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I F YOU want to make a difference in the world, go further, faster by developing other leaders. Your efforts are magnified exponentially by the investment you make in others. Of course, we talk about developing more leaders, but if we actually made it a priority, we would have more leaders.

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Rules of Engagement

Lead Change Blog

A friend of mine came to visit over the holidays. Before the visit, I gave her a long list of rules prior to engaging with Louie, my rescue dog.

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Making The Tough Calls

Joseph Lalonde

I recently had to make a really tough call. One I had put off for longer than I should have. But making the call had to be done. One of my favorite online mentors mentioned a man’s name I knew. A man I had once been friends with.

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Unlocking The Keys To Becoming A Better Leader For Your Employees

Tanveer Naseer

Most people who choose to become leaders do so with the best of intentions because they naturally want to succeed. So why is it still common to hear people saying they left not because of their organization, but because of their boss? That’s the question I get to the heart.

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!

Set and Forget Leadership: How to Delegate So You Won’t Get Burned

RapidStart Leadership

"Set and forget leadership" is all too common, and it can get us into trouble when it comes to delegating work; here's how to delegate without getting burned. The post Set and Forget Leadership: How to Delegate So You Won’t Get Burned appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Talent Mindset

Lead Change Blog

Strategic talent management is the ultimate competitive advantage for today’s businesses. Managing talent is a dynamic and ongoing process that is often executed poorly or overlooked completely. Good business is about knowing your people as well as your know your numbers.

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Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Sifting through mountains of information, people who want to do the right thing are finding it harder than ever to find the truth. We find ourselves dealing with the challenge of too much information and too little insight.

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Coronavirus is coming to us. Is your business ready?

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. A pandemic in the US now seems inevitable. Get ready! You’ve no doubt heard the advice about handwashing and avoiding crowds in confined spaces: concerts, aircraft, conferences.

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A Simple Practice that Yields Disproportionate Advantage

Leadership Freak

“Half the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Bad is an erasure. One dingbat behavior erases many noble behaviors.… … Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Leadership Leadership Development

Time Management Strategies & Prioritizing

Career Advancement

“It’s not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” ” – Henry David Thoreau. Miguel had an enormous list of tasks on his to-do list.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Call Of The Wild

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Jack London’s classic literary story of Buck and his journey was originally released in 1903. This past weekend, it was brought to the big screen.

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A Mindset a New Leader Needs

Kevin Eikenberry

The role of a leader is complex, and many skills are needed to lead successfully. Any new leader knows that or quickly becomes aware of that fact. Yet skills aren’t the only thing new leaders must master.

The Fool’s Eraser

Leadership Freak

A fool finds a way to discount and devalue principles. There are three reasons we play the fool. We don’t like admitting we’re wrong. We don’t want to change. Our behaviors seem to… Continue reading → Curiosity Humility

How to Manage a Strong, Arrogant, Slightly Obnoxious High-Performer

Let's Grow Leaders

When it comes to results—no one can touch him. There’s just one problem. He’s a jerk. How do you manage a strong, arrogant, slightly obnoxious high-performer? A Profile of a Slighty Obnoxious High Performer They come in all shapes and forms. “Dan” […].

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.

3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

If you’ve ever played a team sport like soccer or basketball, you quickly learn that while it is helpful to have an “all-star” player, the best teams leverage the talents of all their players on the field and elevate everyone’s game in order to consistently win.

The Leadership Transitions That Matter Most

Kevin Eikenberry

The transition to leadership – moving from individual contributor to a leadership role – is one of the most challenging moves in anyone’s career. While many make this jump, few succeed as quickly or completely as they, their team, or their organization would like.

How to Move the Agenda Forward and Make People Feel Powerful

Leadership Freak

Power encourages blabbing. The leader who talks the most has the most power. The person at the top tends to monopolize time, ask fewer questions, and frequently interrupt. Who has the power?… … Continue reading → Leading

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Do You Have What It Takes To Pursue A Career In Criminal Justice?

Tanveer Naseer

Whether you’re moved by a sense of duty, or just have an interest in the field, it takes a certain type of person to work in criminal justice. There are several criteria you need to meet, no matter what role you want to fill. After all, criminal justice includes far. Click to continue reading. Othe

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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.

201: 4 Hacks for Bringing Joy to the Workplace | with Bruce Daisley, former Twitter VP

Engaging Leader

Burnout and unhappiness at work are a reality for the vast majority of workers. Fortunately, leaders — and employees themselves — can make work better.

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Stop Feeding Your Trolls

Next Level Blog

We all know that there are trolls on social media. Twitter is full of real people and bots generating a constant stream of mean tweets. What we sometimes forget is that trolls have been with us since long before Twitter was ever a thing and live on in three-dimensional form today.

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3 Keys to Move From Diversity to Real Inclusion

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Timothy R. Clark Many organizations have made great strides in creating diverse organizations, but most fall short when it comes to inclusion and fail to realize the full potential for increased creativity, better decisions and higher productivity.

5 Ways to Foster Connection in Mentoring Relationships

Leadership Freak

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Lisa Fain to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring.… … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Mentoring Growth Leadership Development

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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.

How to Communicate with Millennials


As with any audience, when communicating with millennials it helps to put yourself in their shoes to gain a greater understanding of where they’re coming from. Keep Their Past Experience in Mind.

How to Help Your Team Feel Their Purpose at Work

Lead from Within

Studies have confirmed what we already know: employees with a strong sense of purpose are likely to be not only happier but also more effective, more productive and more results-oriented. Purpose-driven professionals are extremely valuable talent.

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How Saying Less Can Empower Others to Say More

Skip Prichard

This is a guest post by Kevin Hancock, CEO of Hancock Lumber. His new book is The Seventh Power: One CEO’s Journey into the Business of Shared Leadership. Forced to Talk Less. My name is Kevin Hancock, and I am the CEO of Hancock Lumber, one of America’s oldest family businesses.

How To Prepare For Launching Your Niche Business

Strategy Driven

When you have always wanted to go into business for yourself, it can be such an exciting venture. But at the same time, it can be really nerve wracking. You may find that you need to make sure that you’re really prepared.

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.

Time to Engage Your Employee Activists


Have you noticed and nurtured the “activists” within your office yet? If not, you may be missing one of the best and easiest ways to enhance your company’s reputation and your brand. What is an "activist" employee? Employee Engagement Internal Communication

The Power Of 5 Percent More

Eric Jacobson

“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If

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Aim Higher: Hacks to Bring Joy to Your Job

Skip Prichard

Bring Joy to Your Job. “To To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” – Pearl S. Early on in my interview with Bruce Daisley, he said something about stories that I think is really interesting.

5 Ways to Show Customers They Are Valued

Strategy Driven

A satisfied customer is all well and good, but if your customers do not feel as if you value them, you could be facing an uphill struggle for consistent growth.

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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.