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The 3 Types of Humility That Impact Your Leadership

Leading Blog

I N 2016, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria addressed the graduating class and spoke of three H’s: Hope, Humility, and Honor. These three qualities are reflected in leaders who make a difference.

How to Support Your Team During an Unexpected Layoff

Let's Grow Leaders

My heart has been breaking all day. I’ve been doing the best I can with the onslaught of phone calls, emails, and texts from incredible leaders in the emotional throes of an unexpected layoff. “I’ve been laid off.” ” “I had to lay […].

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What the Best Leaders Do

Lead Change Blog

Throughout my career, I have spent a lot of time studying and teaching leadership. It’s a fascinating subject! The coronavirus has given me a chance to observe many leaders dealing with this invisible enemy.

What Growing An Orchid Taught Me About How To Successfully Change And Adapt

Tanveer Naseer

There’s little doubt that most of us are now grappling with how to change and adapt to our current realities, not just in terms of the next few weeks, but more so in terms of the next few months and years as we come to realize how much things are. Click to continue reading.

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.

Self-Made: The Story of Madam C.J. Walker

Leading Blog

N ETFLIX brings to life the entrepreneurial success story of African American entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker.

How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus

Joseph Lalonde

Tough times begin to wear on people. That’s been the truth for many people lately. Layoffs. Job terminations. Trying to keep the business afloat. So much stress has been placed on the shoulders of leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is heavy. It hurts.

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? Work Sharing: Unemployment Benefits to Supplement Reduced Work Hours ? SARS-Cov-2

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Before you reduce the size of your workforce with furloughs or layoffs consider reducing hours per employee. Some states are offering “Work Share” unemployment benefits.

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Leading Thoughts for April 16, 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.

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What Will Your New Normal Be?

Joseph Lalonde

Right now, we’re all experiencing a new normal. The world has been flipped upside down. The Coronavirus has ravaged countries across the planet. It’s something I never thought I would see. People laid off for an extended amount of time due to a global pandemic.

Picking Both is the Answer

Lead Change Blog

“I left before I totally lost my soul.”. Variations on that theme were common reasons shared by a group of “corporate refugees,” people sharing why we’d left the economic security of executive positions for the freedom (and economic insecurity) of freelance work. Everyone participating said they yearned for two things that they saw as in short supply in corporate America—connection and meaning.

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.

Juggling Balls You Can’t Drop: How to be Successful Parent, Employee, Teacher (and Spouse) Without Going Crazy

Kevin Eikenberry

Working remotely is hard. Parenting is hard. Being a full-time schoolteacher is hard. Now you are being asked to do all of them at once. If you are working and teaching from home (and more) right now, we have been thinking about you, and have created something special for you.

How to Never Waste a Good Crisis

Leadership Freak

Leaders are developing a healthy case of humility during COVID-19. Frankly, it’s a good thing because lousy leadership is rooted in ego. Success followed by admiration tests character.

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206: Coronavirus – Supporting Employee Mental Health During a Pandemic | with William Kassler from IBM

Engaging Leader

Join my conversation with the Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM, with a 350,000-person global workforce, about measures that major companies are taking during the COVID-19 pandemic, including recommendations for employee mental health.

Making the Most of Your Quarantine Time

Lead Change Blog

Before the virus, there was traffic on our street all day long. People were going and coming to the college, the corporate headquarters, the plant, and downtown businesses. There’s almost no traffic now. It’s blessedly, but eerily, quiet. For most of us, life and work changed almost in the blink of an eye. It’s the Time of the Coronavirus. However it ends and whatever comes next, we will remember this time the way my parents remembered the Great Depression.

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 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This is Part 2 in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership in celebration of IoT Day on April 9th. Part 1 included an Introduction and the importance of Ethical Foresight. Part 2 explores the 1st Ethical Dimension of IoT Leadership: Ethical Design.

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7 Ways to Find Your Highest Point of Clarity during Uncertainty

Leadership Freak

A Leadership Freak reader asked me to explain, “Go with your highest point of clarity.” Uncertainty invites anxiety, second-guessing, rethinking, and delay. Decisions always include multiple options and uncertainty.

Can You Overuse Your Webcam?

Kevin Eikenberry

I am a huge fan of the webcam. In fact, more often than not, I recommend that you use a webcam when holding virtual meetings or conversations. That being said, there are a few instances when using a webcam isn’t advised or preferable.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tremors

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article. The world continues to spin in chaos. Many of us are still under shelter-at-home orders from our state governments. This means movie theaters are still closed! In fact, I heard something scary. Movie theaters may not reopen until August!

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.

Talent Management and Preparing Leaders Correctly with Piet Hein Merckens

N2Growth Blog

Dear Dan: I Have an Employee who Makes Repeated Mistakes

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I have an employee who rushes through her work. I’ve tried to get her to slow down, but she is always worried about getting in trouble for not getting work done.… … Continue reading → Managing Mistakes Leadership Development organizational success

What Does Engagement Really Mean?

Kevin Eikenberry

Engagement is one of the most talked about terms in business today. Books are being written about it, speeches are being given extolling the virtues of it, and leaders are being asked to create it. Everyone is talking about engagement.

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Why You Need Spring Break (and Other Breaks) Now More Than Ever

Next Level Blog

As I write this, most of us in the United States are marking one month of stay at home and work from home orders to mitigate the public health impacts of the coronavirus.

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.

How to Build Your Team’s Confidence

Let's Grow Leaders

You’re in a unique position to develop your team’s confidence (or erode it). In this episode, we discuss one of the most important ways leaders help teams to develop confidence and belief in themselves.

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Future-Back: How Leaders Create the Future Today

Leadership Freak

COVID-19 changes the way you think about the future. On-going disruption changes the way you think about yourself, others, and the present. The imagined future transforms the present.

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Are you credible, candid, confident, a believer and a hustler?

Sales Wolf Blog

Definition of a Sales Wolf. A Sales Wolf has the capacity - the experience, background, education and MINDSET to consistently perform in the top 20th percentile of all salespeople in your industry. Sales Wolves bring in 80 percent of the results. Think Pareto Principle. Sales Wolf Mindset

Only The Start: Change and Forecasting Comes With Risk

N2Growth Blog

Change seems to occur at an ever-increasing speed, forecasting, especially concerning long term scenarios is an extremely risky business today. Forecasts often lead to disappointments, for management, employees, shareholders and other stakeholders.

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.

In Adversity, What Type of Movie Do You Put Your TEAM In?

Great Results Team Building

So – you hear the director say “ACTION!” ” You find yourself in the middle of a Hollywood motion picture… Are you in part of a horror movie? A romantic comedy? A suspenseful thriller? An action adventure? A war documentary? . Or, is it an inspirational comeback? .

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15 Things I do to Answer Anxiety in the Morning

Leadership Freak

When your hair’s on fire in the morning, you’re toast by end of day. Establish morning rituals and routines to answer internal anxiety and prepare for external chaos. Power of ritual: Internal… Continue reading → Stress Leadership Development

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Managing Your Warrior Spirit when Working at Home

Strategy Driven

I am a results-oriented leader, but I have been labeled “tactless” and “overly direct.” ” And I lost a job as an executive because of it.

The Most Effective Ways Leaders Handle Stress

Lead from Within

Leadership is stressful even in the best of times. And leading through a time of crisis elevates that stress levels that often feel unmanageable. That’s why every leader needs to know how to strategically and effectively manage stress.

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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.