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Be Where Your Feet Are

Leading Blog

T OO OFTEN we are busy looking for the next thing. The problem is our experiences tend to be shallow. We miss out on the richness of being in the moment. To counteract this, we try to find balance. But balance doesn’t create greatness.

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Pass Off The Broom

Lead Change Blog

I am sure we have all heard the leadership adage, never walk past a piece of trash on the grounds of your workplace because it sets a precedent for those working for you to follow. Your subordinates might come to the conclusion that if the boss is not concerned with the minute details of picking up trash then they should not be bothered by the refuse either.


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Unethical Leadership: What Causes Failures?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership failures can be caused by different types of problems that may compound. Some of these problems are individual and others may be embedded in the organizational culture.

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In July 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Reading can be a huge kick in the pants for leaders. It helps you digest the knowledge of leaders who have come before you. It also allows you to avoid their mistakes. That’s why every month I bring you 5 books you should consider reading.

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

LeadershipNow 140: June 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from June 2021 that you don't want to miss: 10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team by @WScottCochrane. Are You Really Ready to Quit? by @dorieclark.

Intelligent Disobedience

Lead Change Blog

What is Intelligent Disobedience? It is knowing when and how to say “no” to rules or orders which, if executed, would have harmful outcomes. No one believes they would obey a harmful order – but research, history, and the daily newspaper show how often this is not the case.

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What Neuroscience Reveals As The Key To Bringing More Empathy To Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership, there are certain topics that inevitably come up regardless of what industry you operate in. Over the past month, one of the topics I’ve been addressing with leaders is the importance of empathy in leadership, which is why it’s the focus of this edition of.

Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders

Leading Blog

T OO many leaders are stuck in mediocrity. A Ketchum study found that only 23% of the 25,000 surveyed believe their leaders are leading well. Only 31% believe leaders communicate well. Only 17% have confidence that leadership will improve in the upcoming year.

How to See Yourselves as Others Do – 5 Practices to Up Your EQ

Lead Change Blog

It usually comes as a shock that what we believe about ourselves doesn’t match how others perceive us. Recently, two clients asked me to conduct confidential 360 assessments of vice presidents at two different companies. The VPs’ leaders were getting consistently negative feedback about the VPs. My 360’s surfaced the negative impact their behavior was having on teams and colleagues. Control issues, siloed behavior, and an overbearing communication style were common themes.

Lead Your Team to Make Better Decisions, Faster

Let's Grow Leaders

When decision-making or problem-solving meetings bog down and become a waste of time, there are usually two problems causing the stagnation. In this episode, you’ll get the tools to overcome both of these problems before they derail your team.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Understanding People

Joseph Lalonde

It is easy to bulldoze over people as we climb the ladder to the top of the organization. It’s all about us, right? Wrong. We cannot continue to climb the organizational charts without understanding people and caring for them. People are the life-blood of our organization.

First Look: Leadership Books for July 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Power of Clarity : Unleash the True Potential of Workplace Productivity, Confidence, and Empowerment by Ann Latham.

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Leadership is 360 degrees and 365 days

Lead Change Blog

As we study math and science we learn a great deal about measurements. When we discuss 360 degrees, we can recognize this as a reference of measurement in angles, a circle’s circumference. If we compare to the temperature in Fahrenheit, it is above 212, the temperature of boiling water. If we include a calendar year, it contains 365 days. Leadership encompasses all of these components. John Maxwell’s book 360 Leadership is a great book.

How to Be Less Frantic and More Efficient by Sharpening Your Axe

Leadership Freak

The time it takes to reflect, evaluate, and focus seems misspent when you feel like a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. Abe Lincoln never said he’d spend six hours… Continue reading → Leading

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

Do a Process Check – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

On the day that we release this video, it’s just about the middle of the year. But whether you’re watching this video in June or you’re watching it in November, it is a very valuable practice to do a process check.

