2021

What Are the Three Things That Leaders Do?

Lead Change Blog

No matter what the situation, setting, or method of communication, leaders frequently and consistently do these things. . Leaders challenge us. They believe every person has hidden potential and is capable of growing and achieving more. They challenge us by: Expanding our vision.

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The Power of Pressure

Leading Blog

S COTTISH philosopher Thomas Carlyle is said to have written, “No pressure, no diamonds.” And it’s true. We need to rethink how we think of pressure and how we manage it.

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In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation

RapidStart Leadership

Praise is one of the most powerful tools available to a leader; here are 5 ways you can use it to inspire, motivate, and even change lives. The post In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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10 Powerful Phrases For Positive Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

The world is full of negativity. You turn on the TV to a news station and you quickly discover this. Negativity sells. It’s a sad state of affairs. We’re inundated with negativity and it brings us down. I was thankful to recently be a guest at a BNI networking meeting.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

How Values Change Everything

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton of values as a critical element in enabling and focusing individual and collective success. Values shape your life, leadership, career and relationships.

How to Give Difficult Feedback to Your Boss (Even When You’re Scared)

Let's Grow Leaders

To Ensure Your Upward Feedback is Received Well, Start with Connection and Intention. You have some difficult feedback for your boss, but you’re not quite sure they’re ready to hear it. It might feel safer to stay silent.

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4 Questions to Ask BEFORE Initiating a Difficult Conversation

Nathan Magnuson

Join Nathan’s 30 minute webinar “ Mastering REALLY Difficult Conversations ” on Oct 28 at 12pm CST. Something happened at work that set off your alarm bells. Maybe you’re a nurse and the physician ordered a drug you think may trigger an allergic reaction from the patient.

Are Organizations In The Midst Of A Kodak Moment When It Comes To Remote Work?

Tanveer Naseer

In 1973, Kodak hired engineering graduate Steven Sasson to work on figuring out whether a device the company had invented a few years prior had any practical benefits. Two years later, at the age of 24, Sasson’s experiments lead him to invent the world’s first digital camera. Sasson ran a.

TD Magazine Shines Spotlight on Emotional Compensation in October Issue

Michael Lee Stallard

I’ve shared my thoughts about the importance of emotional compensation several times on the blog this year. It’s one of the strategies firms can use to create an environment where employees truly want to be – an essential asset during the “Great Resignation.”

The Benefits of a Chief Transformation Officer for Growth

N2Growth Blog

As executive search consultants, we focus on understanding and optimizing businesses’ intended transformations and how they are shaping strategic responses to industry-level changes.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

Balanced Effectiveness at Work

Lead Change Blog

Do you hold on to an internal belief that “somehow, someday” you’ll get caught up? Do you constantly have an internal dialog about not doing enough?

Why Content Isn’t King in Leadership Communications

Leading Blog

S OME of my executive clients believe, instinctively, that content is king. They maintain that “useful information” is a crucial driver of effective leadership—that their job is primarily to educate and inform their teams with facts and figures.

Bosses and Burnout: Three Things Leaders Should Know

RapidStart Leadership

Burnout on the job is costing us more than we think; here are three things we need to know to protect our teammates and minimize the damage. The post Bosses and Burnout: Three Things Leaders Should Know appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Encanto

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Encanto is the new Walt Disney Pictures movie. It is a touching tale of a family divided and reconciling. It is also a musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Navigating Paradox: Shift Your Perspective

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is a Paradox? "A A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself, or that must be both true and untrue at the same time." --Literaryterms.net. Just like the many facets of a cut gem, there are multiple dimensions to issues and problems.

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How Smart Leaders Help a Team Work Better Together: Plan Breakdowns

Let's Grow Leaders

Expect common breakdowns to help your team work better together. Does your team get derailed by miscommunication, hurt feelings, customer service challenges, or another department’s dropped balls? These common relationship breakdowns don’t surprise effective leaders.

How to Become Your Boss’s Favorite Employee

Career Advancement

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” ” – Andrew Carnegie.

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5 Ways to Serve a Stressed Out Team

Nathan Magnuson

Stress and resilience have been my most requested leadership topics for over a year now. Just recently, I received another request. ( You can join this one on 9/23! Leaders want to know: how can I lead my team when they’re at a breaking point?

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7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

8 Ways To Be A Leader That Employees Want To Follow

Tanveer Naseer

Being a leader doesn’t mean bossing people around. As a leader, you’re responsible for motivating, educating, and making sure your employees add value to your organization.

7 No-Nonsense Questions that Challenge People without Being a Jerk-Hole

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders challenge people. Jerk-holes are just pushy. But the opposite of pushy – being a push-over – isn’t an option for leaders. 7 fundamentals of assertive challenge: Rushing to challenge is pushy.… … Continue reading → Leading

Lasting Change = Head Knowledge + Heart Knowledge

Michael Lee Stallard

It’s one thing to know something intellectually—to learn interesting new data, to gain an understanding of why something works the way it does, to be inspired by a message—but if it stops there and you don’t develop heart knowledge, then you’re less likely to see meaningful or lasting change as a result.

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Lead Change Blog

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks.

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

10 Books You Should Read This Summer

Leading Blog

L IKE HIS MOTHER Rose, John Kennedy believed that reading constituted the most important instrument of knowledge. JFK‘s advisor Ted Sorensen said he read widely on history, biography, and politics. But he had little interest in abstract theories.

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Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

The crutch phrases we use often weaken our efforts to lead instead of strengthening them; here are three examples to avoid. The post Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

One Of The Best Ways To Produce New Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

It is your job to help raise up the next generation of new leaders. It’s not the easiest thing to do but it falls on your shoulders. The fear of helping produce new leaders can be terrifying. The process may seem daunting. But you can do it.

Setting Stretch Goals? Build in Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Employers using stretch goals to motivate employees to higher levels of performance need to take note of the ethical risk. If the push for higher performance doesn't come with an emphasis on ethical behavior, it may be encouraging cheating.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

How to Deal with Team Conflict

Let's Grow Leaders

Handling team conflict well distinguishes outstanding leaders. You’ve got a clear focus on what matters most, your team seems to work well together, but then you get that call: “I need to talk to you about…” It’s conflict, a disagreement, or a clash of personalities.

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How Can You Further Develop Your Talent? 7 Key Steps

Career Advancement

“Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader, success is about growing others.” – Jack Welch. Research has shown that as leaders rise up in the ranks , their proficiency in nurturing talent declines rather than increases.

6 Barriers to Achieving Your Dream Job

Nathan Magnuson

Photo by Randy Tarampi on Unsplash. One of the highlights of last year was the time I spent hosting a webinar on dream jobs with my brother, U.S. Marine Harrier pilot Capt Cale “Rowdy” Magnuson.

A Powerful Learning Model That Will Make You More Adaptive To Change

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the importance of being adaptive to unexpected and disruptive change. Of course, COVID-19 is not the only external force driving systems-wide change.

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5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!