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First Look: Leadership Books for November 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Align : Four Simple Steps for Leaders to Create Employee Fulfillment by Chris Meroff.

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November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Communication. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided Is Your Empathy Serving or Hurting You ? Marcia shares: “ Can you tell when you feel empathic concern or empathic distress? One connects the other hurts.

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Does Your Leadership Inspire Collaboration Or Conflict Inside Your Organization?

Tanveer Naseer

Every day it seems to get harder and harder to find a topic or subject that hasn’t turned into a divisive issue, separating people into the proverbial us vs. them camps. Whether it’s on the news or even in our various social media channels, there seems to be more emphasis. Click to continue reading.

How to Keep Your Head Clear in the Weeks to Come

Next Level Blog

A few years ago, around the time my book, Overworked and Overwhelmed was launched, I wrote a series of blog posts under the theme of Mindful Mondays. I left that theme when I felt at the time that I had said everything I wanted to say on being mindful.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Leading Thoughts for November 5, 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.

6 Ways To Regain Your Motivation

Joseph Lalonde

The struggles of leadership can tear you down if you’re not ready for the day and what is coming at you. This is why you need to be motivated. Finding the key to your motivation can be a lifesaver in leadership. You can go to your well of motivation and keep plucking it out of there. […].

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Reverse-Gossip – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Gossip is definitely not something we love or that we hope to have at any workplace. In fact, if we could REVERSE gossip, that would solve many conflicts and issues at work. But before we get to the idea of reversing gossip, we must first discuss two facts about gossip as a whole: 1.

Thoughts on the Presidency

Leading Blog

W ITH the presidential election of 2020 upon us, here are some thoughts about the presidency: “Despite all of the trappings of power—the big house on Pennsylvania Avenue, Camp David, Air Force One, never having to sit in a traffic jam (ever!)—the

Encourage Your Team’s Strengths

Joseph Lalonde

It is easy to see the weaknesses of your team. Sally may not be the most organized. Jim may be late 20% of the time. And Bob… don’t even get me started about Bob. We are trained to look for the weaknesses of others. We need to see the weaknesses of others. If we don’t, how will […]. Leadership

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How to Prevent Politics From Destroying Work Relationships

Let's Grow Leaders

According to Glassdoor’s 2020 Politics at Work Research, most U.S. employees believe political discussions are “unacceptable” at work. And yet, one in two employees have done so. In fact, twenty-eight percent report: a co-worker has tried to persuade them to change their […].

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Up From Nothing: The Untold Story Of How We (All) Succeed

Lead Change Blog

America is still the Land of Opportunity, and from his stories of humble beginnings, hard work, and success, John Hope Bryant revives the idea of the American Dream. But how do we change our mindset from survivor to thriver to winner? How do we move beyond just getting by or being financially independent, to becoming wildly successful?

LeadershipNow 140: October 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2020 that you don't want to miss: Don't Let Your Wingman Bail Out by @waldowaldman Let them know they aren’t flying solo with you on their wing. Tumbling Down Maslow's Hierarchy by @edbatista.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Setup

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I was scrolling through the Netflix movie suggestions when I saw one that caught my eye. It starred Bruce Willis and I’m a huge fan of his. Then, after starting to watch Setup, I began to recognize various places in the movie.

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The Remarkable Gratitude Challenge

Kevin Eikenberry

This year has been challenging, few would disagree. But rather than reflect on or wallow in that fact, what if we could change our results by changing our focus? Actually, you already know you can do that – and the key is gratitude. That’s why we’ve created the Remarkable Gratitude Challenge.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

The Simple Shift that Supercharges the Power of Gratitude

Leadership Freak

“The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” William James Criticism cuts. Gratitude heals and empowers. Grateful-for: The simplest form of gratitude is grateful-for. You’re grateful for: A fine meal with… Continue reading → Leading

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2020: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Leading Blog

I AM A BIG BELIEVER that growth and transformation happens outside of our comfort zones. And this year has been anything but comfortable. Transformation is coming. This pandemic has wreaked havoc on our country in more ways than one. We are being forced to grow and adapt or fall by the wayside. While I am not advocating that a crisis is something to pursue, I do believe it forces us to grow in ways we would not have otherwise. This will be the greatest opportunity in our lifetimes to start over.

