November, 2020

The Hidden Habits of Genius

Leading Blog

W HO and what is a genius? The label gets thrown around a lot. Are you a genius? Probably not. But then, most of us are not. However, you can learn to think like one. Craig Wright teaches a class at Yale on the nature of genius.

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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If Life Is Kicking You In The Ass, Time To Kick Back.

Rich Gee Group

“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger To win, you must exploit the system. I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”.

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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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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.

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.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In December 2020

Joseph Lalonde

Reading is a great way to discover new thoughts, challenge old thoughts, and become wiser. There’s no shortage of books out there and that’s a GOOD thing. The knowledge of ages is stored within these tomes. They contain the blood, sweat, and tears of those who have led before us.

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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.

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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Start NOW To Guarantee A New Position For 2021.

Rich Gee Group

“I need to find a job.” ”I I need to find a better job.” Is this you? The month of December is a time to slowly power-down and relax. People tell themselves they will begin their brand-new job search on January 1, 2021. What happens? Get on stage with a cast of thousands.

3 Lessons On How Promoting Sense Of Belonging Can Drive Change

Tanveer Naseer

The past several months have presented leaders with a wide array of unexpected challenges that few of us anticipated we’d have to collectively address.

Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 HR and Finance leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

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 You Become Optimistic

Leading Blog

M ICHAEL J. FOX has lived with Parkinson’s disease since 1991. He says he has developed a sort of détente with the disease that requires adaptability and resilience—and a lot of his characteristic optimism.

The Creative Mindset

Lead Change Blog

As a byproduct of creativity, it’s time to rethink the way we make innovation happen—and it doesn’t happen in boardrooms or at a desk.

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.

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.

Give Me The Facts, Just the Facts

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Facts are bite size pieces of reality. There is no such thing as an “alternative fact.” ” If you start to believe there are alternate realities, it will make you crazy because there is nothing you can depend on. 2 + 2 equals 4. The sun rose this morning.

To Win You Must Exploit The System.

Rich Gee Group

“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”. Listen: The most successful people on this planet do not care about how they achieve it.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Die Hard 2: Die Harder

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Christmas Article. I try to watch at least one Christmas movie every year. Most Christmas movies do nothing for me. Except for movies like Die Hard. Last year, I watched the original Die Hard again. It’s always a great Christmas movie.

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.

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.

Quiet Is The New Superpower: Voices From The Introvert Revolution

Lead Change Blog

Half of the population identifies themselves as introverts, however many workplaces are stuck in traditional, extrovert-centric cultures that reward people for speaking up publicly, expect them to log face time, and employ hiring and promotion practices rooted in the past.

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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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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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Executive Development

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on executive development. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Executive Development on a Personal Level Eileen McDargh of […].

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!

Leadership Lessons From Thanksgiving

Joseph Lalonde

When you think of Thanksgiving, you probably think of family gatherings, great food, turkey, and a brief reprieve from work. You may not think of leadership. Today, I want to challenge you to think about the leadership lessons Thanksgiving can teach us. It’s not that far of a stretch.

LeadershipNow 140: November 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2020 that you don't want to miss: The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong by Ken Downer @RapidStartLdr. How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation by Karin Hurt and David Dye @LetsGrowLeaders. Feeling Squeezed by Stress?

Creating and Leading High Performing Teams

Lead Change Blog

A team is a small number of people who are committed to working together to achieve the desired goal. Working together includes talking, sharing ideas, debating issues, collaborating, making decisions, establishing goals, providing feedback, and celebrating success. Teams, like personal relationships, go through stages. Teams don’t become great performers overnight. It takes time to develop trust, learn to collaborate, and understand each other’s thinking styles and behavior patterns.

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What to Do When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

Career Advancement

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow. Have you ever worked tirelessly to produce a report or a presentation, only to have a collaborator claim the limelight? You’re not alone.

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!

Do Less of This and You’ll be More Successful

Leadership Freak

You’re not as interesting as you think. If you’re long-winded, the people around you wish you were short-winded. Talk less. Succeed more. 5 Reasons people talk too much: Thinking. Extroverts think while they… Continue reading → Communication Leading Listening

The Final Act of Leadership: What Leaders Get Wrong About Succession

RapidStart Leadership

Succession is the final act of leadership, but too many executives get this part wrong; here's what to focus on to get it right. The post The Final Act of Leadership: What Leaders Get Wrong About Succession appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wolfwalkers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Our local Celebration Cinema theater, Cinema Carousel, had a special screening of the new animated movie Wolfwalkers. Brought to the theater by Fathom Events, Wolfwalkers was a fantastic exploration of a fantasy world.

Leading Thoughts for November 19, 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. Gary Burnison on anticipating what lies ahead: “You don’t need a crysal ball to anticipate.

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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.