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Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Isolation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Some people may think that the change we are experiencing as a result of COVID-19 is a temporary inconvenience, but it's much more than that. It's a wake-up call that we have been living too close to the edge, rushing through precious moments.

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3 Keys to Engaging Young Professionals

Lead Change Blog

How would you describe the young professionals in your organization? Are they entitled, lazy, and unmotivated? Or are they responsible, creative, and productive? How are their needs and desires different than the seasoned veterans on your team?

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Winning Now, Winning Later: Playing the Infinite Game

Leading Blog

W HEN David Cote became CEO of Honeywell in February of 2002, the company was a train wreck. He inherited unhealthy accounting practices, unresolved environmental liabilities, and a board and staff that were denying reality.

How to Lead Decisively When You Don’t Know What’s Next

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you lead decisively when you just don’t know what’s coming next? You don’t know what you don’t know, and even what you DO know you know could change. In a recent conversation, with “Joe” a senior leader in the assisted […].

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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.

5 Books Christian Leaders Should Read In July 2020

Joseph Lalonde

Must Read Books For July 2020! Leaders are readers… Or maybe I should say Leaders Are Learners. Either way, one of the quickest ways to learn is through reading great books.

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Leadership Styles–The Three Ds

Lead Change Blog

Leaders influence and inspire people to make positive changes to improve the status quo! . How many different leadership styles are there? The Leadership Grid— created by Robert Blake and Jane Mouton describes five leadership styles.

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Self-Deception: Feeling Right and Being Wrong

Leadership Freak

You can feel completely right and be absolutely wrong. Unnerving isn’t it? Self-deception is most likely when: #1. Entrenched ideas are challenged. Your mind is closed about things you’re certain about. Imagine the… Continue reading → Leading


Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Artemis Fowl

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Movie fans rejoice, there was a new movie recently released that wasn’t a Netflix exclusive. This movie was scheduled to be released in the theaters but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney chose to release the movie to their Disney+ streaming service. That movie?

A Street View On Leadership

Lead Change Blog

It is often said that the subject of leadership is the most studied and least understood. This is not true. Participants will have a comprehensive understanding of leadership effectiveness after hearing Bob Anderson and Bill Adams present their latest research.

The Coffee Bean

Leading Blog

H OW we react to our circumstances makes all the difference. Whether we are defeated by them, hardened by them, or whether we transform them depends on our mindset. Jon Gordon and Damon West present the story of The Coffee Bean.

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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.

4 Important Team-Building Lessons Every Leader Should Know

Tanveer Naseer

One of the key metrics to gauge your success as a leader is how well you’re able to get your employees to work together as a team. That’s why in this latest Leadership Espresso Shot edition of my podcast, Leadership Biz Cafe, I share 4 lessons on successful team-building inspired.

211: Breaking Through Barriers | with Dave Shurna

Engaging Leader

What barriers do you face? Whether in our personal lives, at work, or in our communities, we all face challenges that can prevent us from reaching our full potential. And the same is true for those you lead.

Holding space for possibility

Lead Change Blog

It was another Zoom coffee chat, this one happening a week after George Floyd’s death. One participant, a social justice activist, asked if, in light of current events, would any of us describe ourselves as racist. Absolutely not,” said one participant. “I’m I’m completely colorblind.”. For real? You’re not just playing around with me?” Asked the activist. “I’m I’m not playing with you. I’m certain about not being racist.”. Ah, how our brains love certainty.

Leading Thoughts for June 25, 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. Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan on humility: “The more you can contain your ego, the more realistic you are about your problems.

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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.

How to Minimize the Damage of One Bad Apple

Leadership Freak

Adding one bad apple to a team has 4X as much negative impact on a team’s performance as adding good apples. The Power of Bad) The Big Five Personality Traits: #1. Openness to… Continue reading → Leading

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5 Steps to Be More Empathetic


In today’s world, we’re faced with a number of new challenges both in the workplace and at home – whether it’s our new working arrangements, impacts from COVID-19, looking inward as we shine a spotlight on societal issues, or something else – and our people need empathy.

