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The Myth of Experience

Leading Blog

W E LEARN from experience. We’d be silly not to. But the question becomes, what are we learning? Experience is a powerful teacher, and therein lies the problem. We may think we are gaining wisdom, when in fact we are just reinforcing the wrong lesson just as powerfully.

Is the silence deafening?

Lead Change Blog

In our increasingly virtual world, more people are writing about the disconnection our digital approach brings. It seems ironic that the very thing meant to bridge those gaps, for some, adds to them. Unfortunately, as CrisMarie Campbell suggests, when we lose the ability to connect appropriately, we suffer as a result. That is why I pose the question.

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The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong

RapidStart Leadership

When someone does us wrong, what's the best revenge? The answer might surprise you, but ultimately it's the route the best leaders choose. The post The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation

Let's Grow Leaders

I try to give my team consistent appreciation. I always go out of my way to say thank you. But you know what? In two years, I’ve never received a single thank you from my boss. NOT ONE. I get that this […].

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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.

Leading Thoughts for November 12, 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. Margaret Wheatley on dealing with change and developing new capacities: “It is possible to prepare for the future without knowing what it will be.

Change Requires Action

Joseph Lalonde

As I was recently reading the John Maxwell Daily Reader, the statement made by John Maxwell struck me hard. Really, really hard. I think his statement will strike you hard as well. January 29th’s reading shared a quote from John Maxwell’s book Your Roadmap For Success.

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How Leaders Can Cure A Toxic Workplace Environment Using 4 Science-Based Steps

Tanveer Naseer

One of the key responsibilities of leadership is to provide a workplace environment that encourages people to do their best work. In this edition of the Leadership Espresso Shot series for my leadership podcast, I share 4 steps that can help leaders cure a toxic workplace.

Ethics is Actionable

Leading in Context

Some people think about ethics as a theoretical concept that lives in procedures and regulations, but they're missing the point. Ethics is not just an esoteric concept. It's an actionable responsibility.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Missing In Action

Joseph Lalonde

A Missing The Action Reel Leadership Article. There’s something special about movies from the ’80s. It was a mystical time for movies when even bad movies are fun movies. Missing In Action is one such ’80s movie.

Can Optimists and Pessimists Ever Get Along?

Lead Change Blog

How many arguments have broken out in your team just because someone was handing out suggestions on the fly without giving it much thought? How about someone who keeps shooting down ideas just because they found the concepts to be too unusual? If you’ve seen these two issues come up repeatedly, it’s highly likely that you and your team are plagued by two common cognitive biases, the optimism bias , and the pessimism bias.

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!

Can Gratitude Be a Bad Thing? Yes!

Leadership Freak

You have to be a little nuts to intentionally choose ingratitude. But bad gratitude is a reality. Let’s begin with good gratitude. Good gratitude: “Ingratitude is always a kind of weakness. I have… Continue reading → Leading

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Creating Introvert Friendly Workplaces – Interview with Jennifer Kahnweiler

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, Jennifer Kahnweiler, PhD, a “champion for introverts” gives you practical tools to build an environment that brings out the best from every employee – particularly your introverts. We discuss what exactly that means, why it matters so much, common […].

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What’s Your Excuse?

Joseph Lalonde

We all have excuses. We blurt out a reason for why we’re less successful than we want to be. Or we excuse our poor behavior. Excuses run rampant in our lives. It’s become an epidemic of massive proportions. I was recently thinking about a few excuses I’ve used. My excuses include: But I don’t have […]. Personal Development

Choose growth

Lead Change Blog

I was 18 when my dad passed away. In that too short but precious time, he imparted many lessons that continue to guide me today. As the oldest of three daughters, I became the de facto son, joining my dad in doing repairs, tinkering, and building stuff. He taught me how to use tools, repurpose materials, and employ the magic of duct tape. When something wasn’t working, Dad would say, “Use your head. We can figure this out.”

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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!

