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LeadershipNow 140: October 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2021 that you don't want to miss: From @michaelaroberto : Interesting findings from Microsoft study on the impact of remote work on collaboration. How A Strong Mind Can Give You The Resilience Advantage by @LaRaeQuy.

Leading the Way Forward (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each year I curate a list of sites that write about trends that will change how we do business in the coming year. This year’s list includes some ongoing trends from last year and some fresh ideas and new directions.

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What Works For You

Joseph Lalonde

As any athlete will tell you, they try to find the best nutritional plan to get the best results they can. They will also tell you they bump up their mental game before a game, match, or race. A few weeks ago, I ran my most recent half marathon at the Metro Health Grand Rapids […]. Leadership

Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne

RapidStart Leadership

Boris Yeltsin presided over the dissolution of the Soviet Union; here's what he said about the dangers of fighting to gain power, and the difficulty of keeping it. The post Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

First Look: Leadership Books for November 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership : Embracing the Conflicting Demands of Today's Workplace by Tim Elmore. Become a next generation leader—rich in emotional and social intelligence and orchestrating outstanding collaborative results—by mastering these eight status quo-shattering paradoxes.

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Leadership Growth – Are You Coachable?

Let's Grow Leaders

Leadership growth requires feedback and continual learning. It’s no exaggeration to say that if you’re done learning, you’re done leading. The world changes. People grow. And your influence will grow too if you invest in your leadership growth.

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3 Powerful Steps Leaders Can Take To Promote Collaboration In The Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one consistent thread in the debate over remote work, it’s how leaders who want their employees to return to the office argue that collaboration can’t occur unless people are working in the same space. But in each of these cases, there’s a glaring oversight on the part of.

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Sustained Success Requires Your Team to Be Coachable

Great Results Team Building

Why should you BE COACHABLE ? I spent two decades in locker rooms coaching basketball before transitioning to share those lessons with leaders in other industries as a conference speaker and author. And it was ALWAYS clear who the most talented athletes were at the beginning of our season.

What Are Your Failures?

Joseph Lalonde

When you think of your failures, do you cringe with regret? Do you squeal with glee? Do you hide your head in shame? Failures often give us an inferiority complex. They make us think we’re less than, a loser, or finished. Failures bring us down. But should they?

How to Choose A Dynamic Self-Development Goal

Leadership Freak

The first development is self-development. #1. Explore widely. What leadership skills and behaviors seem most relevant to pressing challenges and current opportunities? Make a long list. #2. Use an aspirational lens.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

The Long Game with Dorie Clark

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you feel rushed, overwhelmed, and perennially behind? How can you break out of this endless cycle and create the kind of interesting, meaningful life that focuses on what matters most – in the long run?

Are You a Victim or a Victor? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Are you a victim or a victor? Perhaps we need to start out by defining these terms first. A victim (for the purposes of this video) is when someone feels hopeless or incapable of changing the outcome of their situation.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spy Kids

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It’s hard to believe the movie Spy Kids is 20 years old. It’s a fun children’s movie with plenty of potential. We see that potential in all of the sequels and semi-spin-off movies.

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4 Ways Managers Screwup One-On-Ones

Leadership Freak

A simple thing that’s made complex disappoints and drains. 4 ways to screwup one-on-ones: #1. Leave them to the last minute. People feel valued when you prioritize time with them.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Successful Strategies Organizations are Using for Frontline Workers


Are we doing enough for workers who – in many cases – don’t have the option of doing their job from home?

Would You Like More Gratitude in Your Life?

Kevin Eikenberry

More gratitude? Yes, please. I’m trying to imagine the person who wouldn’t want more of it… and I’m having trouble. On the other hand, it is one thing to want more gratitude, and another to know how to find it or create it and then savor it. Stated a different way, while we all want […].

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Unique Ways to Convert Shipping Containers for Businesses

Strategy Driven

Did you know? Shipping containers are not only useful for transporting goods. These sturdy containers are both resilient and robust and also made to withstand different temperatures. When shipping companies are through with a container, these get discarded.

Forgiveness: The Invisible Derailer that Frustrates Leaders

Leadership Freak

Attitudes are invisible but they always show themselves somehow. Your attitude toward disappointment can make or break your leadership. The way you deal with disappointment is a lid or a platform. Stumbling toward… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher disappointment Forgiveness

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.

What Have We Learned So Far?

Next Level Blog

Here’s something that might make your head spin.

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Organizational Climate, Team Weather

Kevin Eikenberry

Meteorologically, the difference between climate and weather is a measure of time. Climate is how the atmosphere acts over a relatively long period of time. Weather is the atmospheric conditions over a much shorter time period.

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Exterior Renovations That Can Upgrade Your Business Property

Strategy Driven

When you think of renovating the office or the workplace, it’s natural that your first thoughts might go to what you can for the interior. After all, that’s where all of the thinking, working, relaxing, and team-building happens.

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What Would You Do If Your Future Depended on Your Conversations?

Leadership Freak

I’M DELIGHTED TO HOST ANOTHER BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Communication Leading leadership books

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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.

The Key to Retaining Employees Amid the "Great Resignation”


The trend of employees leaving their jobs in droves is real and escalating, as we learned this month from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which announced that 4.3 million Americans – 2.9% of the workforce – quit their jobs in August.

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How To Help Your Social Media Business Run More Efficiently

Strategy Driven

Social Media businesses are very fast-paced, things are always changing so quickly that you really need to be on the ball. With a lot of time spent monitoring the market, your accounts and what your clients get up to sometimes you struggle to do some of the time-consuming things.

Why an Inclusive Work Environment Should be Important to Every Business Leader

CEO Insider

The importance of an inclusive work environment is on the minds of many leaders today. Exclusionary behaviors are dangerous for a business, with the impacts extending from dysfunctional workplaces and difficulties with recruitment all the way to serious legal issues.

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!

With More Women Leaving the Workplace, What Can Leaders Do?


Women are leaving the workplace in greater numbers than men as the “ Great Resignation ” continues to place pressure on organizations to recruit and especially retain valued employees.

Leadership Caffeine™—Lessons for Transformation Learned in the Northwoods

Art Petty

Our organization changes don’t feel like the work of transforming a shoreline or beach, but maybe they should. Imagine if the transformation team members viewed themselves as stewards of the environment and not experts playing with boxes on an organization chart in pursuit of trivial outcomes.

Top tips for reducing waste in the office

Strategy Driven

Reducing waste in the office is one challenge that companies are trying to tackle every day. After all, reducing waste helps businesses operate more effectively and improves efficiency. This, in turn, helps companies grow. This article outlines some top tips for reducing waste in the office.

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Hybrid Work is Really About Trust

CEO Insider

More than anything else, successful hybrid working is about trust. CEOs trusting managers, managers trusting employees and employees trusting themselves and their teammates to do the right thing, regardless of where they are based, to achieve the outcomes they hope to achieve.

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!