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The Entrepreneur’s Faces: 10 Entrepreneurial Types and Their Journey

Leading Blog

T HE leadership we need now can be found in the entrepreneurial mindset—the characteristics found in entrepreneurs. Authors Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp have categorized the nature of this mindset into ten types or faces in The Entrepreneur’s Faces.

Fine-Tuning Your Leadership Style

Lead Change Blog

What can you do to improve your leadership style? Leadership styles refer to the alternative ways you direct, engage, and empower people to make needed changes. I believe there are three basic styles of leading: Direct, discuss, and delegate.

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How to Get Better at Remote Small Talk

Let's Grow Leaders

“Yeah, I don’t do small talk.” ” “My team understands, I’m cool with THEIR chit chat in-between meetings, but I don’t really have time for that stuff. I’m all business. That’s why I’m so productive.”

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Your Employees Want To Know You Care

Joseph Lalonde

Caring isn’t a word you hear often in leadership. You hear more powerful words. You hear words like: Results, Return On Investment, Strengths, Action-orientated, and more. The words you often hear in leadership have to do with getting results and taking action.

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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.

Want an Ideal Team Player? Find an Introvert

Leading Blog

W HILE the introverts at the office may not be top-of-mind when it comes to assembling a project team, you could be overlooking valuable contributors. Too often, the ideas of introverts are drowned out, yet when sought out, can have true merit.

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Lead Change Blog

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks.

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How To Cast A Compelling Vision

Joseph Lalonde

What is vision? Vision is a critically important piece of any leadership plan. It is something you must create and share with your team over time. Vision is a strong mental picture of what you would like to see you or your organization accomplish.

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Three Questions We Have of All Leaders

Leading Blog

W HENEVER we work with leaders, we have our own important worries—things like fairness, the amount of change we’re being asked to embrace, and our own personal goals. When you think about it, we have three prime questions when facing any leader.

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No Finish Line: Finishing is Not Always the Point

RapidStart Leadership

Being the first to the finish line does not always make us winners, and some of the most important races have no finish line at all; here's what that means for leaders. The post No Finish Line: Finishing is Not Always the Point appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share a variety of perspectives and insights on culture. We’ve also included some quotations from our newest book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates.

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!

10 COVID-19 Trends: Our Inner Space

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It seems that we're all getting more in touch with our "inner space" during the COVID-19 pandemic. The extensive time in isolation has given us the time and opportunity to face our truths - our beliefs, our impact and our choices.

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Leading Thoughts for October 22, 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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Midnight Special

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I recently checked out the movie Midnight Special because of an article on Inverse. The article stated Midnight Special was the most underrated sci-fi movie on Netflix (also available on Amazon Video).

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How to Live Up to Your Aspiration – Not Down to Your Disappointment

Leadership Freak

You can’t control everything, but you can control responses. Don’t give control to disappointments. How disappointment controls life: Disappointment controls life when you say, “I won’t bring my best because I’m disappointed.”

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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!

Nine Ways to Be an Energizing Online Leader

Next Level Blog

In case you’ve lost count, you may be one of the many of us who are in month eight of working from home.

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A Medical Innovation Factory in the Middle of the Desert

N2Growth Blog

Do surgeons have a God complex? Are doctors stubborn, control freaks? Sometimes, yes. But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. A surgeon, making life or death decisions during a heart transplant, for example, can see things go terribly wrong in the matter of a millisecond.

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Practicing Empathy – The Five L’s

Kevin Eikenberry

Empathy – understanding the feeling and emotions someone is feeling as a way to provide solace and support while building understanding and trust – is a critical leadership skill.

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2020 Hindsight: Learning for Tomorrow

Lead Change Blog

So many terms come to mind to describe 2020: Unexpected. Uncertain. Uncomfortable. Distressing. And through the gyrations of the year, many leaders saw levels of agility, adaptiveness, and creativity in their organizations beyond anything they’d previously imagined. In the words of William James, “Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed”.

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!

Now Lead the Change – Interview with Nick Jankel

Let's Grow Leaders

Three unprecedented sources of change in the outside world are putting intense pressure on every organization and leader to adapt quickly. Enterprises that don’t transform what they do and how they do it (repeatedly) will inevitably fail. In this information-packed episode with Nick […].

Asking a Question Costs Less Than Having an Answer

Leadership Freak

Control freaks fear freedom. But treating people like robots never inspires. Control-freak-leaders deliver narrow results. Choices inspire ownerships and instill responsibility. Every decision you give someone communicates trust, confidence, and respect.

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Do You Need to Learn To Be Better With People?

Lead from Within

Interacting and connecting with others is a critical factor in leadership—and among most other fields, as well. Some people have a gift for being with others easily and instinctively. But for many people, it doesn’t come naturally.

6 Questions To Foster Greater Team Resilience

Nathan Magnuson

No one has gone untouched in 2020. But it hasn’t just been the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted each person, it’s the repercussions. Work instability, financial hardship, rapid pace of change, family lifestyle adjustments, isolation and loneliness.

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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.

Internal Communications Check-Up – 11 Elements to Measure Your Organization’s Temperature

leaderCommunicator

I firmly believe that leaders are always communicating, whether they intend to or not. And just like a leader sends a message by communicating – or not – an organization shows its commitment to communication whether it intends to or not.

How to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at Work

Leadership Freak

Part of me just wants to be left alone so I can do my work. But success requires positive relationships. Why positive work relationships matter: Shared knowledge. Mentoring and being mentored is relationship-based… Continue reading → Leading

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5 Reasons Candidates Reject a Job Offer After a Remote Interview

Chart Your Course

Introduction: As a recruiter, the chances are that you spend a fair amount of time interviewing many candidates for a job. But what happens when you settle on the perfect candidate, offer them a job, but they end up rejecting a job offer? Rejection can be disappointing.

Mute Yourself, Not Your Team – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We’ve all been in virtual meetings where a participant (maybe it’s you?) mutes themselves at the start and remains muted for the entirety of the meeting.

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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.

A GOOD BOSS is better than a good company!

Brigette Hyacinth

My first boss was the best. I had a family emergency and before I could finish explaining to him the situation. He said, “And you are still standing here talking to me? Why aren’t you out the door yet? I’ll cover for you.” I smiled then went to my desk, took my belongings and left.

A Moral Dilemma at Dunkin

Leadership Freak

We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading → Humility Leading humility

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New eBook: Reflect, Reimagine and Reboot Your Internal Communications Plan Through the Pandemic

leaderCommunicator

Businesses have certainly been on a wild ride in 2020.

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The Remarkable Leadership Podcast is Now Live

Kevin Eikenberry

We’ve been recording The Remarkable Leadership Podcast since July of 2016. To date, I’ve had conversations with over 230 leadership experts and expert leaders. From the beginning, it has been my goal to make this the most engaging, entertaining, and useful leadership podcast available.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.