The Importance of Leader Humility in a Downturn

Leadership Freak

Leader humility can seem counterintuitive. Some think of leaders as being strong and humility as being weak. But leader humility simply means feeling and displaying a deep regard for others’ dignity—a respect for… Continue reading → Leading

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Are You Aware of the New Leadership Style That is Emerging

Lead from Within

A new leadership style has begun to emerge, one that reflects the uncertainty and chaos of our pandemic era.

Creating Hitchhikers Not Hijackers in Your Virtual Meetings

Kevin Eikenberry

Long before a pandemic, when many of our meetings were in person, meetings were often riddled with inefficiency and frustration. The shift to virtual meetings hasn’t made it better.

17 Quotes on Virtual Teamwork and Remote Teams to Inspire You

Great Results Team Building

Working on remote teams and trying to successfully navigate the challenges of remote teamwork can sometimes be frustrating. As I have shared before with man audiences, “Talent is essential, but never sufficient!”

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 Secret Powers of Gratitude that Make you a Superhero Leader

Leadership Freak

I’m not a fan of superstar leaders because leadership is about others. But grateful leaders are superheroes. 3 secret powers of gratitude #1. Secret power of guidance: Use gratitude to guide decisions. Ask… Continue reading → Leading

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How to Build More Trust and Connection in Remote Teams (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

This week on Asking For a Friend Live, I’m delighted to bring you special guests, Laura Cole, Lee Rubin, and Meredith McCreadie sharing their expertise and experiences on building trust and connection in remote teams. You won’t want to miss the moment […].

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How to Take More Control of Your Own Growth

Lead from Within

We all tend to believe who we are today is the same person we were 10 years ago and the same person we’re likely to be 10 years from now.

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Grandma Elsie’s Cast Iron Apple Crisp - #ThanksgivingRecipe

leaderCommunicator

When a pumpkin pie isn’t enough for your Thanksgiving crowd, delight your guests with this warm, comforting caramel-apple crisp. Serve it right out of the cast-iron skillet just like Grandma Elsie used to do.

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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.

7 Ruthless Truths About Your Inner Critic and the Realities of Self-Compassion

Leadership Freak

Self-compassion is pathetic when it affirms failure. On the other hand, your inner critic is a heartless jerk that lowers performance. 7 ruthless truths about your inner critic: #1. Your inner critic hates… Continue reading → Criticism Leading Critics inner critic personal criticism

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How the Best Place of Work Became A State of Mind

Great Leadership By Dan

Gue st post from Jonas Altman : Matt Mullenweg’s company had a plush office at Pier 38 in San Francisco’s Embarcadero. It was only a five-minute walk from his apartment, but his preference, like many in the company, was to work from home.

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Never push loyal Employees to the point where they no longer care!

Brigette Hyacinth

My new boss told me to never be afraid to give feedback. The next Monday morning in a meeting, I happily shared my viewpoint on a new policy. Thereafter, I noticed my boss’s disposition towards me changed. He stopped talking to me. I was shunned.

Four Emotions That Keep People From Embracing Change

Change Starts Here

As much as we’d like people to respond logically and rationally to change, they really respond emotionally. It’s the human experience to interpret what’s happening based on how it makes us feel.

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.

How Gratitude Resolves the Dark Side of Visionary Leadership

Leadership Freak

A friend and CEO sent me an email after reading Monday’s post, “Can Gratitude Be a Bad Thing? Yes!” He writes, “Why do I feel this post began with my name?” “I I find… Continue reading → Gratitude Leading Vision ingratitude

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Gratitude – Now More Than Ever – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I won’t go into the brain science, but it is a fact of neurology that the brain cannot be in a state of appreciation and a state of fear at the same time. The two states may alternate, but are mutually exclusive. So when people say they are too blessed to be stressed, they are […]. The post Gratitude – Now More Than Ever – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Business With Agile Marketing

Strategy Driven

Agile marketing has been lauded as a must-have for marketing teams and big-name businesses.

Weekly Round-Up: The Power of 3 Words, Companies Getting Transformation Right, Leading During COVID-19, and a Simple Tip for CEOs

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past couple weeks.

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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.