January, 2020

The Power of Bad

Leading Blog

B AD gets into our head and it stays there leaving very little room for the good in our lives. We tend to focus on the bad, even in the face of a lot of positive things. Our brains are wired that way.

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14 Years In, What I’ve Learned.

Rich Gee Group

I met with a close colleague at Starbucks the other day and while we were reminiscing, I realized I’ve been coaching for 14 years — time flies when you’re having so much fun.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From 1917

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It seems I am wanting to say this more and more but quite a few recent movie releases have been absolutely fantastic. 1917 stands above so many movies I’ve seen I may claim it is the best movie I have seen in my lifetime.

January 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Communication. Mary Schaefer of BizCatalyst 360 shared Employee Feedback: It’s More Than Words – Part 2.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Passing the Baton: Leadership in Transition

General Leadership

“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is saved.” ” Benjamin Franklin. So you’ve been leading your organization for a year or two, maybe more, and now it’s time to turn over your pride and joy to another leader.

Leadership Derailers – Inability to Gain Advantage from Criticism

Leadership Freak

Criticism stings. But the inability to gain advantage from criticism derails leaders and organizations. The closer you connect identity with performance, the more criticism offends. Incompetence continues until criticism challenges current practices.

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My Top 10 Leadership Insights To Date – A 10 Year Retrospective

Tanveer Naseer

Every now and then there’s a moment in time that reflects different milestones and with it, conjures up different outlooks and perspectives. As a temporal milestone, January 2020 certainly fits this description as it reflects not only the beginning of a new year, but also the start of a brand.

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Are You Killing Your Career?

Rich Gee Group

You’re probably familiar with Newton's First Law of Motion — “An object at rest tends to stay at rest unless acted upon by a sum of physical forces.” This is the behavior of an average employee at work today.

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A World Gone Social

Lead Change Blog

Just like the meteor that likely precipitated the end of the dinosaurs, social media is having a monumental impact on the world’s economy; a change so dramatic that it has created a new business era. Welcome… to the Social Age.

How to Help Your Team Navigate the Chaos

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you help your team navigate the chaos, particularly when you’re feeling frustrated, overwhelmed (and maybe even a bit frightened)? In this article, I share three ways to help your team navigate the chaos of reorganization, shifts in direction or toxic […].

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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.

Leadership Derailers: Anger

Leadership Freak

Anger changes the world. The question is how. There’s no middle ground with anger. It makes you better or drags you to oblivion. Anger is energy. 3 dangers of anger: #1. Anger is… Continue reading → Leading

Helping People Change

Leading Blog

M OST OF US want to help people. And typically, we go about it by trying to correct a problem. We focus on what we think they should be doing. Makes sense. To us. But it frequently does not create sustainable change in the other person. Richard Boyatzis, Melvin L.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bad Boys For Life

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return to their roles as Detective Mike Lowrey and Detective Marcus Burnett (respectively). Their dangerous, brash style of police work is back again after an almost 17-year absence.

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Do You Work At A Toxic Company?

Rich Gee Group

More often than you would expect, I find competent, hard-working people trying to survive in dysfunctional organizations. Organizations that: Hold them back professionally by doing the ‘same old stuff’ every day. Frustrate them continuously with bad managers who make bad decisions.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

The Age of the Customer

Lead Change Blog

You’re operating your business in a time when something is happening that is so momentous it has never happened before. Jim Blasingame identifies it as an epochal marketplace shift that’s causing the 10,000-year-old Age of the Seller to be replaced by the Age of the Customer.

Duty or Service? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

“You need to report to jury duty.” ” Have you ever gotten a card with this message on it? I have, and quite recently in fact. And during my time there, I got to thinking about those words: JURY DUTY.

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3 Ways to Shift Your Thinking Before You Implode

Leadership Freak

Hardening of the thought process happens when established ways of thinking dominate conversations about change. Thinking shifts when you admit: “It’s not working.” Working harder won’t work.”

The Future of AI: What Jack Ma and Elon Musk Are Missing

Leading Blog

T HERE IS LITTLE DOUBT that we underestimate the power of Artificial Intelligence. AI is quickly becoming a force in nearly every facet of human life. Serial Entrepreneur and Billionaire Elon Musk warns that AI will become much smarter than the smartest human.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

15 Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr. On Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Martin Luther King Jr. was a man before his time. Because of this, he changed the world. He saw a world in which great injustices were being perpetrated. He couldn’t stand idly by. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister. He was also a social activist.

Get Promoted at Work | Your 10-Point Plan

Career Advancement

“When there are hiring decisions and promotion decisions to be made, people are hungry for data.” Oren Etzioni. Gary had been with his media company for a little less than a year. He recently had a very positive performance review in which he’d voiced his ability to handle greater responsibility.

Jolly Rancher Leadership – It’s Not About the Candy

RapidStart Leadership

Jolly Rancher leadership isn't about handing out candy, it's about being where we are most needed and helping our teams when their stuggle is greatest. The post Jolly Rancher Leadership – It’s Not About the Candy appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Do You Prefer A Microscope or a Telescope?

Kevin Eikenberry

Microscopes and telescopes are different instruments used in different scientific disciplines to help understand and explore what is being studied. While you have likely looked through both, you’ve likely not thought about their connection to your success as a leader. Until now.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Four Ways to Keep Going When You Feel Like Quitting

Leadership Freak

“I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.” ” Vincent Van Gogh 4 ways to keep going when you feel… Continue reading → Encouragement courageous leaders Leadership Development

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Teaching by Heart : One Professor's Journey to Inspire by Thomas J. DeLong.

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Proven Truths for a New Decade

Lead Change Blog

It’s a new year and a new decade. There’s talk of resolutions and goals and the future. It’s all great fun. I love thinking, talking, and writing about those things. But every year I also review my journal. That’s a sobering experience. The sobering part is the written record of all the times I forgot an important truth. I know those truths, but I don’t always live like it. Sometimes I’ll rush by a truth in a race to accomplish something.

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3 Hard-Earned Lessons On How To Achieve Long-Term Leadership Success

Tanveer Naseer

If someone were to ask you what 3 personal lessons do you attribute as being key to your success, what would you say? It’s a question I’ve been asked and I thought it would be fun to share the answers in this 10th edition of Leadership Espresso Shot on my. Click to continue reading.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

10 Tricky Questions About Ethics and Leadership Answered

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Go Into the New Year With Answers. This week I'm sharing answers to your burning questions about ethics and ethical leadership - What is it? How do you stay up to speed in spite of rapidly accelerating expectations?

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How to Lead When Your Employees Don’t Have to Follow

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading people who don’t have to follow starts with your mindset How do you lead when people don’t have to follow? In a recent long-term leadership development program Karin and I conducted for leaders from around the globe, this was one of […]. The post How to Lead When Your Employees Don’t Have to Follow appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well engagement everyone's a volunteer leadership management

5 Ways to Lead with a Big Heart

Leadership Freak

I’ve always admired leaders who handle heavy responsibility with heart. Some leaders put on masks and lose themselves to the expectation of others.

10 Bible Verses For Struggling Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Friends, let me tell you… The struggle is real. We all go through challenges. Because you’ve chosen to step in, or move into, the position of a leader, you’re experiencing more struggle than the average person.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.