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Developing Resilience: How to Remain Calm in the Midst of Workplace Chaos

Lead Change Blog

Do you feel like you’re running out of steam at work? Do you wonder how some people manage to get through their hectic days without experiencing burnout? Do you find it hard to bounce back from workplace negativity?

In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation

RapidStart Leadership

Praise is one of the most powerful tools available to a leader; here are 5 ways you can use it to inspire, motivate, and even change lives. The post In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How to Change

Leading Blog

Y OU WANT TO CHANGE, but the problem is you haven’t found the right strategy. You need to outsmart your issues. In How to Change , behavioral scientist Katy Milkman says we need to tailor our approach to fit the obstacle and our circumstances.

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5 Questions Leaders Should Ask When Watching A Movie

Joseph Lalonde

Join the Reel Leadership Author Community by pre-ordering Reel Leadership Entertainment… The traditional line of thought with entertainment is that it is a mindless activity. There’s no redeeming value.

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.

How to Give Difficult Feedback to Your Boss (Even When You’re Scared)

Let's Grow Leaders

To Ensure Your Upward Feedback is Received Well, Start with Connection and Intention. You have some difficult feedback for your boss, but you’re not quite sure they’re ready to hear it. It might feel safer to stay silent.

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Leading in Context

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Suicide Squad

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Suicide Squad movie at a now-defunct movie theater. The theater was a classic but it didn’t last. The theater was hot, humid, and almost unbearable to be in.

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Leadership—Are You Using the Most Effective Ratio?

Lead Change Blog

80/20, 50/50, 30/70—what’s the right ratio? . Leaders engage in a number of related activities including managing and leading, discovery and delivery, as well as giving and receiving feedback. . How much time should you spend doing each activity? . Of course, it depends on the situation. There is no one approach (ratio) that can be used in every situation. Versatility is key. You must determine what’s required to achieve your goals. . Managing and Leading.

4 Reasons Why Creating Space In Your Workday Will Help You Grow And Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

One of the interesting, but not surprising findings to come out of this current global pandemic is how much people have appreciated being able to have breaks in their work day to just take a break, unwind, and maybe spend some time with their family. In fact, a big reason. Click to continue reading.

The Courage to Lead with Character and Resiliency

Leading Blog

T AKING ON A POSITION of leadership comes with assuming risk, encountering organizational challenges, and being a moral role model for an organization. I believe a person who is not willing to make the sacrifice to take on such a role should step aside and let someone else do it.

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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.

How Leaders Make The Most of Complaints

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ve got a clear focus on what matters most, and your team seems to work well together, but then you get a call. Hey, I need to talk to you about a conflict, a disagreement, a clash of personalities. What you do next will reinforce your leadership and influence or erode your credibility.

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What Matters Most?

Lead Change Blog

As a leader, especially during this time, the importance of “what we do,” “how we do it,” and “why we do it” are critical questions to ask. We have asked them before, but how does it help us to answer the biggest question of all? What matters most? Mother Norman, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband.”. “Oh Oh daughter, I know, let me introduce you to my son.”.

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7 No-Nonsense Questions that Challenge People without Being a Jerk-Hole

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders challenge people. Jerk-holes are just pushy. But the opposite of pushy – being a push-over – isn’t an option for leaders. 7 fundamentals of assertive challenge: Rushing to challenge is pushy.… … Continue reading → Leading

Lasting Change = Head Knowledge + Heart Knowledge

Michael Lee Stallard

It’s one thing to know something intellectually—to learn interesting new data, to gain an understanding of why something works the way it does, to be inspired by a message—but if it stops there and you don’t develop heart knowledge, then you’re less likely to see meaningful or lasting change as a result.

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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.

Best Practices of High Performing Virtual Teams (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Start Here to Make Your High-Performing Virtual Teams Even Better. In this week’s Asking For a Friend, I share best practices I see continually being performed by high-performing virtual teams. Highlights from the Building High-Performing Virtual Teams Conversation.

