines, and whitespace to convey complicated concepts, chances are people will tune it out. More than 50% of the cortex, the surface of the brain, is devoted to processing visual information. Some 93% […].

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.

What Makes Some Leaders Ugly and Others Beautiful

Leadership Freak

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” ” Aristotle It doesn’t matter how much jewelry you put in a pig’s snout. It still stinks. Unattractive people can be like gentle… Continue reading → Leading Growth Leadership Development

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Leading in the Time Frames of Mind

Next Level Blog

What verb tense is your mind spending most of its time in – present, past or future? How about the members of your team – what time frame are their minds working in? You might consider those questions to be a bit weird or out there, but if you stop and examine the nature of your language and the quality of your thinking, you may find they’re more relevant than you’d initially think. If you want to examine it, start by paying attention to the language you and your team members are using.

Is Your Leader Really as Bad As You Think

Lead from Within

As with anything else in the world, there are good leaders and bad leaders. If you’ve experienced a really good leader, be thankful. And if you’ve ever worked with a horrible leader, you know what a miserable experience that is. If you’re in that situation now, though, consider the possibility that your leader isn’t as awful as you think. Maybe, just maybe, the person who needs to make some adjustments is you.

What the Font? Things to Consider When Selecting a Typeface

Engaging Leader

The curve, openness, and spacing of a font are actual design elements and convey a look and feel. It’s important to choose a typeface that fits the design of the rest of your communication piece. Readability is key for body text. Why pick a fancy font to be different if no one can read […].

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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.