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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.

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. […].

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.

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

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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Clarify, Don’t Oversimplify

Leading in Context

Many of us are on a quest to simplify our lives, reduce our clutter and improve our focus. This is a positive step that can improve our lives, but it doesn't work at all when applied to our decision making.

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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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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?

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!

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.

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.

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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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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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!

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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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.

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

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

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!

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.

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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.

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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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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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 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?

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.

How to Start Your Own Business Online

Strategy Driven

Starting an online business does come with plenty of benefits to it. As an entrepreneur, it gives you the freedom and flexibility to make money irrespective of where you are in the world.


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

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.

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.

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.

Professional Development Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Strategy Driven

Entrepreneurship isn’t so much a career as it is a way of life. Owning your own business or working freelance means you don’t have the safety net of an HR department to take care of your personal administration or a boss prompting you to take a course.

How to Express Gratitude When You Feel Ungrateful

Leadership Freak

Ingratitude is breathing through a narrow straw while running a marathon. Definition: Gratitude is noticing and acknowledging benefit or advantage. Feeling grateful isn’t part of my definition of gratitude. We live one of… Continue reading → Gratitude ingratitude

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.