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Why Changing Directions Isn’t A Waste

Joseph Lalonde

We’ve all seen the memes about how close we can be to success when we turn around. They show a man with a mining ax digging furiously through dirt and rock to reach a giant diamond or a stash of gold. The miner turns around.

The 10 Best Ways to Spot a Close-Minded Leader

Leadership Freak

Turbulence opens the mind of the wise and congeals the brain of the convinced. A closed mind gets stupid as time passes. Perhaps current knowledge was enough when the world seemed stable, but… Continue reading → Leading


The Future of Work Newsletter

Kevin Eikenberry

Put yourself in a time machine and dial it back two years. As you looked at the future for your industry, your organization, your work, and your workplace, you saw lots of changes and uncertainty ahead. Plenty was being written and spoken about how fast change was happening and how to cope with it.

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!

2020 Changed Everything: 7 Leaders Share Advice for Building More Inclusive and Diverse Workplaces


As we all know, 2020 had a lasting impact on business in many ways, and not just because of the pandemic.

GovExec Daily Podcast Appearance: Emotional Compensation’s Role in Employee Retention

Michael Lee Stallard

As a growing percentage of the workforce seeks new career opportunities, employee retention has become a major issue facing organizations today.

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How to Lead with Patience and Not Get Walked On

Leadership Freak

You were born exasperated and impatient. Patience emerges after we learn that we aren’t the center of the universe. In other words, when you know and accept your limitations and frailties you become… Continue reading → Leading

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Redesigning Work for a Hybrid World

Kevin Eikenberry

How we see our world and our future is impacted greatly by what we have already experienced. Until March of 2020, even if you had worked remotely some (or a lot), you lived in a world that was place-centric and not work-centric. Now that we all have a new set of experiences, its time to […].

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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!

Top 5 KPIs to keep in mind for excellent customer experience

CEO Insider

You’ve put customer experience at the core of your contact center strategy, and you want to be sure that what you’re doing is on the correct track?

5 Tips for Managing Professional Stress

Strategy Driven

Everyone is aware that entrepreneurs need to work hard in order to make a success of their businesses, and the same is true in every professional context, to varying degrees.

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Weekend Update: 8/2/2021 to 8/6/2012

Leadership Freak

The most surprising post this week was on August 5, “5 Quotes that Just Might Change Your Life.” ” It seems that many of my readers enjoy quotes as much as I do. I… Continue reading → Leading


The Future of Work: Challenge or Opportunity?

Kevin Eikenberry

Let me start with the obvious: 2020 and 2021 (so far) have been hard on your organization and also for you as a leader and likely a long-distance teammate. Now for the equally true but less obvious: The future, starting now and for awhile, isn’t going to be easier – in fact, it might be […].

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!

3 Lesser-known and Inspiring Things that Captains Do. Are Business Leaders on Par?

CEO Insider

Aviation Captains are so experienced and skilled that they can smoothly land a huge plane on the runway, even with strong crosswinds or through a strong storm.

GetInsta Changes the Way You Live on Instagram

Strategy Driven

Today you can find a brand new world of influencers come out of Instagram. Every person holding an account on Instagram believes that it covers all their needs concerning information, interactions, and sales.

10 Sure Signs There’s Trouble Ahead

Leadership Freak

Optimism is a surprising disappointment when you imagine a hungry lion wants to play. Skillful leaders anticipate trouble. Short-sighted leaders press forward and suffer. Anticipating potential problems isn’t pessimism until it’s an excuse… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Optimism pessimism Solutions challenges problems challenges solving problems

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Work Life Balance is Ever Changing – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Recently I talked about work life balance being personal. If you didn’t see that episode, you can catch up here. Today I’m going a little further and talking about how work life balance is ever-changing. Tweet it out: Work life balance isn’t a destination, it is an ongoing journey.

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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.