Leading Thoughts for July 1, 2021

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. Former Chairman and CEO of Pepsico, Indra Nooyi , on assuming positive intent: “My father was an absolutely wonderful human being.

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I now pronounce you … in need of a plan.

Lead Change Blog

I tracked the RSVPs for my daughter’s May wedding like a hawk. During the several-week period when people’s responses were arriving in my mailbox, I would fastidiously add the “number accepted” or “number declined” to the Google doc my daughter and I were using to track the final attendance tally. I was ever mindful of how the ultimate catering estimate changed with the numbers. The final count was due to the caterer five days before the wedding. .

The Joyful Pleasures and Shameful Permissions of Comparison

Leadership Freak

They say you shouldn’t compare yourself with others, but sometimes comparing is unblemished enjoyment. When your car outshines your neighbor’s, talking about cars is pleasurable, for example.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Set Yourself Apart by Getting Ahead of the Communications Curve

Next Level Blog

Occasionally, I get to work with an executive coaching client who’s exceptional at communicating with their colleagues.

006 Roadwork for Enduring Results • PODCAST [Refresh]

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. An illustrated talk on his powerful approach to long term, difficult projects presented on video by Tony Mayo, executive coach to CEOs and their teams. The post 006 Roadwork for Enduring Results • PODCAST [Refresh] appeared first on Tony Mayo.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fast And The Furious 9: F9: The Fast Saga

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It’s been 20 years of movies from the Fast And The Furious franchise. It’s brought us fast cars, action, and, now, space travel! The tone of the movies has changed. It’s no longer about supped-up cars.

Sources of Irritation and Exasperation – The Naughty List

Leadership Freak

Don’t make yourself special by making your exasperations unique. You might think your frustration outshines the irritation of others, but you’re not that special. Exasperation is common to all, even if specific causes… Continue reading → Leading


How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Three Things You Must Do to Build a Successful Hybrid Team

Kevin Eikenberry

It is one thing to take a group of individuals and create a team in a shared environment. It is another when everyone is remote from each other, yet on a level (although challenging sometimes) playing field.

005 Managing Yourself with Specific Measurable Results • PODCAST [Refresh]

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. To avoid the #1 forecasting mistake, click here. Keep me informed about Tony’s webinars, in-person coaching sessions, and free Life Planning & Goal Setting tools.

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How Create a More Inclusive Workplace for LGBTQ Employees

Let's Grow Leaders

Move Past a “Check the Box” Approach. and Create a More Inclusive Workplace. If you’re looking to move beyond a “check the box” approach to LGBTQ inclusion and create a more inclusive workplace, you won’t want to miss this important episode of Asking For a Friend.

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3 Steps to Face Daily Challenges with Fresh Enthusiasm

Leadership Freak

Rituals bring control in the storm. The storm won’t change, but how you respond does. During a recent coaching call, a client relayed a ritual he uses before showing up at work. How… Continue reading → energy Leading Marks of leaders Optimism Managing energy

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Building Hybrid Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

The world of work is changing – and with that, the role of the leader and the skills they need to master must change too. Perhaps the single biggest shift in the future will be the emergence of all manner of hybrid teams.

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A Guide To Being A Better Business Leader In 2021

Tanveer Naseer

Are you looking to become a better leader this year? Now, more than ever, businesses need effective leaders at the helm that can steady the ship, create a positive atmosphere and take the company forward. Now is also a challenging time to be a business leader because so much has.

The Employer’s Guide to Flexible Leadership in a Turbulent Business Climate

Chart Your Course

The global pandemic has put pressure on workforces in more ways than ever before. Economic uncertainty leaves companies wearily contemplating downsizing, employees in constant fear of losing job security, and leaders questioning whether their typical methods for managing remote teams still work.

Summer Reading for Leadership Freaks

Leadership Freak

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Margaret Fuller I’ve read all the books on this list. Enjoy! Orbiting the Giant Hairball, Gordon MacKenzie In his deeply funny book, exuberantly illustrated in full color,… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.