Leading by Cause

Lead Change Blog

Lessons throughout history inform us that cause precedes effect; actions create results. Plato explained the principle of causality, saying “every­thing that becomes or changes must do so owing to some cause; for nothing can come to be without a cause (Timaeus 28a). ” In Codex Atlanticus, Leonardo DaVinci wrote, “No effect is in Nature without cause; you understand the cause and you do not need any experience.”

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One Crucial Way to Release Your Team’s Best Thinking

Let's Grow Leaders

Your Team’s Best Thinking Won’t Always Raise Its Hand Medical insurance rates had gone up again. Our company’s insurance provider had restructured all their plans, and the numbers didn’t look good. Three days after we got the news, the CEO, Director of […].

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.

How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil

Leadership Freak

Stressful times create emotional turmoil. Emotional conflict on the team always hurts and often harms. Leadership includes managing emotion, both your own and others’ How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil: #1.

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Simple Physical Routines for Successful Stress Management

Next Level Blog

Over the past month, I’ve been running two or three online sessions a week with groups of leaders to provide them with some reference points and space to think about how to lead in our current environment. Leadership is always challenging.

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How to Keep Your Employees from Quitting

Kevin Eikenberry

One business owner was talking to another. The first asked, “How many people work for you?” The other shook her head, and replied, “About half of them.” I know that is an old joke, but it is told (and retold) because it contains an element of truth. If you want to make sure you wouldn’t […].

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Helping Everyone Contribute Game-Changing Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

It can be tempting to write people off and assume they don’t have creativity or innovative solutions to offer. Many times, however, there’s something blocking their contribution. In this episode, you’ll get strategies to help you bring in your reluctant team […].

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.

4 Ways to Tame the Stress Monster

Leadership Freak

Stress isn’t a germ you catch from an uncovered sneeze. Stress isn’t a thing. Scientists examine the results of stress, but they can’t examine stress itself. Stress is a monster that rises inside… Continue reading → Stress Growth Leadership Development

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Why A Band Of Brothers?

Joseph Lalonde

Can I tell you how thankful I am for my band of brothers? I have two sets that I’ve come to rely on heavily. The first is Rick, Bobby, and Marty. I meet with these guys every other Thursday at Starbucks. We sit down, drink coffee or some flavored treat, and talk about life. I […] The post Why A Band Of Brothers? appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Personal Development

Unlocking Your Leadership Potential One Month at a Time

Kevin Eikenberry

Your parents told you that you didn’t have to learn everything at once. They encouraged you by suggesting small steps. You took piano lessons, not a single lesson, because no one expected you to become a virtuoso in a weekend.

7 Musts When Engaging in Healthy Conflict

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mike Robbins : The ability for you and your team to effectively engage in conflict may not be all that easy or fun, but it is fundamental to your performance, both individually and collectively.

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.

5 Things Great Leaders Don’t Do

Leadership Freak

One short outburst produces surprising turbulence and distrust. A small offense causes disproportionate harm. Advantage: Because bad is stronger than good, you gain disproportionate advantage when you eliminate bad.

What is the Worst Leadership Styles and Why

Lead from Within

People who study leadership theory learn about numerous styles of leadership: autocratic, democratic, strategic, transformational—on and on. It can be interesting to debate the pros and cons of each.

How to Keep Your Employees from Quitting

Kevin Eikenberry

One business owner was talking to another. The first asked, “How many people work for you?” The other shook her head, and replied, “About half of them.” I know that is an old joke, but it is told (and retold) because it contains an element of truth. If you want to make sure you wouldn’t […].

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How to Fight the Biggest Time Wasters at Work

Chart Your Course

By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life Nothing comes more naturally to the human mind than procrastination. We all do it on a daily basis, and evidence indicates not only procrastination is widespread but also not that bad — unless you’re facing a deadline, that is.

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.