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Leading Thoughts for February 6, 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. Samuel R. Chand, a leadership author and consultant, on disruption: “A fighter pilot knows he's in the right spot when he's getting anti-aircraft fire.

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The Serving Leader

Lead Change Blog

Servant leaders are at the helm of some of the world’s largest companies. Rather than be served, servant leaders put the needs of their people and organizations first, helping them reach new heights.

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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.

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.

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!

Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

Leading in Context

Employee engagement is a metric that companies are closely watching. Using surveys, levels of participation in programs, and satisfaction reports, companies measure how well they engage those they lead. Butcould this heightened level of watching be part of the problem?

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.

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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.”

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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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.

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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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.

You Can Never Do Wrong, Doing Right

Leading Blog

O N Martin Luther King Day, it is worth meeting a close friend of his, Robert J. Brown. Brown is the great-grandson of a slave. Raised by his grandmother in High Point, North Carolina, she used to tell him, “Bobby, do the right thing because you can never do wrong, doing right. You can’t go wrong.”

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.

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.

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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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.

Are Ethics and Morals Different?

Leading in Context

With my background in Linguistics, I tend to view the divergence of ethics terms (that originally meant the same thing) as a distraction from what we need to know and do.

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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.

What Confidence Can Do – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week, we talked about confidence from the perspective of our own experience. You can watch that episode here. Today we are going to look at confidence from a very different perspective. We are looking at it from the perspective of others.

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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

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.

4 Words to Help You Build a Powerful Team

Let's Grow Leaders

One question leads to a powerful team “David, I just don’t have time. There’s so much to do that some days I just want to give up!” Lynn was a midlevel manager in a mid-sized healthcare company. She’d sought out coaching because […].

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Saying No: 9 Ways to Say ‘No’ Without Making Everybody Angry

RapidStart Leadership

Saying no can be hard, but if we are to accomplish the things we have set out to do, we need to find a way; here are 9 ways to make saying no easier. The post Saying No: 9 Ways to Say ‘No’ Without Making Everybody Angry appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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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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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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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.

February 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2020 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. Jeff Evans of Designed Learning shared Influencing Without Direct Control. Jeff writes: “As I think about all of the relationships of my life, power seems to have a major role. I believe our search for power is the wrong search.

4 Tech Tools Every Business Leader Should Know About

Tanveer Naseer

Business leaders face continuous challenges in this fast-paced world economy. Many difficult decisions must be made on a daily basis. And with ever-evolving technological improvements, the ways we conduct business are constantly changing.

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Managing Triggers In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

Everyone brings their inner children to work with them. Some unhealed parts of us left unattended, however, bleed into our emotions and can affect our behavior. We see the consequences of unhealed parts of us acting out all the time. A colleague stops talking to you for no known reason.

Consumer Trends: 5 Things Brands Should Know

Leading in Context

We've seen many articles about ethical consumerism, conscious capitalism and the responsible consumer. The bottom line is that consumers continue to expect much more from brands than an honest and perfectly executed transaction.

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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.

Promote Yourself to the Job of your Dreams

Career Advancement

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” ” ~ Alan Kay. Agnes asks: My day job has become so monotonous and predictable. I’m ready for greater challenges, but I’m not clear on when the next promotion opportunity will arise.

The Power of Consciously Changing Your Perspective

Kevin Eikenberry

As helpful as the maps app on your phone can be, have you ever been frustrated how the routes sometimes make no sense? Have you ever seen something from two different angles and seen something entirely different?

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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.

How to Transition Into a New Team With Confidence and Grace

Let's Grow Leaders

Laura had a strong track record of success in her previous role and had earned the respect of her peers. But now, just a few weeks after her transition into a new team, she called us in exasperation. “My manager said he selected […].

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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.