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Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP is a mindset—a way of approaching life. It is about how you behave and what you do. It can be taught and then tested and refined in practice. We all have a responsibility to lead in the context we are in.

Too Many Meetings – How to Free Your Team to Build, Create, and Thrive

Let's Grow Leaders

Too many meetings can frustrate productivity and morale. Reduce them to free your team. When your calendar staggers under the weight of too many meetings, start with design thinking, involve your team, and improve your use of asynchronous tools. It’s a refrain […].

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Chaos Walking

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Chaos Walking is based on a series of young adult novels. The movie sets up a great premise. What happens in a world where everyone can hear the thoughts of males? What happens when the thoughts of females cannot? This is the premise of Chaos Walking.

What Happens When Leaders Get it Right

Lead Change Blog

Perhaps like your city, the first ten minutes of our evening news are packed with murders, tragic fires, car accidents, and natural disasters. Then we have 8 minutes of weather, 10 minutes of sports news, and finally, a positive “human interest” story to send us off with a smile. But the stories that really boost ratings and pique interest begin with, “BREAKING NEWS! Leader Behaves Badly.” We hardly get through a news cycle without one.

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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 March 25, 2021

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.

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Want Better Influence at Work? Avoid These Communication Mistakes

Let's Grow Leaders

3 Communication Mistakes That Sabotage Your Influence and Impact When it comes to having better influence at work, words matter. Of course, WHAT you say will instantly influence your credibility and impact. But, what’s REALLY tragic is to see well-intentioned leaders with […].

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What Makes Service Exceptional

Lead Change Blog

From retail to healthcare to education, we all know that customer retention is a primary objective for many organizations, and rightfully so! But what is it that causes your customers to keep coming back? It’s more than just good service: there’s a science behind brand loyalty.

Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 2): Transparency

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This is the second in a series on how to repair organizational trust. It was inspired by conversations with other members of the Trust Across America Trust Alliance and my work as part of the Trust Alliance TAP team as part of #tap2021.

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Transform Your HR Relationships and Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

In this inspiring conversation with Elle Marc-Charles, Director of Inclusive Culture for Belden Corporation you’ll get practical insights into how to guard yourself and your leaders from losing their humanity, how your human resource professionals can help you achieve your strategic results, […].

Build Upon The Simple

Joseph Lalonde

The higher up in an organization you move, the easier it is to lose sight of the simple things that make an organization run… Or that make a person into leadership material. Think about a person entering their first job. They’re not prepared to lead.

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!

7 Strategies To Build Collaborative Relationships

Lead Change Blog

Perhaps, one of the positive outcomes of this pandemic has been the fact that many more organisations have begun to realise that effective collaboration is imperative for long-term success. In a crisis situation, it becomes even more important that organizations pull together experts with unique, cross-functional perspectives to solve rapidly changing, complex problems that have long-term implications.

How to Multiply the Power of Grit Before You Crash and Burn

Leadership Freak

I’d rather work with persistent leaders than quitters. But grit crashes and burns if it can’t change direction. Persistence in a bad thing multiplies disappointment. What if it’s better to quit?

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Why Caring Is Key To Your Ability To Succeed At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Over the many years I’ve been doing this leadership podcast, one of the common themes that comes up in any given episode is the fact that leadership is not about you; it’s about the people you lead. That’s why I’m delighted to speak with my friend (and fellow Canadian) Dan. Click to continue reading.

Stefania Mallett, Founder of ezCater Creates a $1B Unicorn

N2Growth Blog

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. At least, that’s how my grandmother used to describe it. Maybe there’s still something to this adage. Stefania Mallett turned this old idea into a billion-dollar tech unicorn called ezCater.

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!

RESISTANCE TO CHANGE RECONSIDERED

Lead Change Blog

Change is a permanent feature of organizations; resistance is an expected part of the journey. Due to neuroscience research, we understand that change often triggers a threat response in the brain. Change means uncertainty, which is an uncomfortable state for many. Reasons for resistance vary, and may include: Loss of status from the change. Job insecurity. Misaligned reward systems. Fear of failure. Lack of trust in leadership.

