July, 2020

First Look: Leadership Books for July 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leading with Feeling : Nine Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership by Cary Cherniss and Cornelia W. Roche.

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Taking A Stand Hurts

Joseph Lalonde

Are you willing to take a stand for what you believe? Most leaders aren’t willing to truly stand for what they believe. Instead, they’re willing to sprinkle pleasant words that skirt around important issues. This happens in the church world and the business world equally.

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Situational Mindsets: How To Boost Critical Thinking And Deliver Results

Lead Change Blog

Making the right call at the right time depends on dynamic contextual factors. But knowing how to set the right goals and make the right call is increasingly challenging.

Making Midyear Check-ins More Meaningful

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are coaching others in the workplace, you probably have some sort of performance management process. While these typically culminate in the annual meeting, many suggest or require at least a midyear check-in too.

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!

COVID-19 Response: 12 Resources for Business

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It's important to understand the business impact of the Coronavirus challenge when making critical business decisions.

How to Help Your Idea Grenadiers and Silent Wounded Better Contribute

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like many leaders with whom we’ve shared our new book Courageous Cultures, you’re mentally indexing your team and wondering if they’re capable of micro-innovations, problem-solving, and advocating for your customer.

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Do You Really Love People?

Joseph Lalonde

The COVID-19 pandemic, or plandemic as some friends are calling it, and the recent racial issues have really broken my heart. I’ve watched long-time friends become bitter enemies. I’ve seen family members disown other family members. It’s sad.

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The Beauty Of Conflict… For Teams

Lead Change Blog

Nobody likes conflict—or crisis—or change—especially in the workplace—or as we’re facing today in our lives. That doesn’t mean it should, or can, be avoided.

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The Procrastination Busting Question – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I was going to tell you about it but maybe I will wait. I don’t feel like it…right now. This will be hard. I want to get it just right. There are LOTS of reasons why we procrastinate and we all do it at one time or another (and probably even more than that!) And […].

People will Remember How You Treated Them During COVID-19

Leadership Freak

A friend of mine got laid off last Friday. Clients in education are developing three plans for the fall of 2020, but most of their work could be irrelevant. Other clients are figuring… Continue reading → Fear Stress courageous leaders Leadership Development

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!

Seeing People Through – Interview with Nate Regier

Let's Grow Leaders

How can understanding yourself help you be more influential with your team? In this episode, Dr. Nate Regier will help you understand, connect with, and lead your team members more effectively by understanding yourself. They may seem different, but look a […].

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Pushing Through The Tough Times And Difficult Obstacles

Tanveer Naseer

Pushing through the difficult times, and the tough periods is something we all have to do. Whether it be personal, business, mental, or emotional, there are lots of variables, unknowns, and circumstances we all must handle and deal with. One of the hardest things to do is to push through.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Soul Surfer: The Story Of Bethany Hamilton

Joseph Lalonde

Soul Surfer is the true-life story of professional surfer Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb). Bethany’s story is harrowing. Bethany was an aspiring professional surfer. During one surfing session, a shark attacked Bethany and bit off her left arm at the shoulder.

Two Behavioral Tendencies That Sabotage Team Communication

Lead Change Blog

In my previous article , I wrote about the conversational “sweet spot” that unlocks team performance. The sweet spot is defined as the balance of candor and curiosity in team discussions. It’s a reflection of a team’s “conversational capacity” – the ability to have open, balanced, non-defensive dialogue about tough subjects and in challenging circumstances. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the “sweet spot.”

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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.

Creating New Work Routines – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week, I talked about the power that routines can have in our lives. If you missed that, you can watch it here. In this video, I am talking about The thing about routines is that when they change, we are often left feeling a little lost, confused or even discombobulated.

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5 Principles for Ethical Leadership in Times of Crisis

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Jason Richmond : Leaders are, by definition, role models, and employees naturally follow their lead. This is particularly true in times of crisis.

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We Are Each Other’s Destiny

Let's Grow Leaders

When Karin and I set out to write Courageous Cultures, we obviously had no idea how the world was about to change. It was clear that the nature of work was shifting and that to stay competitive, businesses would need every person […].

Foster Your Ethical Brand Reputation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Connect Magazine invited me to weigh in on why ethical brand reputation is so important and how brands can build and foster stronger images.­ In this article I share practical advice on protecting ethical brands and five top leadership trends I see unfolding in 2020.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tom Hank’s Greyhound

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. While movie theaters are still closed around the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie production companies are finding ways to release their movies to the world.

July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 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. Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen shared How businesses can repair the chasm created by racism. Paula writes: “ It can be difficult to figure out where to start when trying to eliminate racism in the workplace.

7 Ways to Be Decisive Without Being a Jerk

Leadership Freak

Confidence and correctness are not connected. No one wakes up in the morning with the intention of failing during the day. Decisiveness thinks it’s right when it’s wrong. 7 ways to be decisive… Continue reading → Decisions

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5 Steps to Build a Disruption Proof Business Model

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Robbie Kellman Baxter : In the past few years, we have seen what we thought of as “disruption proof” businesses get disrupted by new and unexpected competitors. Banks, by Paypal, Venmo, and ApplePay. Taxis by Uber & Lyft. Hotels by AirBnB.

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.

How Psychological Safety Can Fuel Growth And Drive Innovation In Today’s Organizations

Tanveer Naseer

Psychological safety in today’s workplaces has been garnering a lot of attention as leaders and organizations look for ways to boost productivity and retention in their workplace. But is our understanding of this concept too narrow?

Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World

Kevin Eikenberry

There are big questions we struggle with throughout our lives. Tom Rath advances the idea life’s great question is “How can we best contribute to the world?” Whether or not you consider it the biggest question, it is not hard to argue that it is a good one.

Are You Ignoring Your Superpower?

Joseph Lalonde

Before I start this post, I want to say happy birthday to my beautiful bride. She turned 24 again for the umpteenth time yesterday. She’s a pillar of love and strength in our home. I love her more than I could ever convey.

Chief Empathy Officers (CEO’s) Required

Lead Change Blog

As the world slowly begins to emerge from lockdown, now more than ever there is a real need for leaders to show up as the Chief Empathy Officer in their business. Effective communication is essential if leaders are to help their team members re-integrate into the workplace. And effective communication can only occur when there is empathy and compassion. As leaders, we need to recognize that everyone will have different emotions about returning to the workplace.

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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.

An Experiment to Test the Power of Your Influence

Leadership Freak

Incompetent leaders focus exclusively on results. Successful leaders notice their impact on people because leadership is about human beings, not simply producing a product.

Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

RapidStart Leadership

Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words. The post Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How Your Sense of Purpose Is Going to Get You Through This

Next Level Blog

Like me, you may have noticed that time goes by both quickly and slowly during the pandemic.

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How to Scale Best Practices Without Frustrating Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To scale best practices, focus on how they work in different contexts Has this ever happened to you? Your top-performing team seems to have discovered the secret to transforming their productivity, customer relationships, or sales. And then you think, “It’s time to […].

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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.