How to Solve Your Most Difficult Leadership and Talent Challenges

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Stephen Shapiro : To find better solutions to your most difficult business problems, paradoxically, you don’t want o focus on solutions. Instead you want to make sure you are asking the right questions. Changing the question changes the range of possible solutions.

A Case for Leadership Gratitude

Kevin Eikenberry

Gratitude is typically seen as a personal endeavor. I am a big believer in both the mindset and practice of gratitude. As leaders, we have a major opportunity and responsibility that goes beyond our personal beliefs and practices. Today, I want to make a case for leadership gratitude.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

An Actionable Approach to Tough Issues Even Timid Leaders can Employ

Leadership Freak

The worst agonies of leadership are self-inflicted. Poor results and toxic environments are often the result of misplaced tolerance. What happens when you avoid tough issues: #1. Unintentional affirmation of negative behaviors. Silent… Continue reading → Encouragement Influence Leading Personal Growth

Funny Office Awards – Don’t Earn the “Margo” for Being the Worst Teammate Ever

Great Results Team Building

As a coach, one of the things I learned was that what gets rewarded gets repeated. So, to motivate our athletes we would give out post-game awards to celebrate the things we wanted our team to value and emphasize. …We We had the “Allstate” award for assists. …We

You’re Building Our Future

Let's Grow Leaders

Your leadership goes far beyond the work you and your team do. You and your team likely spend more time with one another than with anyone else. That time, those discussions, and those relationships add up. Moment by moment, with each decision […]. The post You’re Building Our Future appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Podcast Culture leadership management podcast vision

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How to Adapt Your Leadership To The New Reality

Lead from Within

The pandemic has shaken the nature of work and leadership to its core. And while many people are still anxiously awaiting a return to normal, it’s becoming more and more apparent that the “normal” we crave won’t be the same as what we had before.

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.

Gratitude for Leaders: How to Win the Gratitude Battle

Leadership Freak

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” ” Willie Nelson Ungrateful people are: Easily discouraged. Ingratitude creates constant disappointment. What’s the use.” Resentful of the benefits or advantages others enjoy.… … Continue reading → Gratitude

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7 Leadership Lessons from the Political Arguing

Skip Prichard

Since today is election day in the United States, I decided to republish this piece. If you are in the USA and registered, I encourage you to vote. Finding the Positive or Are You Sick of It, too?

How Your Business Can Survive the Next Economic Disaster

CEO Insider

All of our plans for 2020 vanished in a matter of days. Many large retailers, hotels,] and restaurateurs that were at the top of their game only a year ago are now closing their doors and filing for bankruptcy.

How to Communicate with Your Employees During Times Of Crisis

Lead from Within

These are hard times. The pandemic, its associated economic problems and political tension are all raging on with no end in sight, and now the coldest, darkest season of the year is fast approaching.

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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.

7 Advantages of Uncertainty That Leaders Maximize Everyday

Leadership Freak

You wouldn’t choose uncertainty, but the Rolling Stones were right. You can’t always get what you want. Successful leaders find advantage in uncertainty. 7 advantages of uncertainty: #1. Develops character. Uncertainty is opportunity… Continue reading → Decisions Leading Vision decisive action incremental progress

5 Key Methods for Motivating Your Workforce


There are variety of responsibilities that fall under a leaders purview but none perhaps more important than motivating the employees they work with. Today’s post is by Mark Williams.

Wrestling With Feedback, Part 1—Why We Don’t Like the Idea of Giving or Receiving It

Management Excellence

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Developing Performance Measures

Strategy Driven

In any industry, businesses pursue profits as a measure of success. However, profits can disguise many variations in effectiveness behind the scenes. In competitive sectors with a confluence of variables, businesses need strategies that reveal their performance over the long term.

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.