The 5 Worst Mistakes Leaders Make

Leadership Freak

You’re more likely to succeed if you stop doing stupid things.* The 5 worst mistakes you need to avoid #1. Passivity in the face of recurring frustration. Speak up if your meetings aren’t… Continue reading → Leading

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Work-Life Balance and Integration: What Matters Most?

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Techniques For Work-Life Balance and Integration In this week’s Asking For a Friend Live, I speak with Monica Hammond, VP Business Government Operations at Verizon, Leslie Eubanks, Senior Vice President at Kforce, and Tabana Jabeen, Senior Vice President at Ibex. We […].

Bio-hacking Your Health and Wellbeing with Your Phone

Next Level Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of spending some extended time online with a group of coaching and leadership development colleagues. During a conversation on resilience and stress management, the presenter asked us to rate our satisfaction with our physical routines – movement, sleep, and nutrition.

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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 Say “I Don’t Trust You” Without Saying “I Don’t Trust You”

Lead Change Blog

Addressing low trust in a relationship is a challenging issue. As soon as the “t” word— trust —is mentioned, emotions start to rise, defensiveness climbs, and people begin to feel uneasy about where the conversation is headed. When I conduct workshops on building trust, participants often ask me for advice about how they can tell someone they don’t trust them.

How Solutions Make Leaders Stupid

Leadership Freak

I was surprised to hear the co-founder of Netflix say, “Fall in love with the problem.” Marc Randolph) I’ve been teaching leaders to fall in love with solution-finding. So, I did some investigating.… … Continue reading → Innovation Solutions best solutions creativity seeking solutions

Want Better Influence at Work? Avoid These Communication Mistakes

Let's Grow Leaders

3 Communication Mistakes That Sabotage Your Influence and Impact. When it comes to having better influence at work, words matter. Of course, WHAT you say will instantly influence your credibility and impact.

Get Ready For The Summer Tsunami.

Rich Gee Group

We've been in a global lockdown for over a year. Things haven't stopped, but there's been a cumulative business anxiety level that's impacted our growth potential. Even though many businesses have posted gains, there's been a wariness of 'what's next' for the past 12 months.

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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.

How to Know If Your Leadership Is Helping Or Hurting?

Lead from Within

In my work as a leadership coach, I see lots of leaders who are constantly in fixing mode—any time there’s a problem they jump in to take care of it. Their only thought is to help. But I always ask them, “Are you helping? Or are you unintentionally hurting the people you lead?”.

How to Stumble Toward Wisdom and Find Success

Leadership Freak

We stumble toward wisdom all our lives, but some die a fool’s death. Wisdom thrives regardless of circumstances. How to stumble toward wisdom: The influence of wise leaders helps us stumble toward wisdom.… … Continue reading → Leading

Celebrating 100 Winning Wells Providing Clean Water in Cambodia

Let's Grow Leaders

Celebrating Over 100 Clean Water Winning Wells in Cambodia It was the Summer of 2016 and we had had just launched our new book Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results– Without Losing Your Soul. We were talking to our good […].

How Do You Make the Important Decisions?

Kevin Eikenberry

Decisions are a part of adult life. Making decisions, sometimes critical ones, is a part of your role as a leader. We have made decisions all our lives. But that doesn’t mean we are good at, confident in, or prepared for the types of decisions we face as leaders.

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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.

Weekly Round-Up: 3 Communication Mistakes, Workers Want Flexibility, Communication in the Age of COVID, CHRO Q&A, 3 Steps for Reskilling Leaders

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs: Want Better Influence at Work?

Dealing with Anger: 3 ways to Transform Negative Energy into Positive Action

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders know how to transform negative energy into positive action. You don’t care enough if you never feel irritation or frustration. The temptation of anger: Emotion controls action. Angry leaders get quick… Continue reading → Leading

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An Impeccable Source of Language for Your Consulting Firm’s Marketing

David A Fields

Picture a deeper, healthier client list and pipeline for your consulting firm—the type you’d have if you communicated your consulting firm’s value in language that instantly resonated with the exact people you want to attract. The source of that alluring, sticky language is at your fingertips.

Saying No with Love – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything. You’ve gotta keep control of your time, and you can’t unless you say no. You can’t let people set your agenda in life.

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.