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Personality Isn’t Permanent: Personality Myths That Hold You Back

Leading Blog

W E tend to think that we are who we are and there’s not much we can do about that. But the fact is, we choose our personality and who we are. Your personality is shaped by the choices you make over time.

How To Be Visible And Relevant In A Remote Work Environment

Lead Change Blog

The workplace looks vastly different today than it did a year ago. What’s changed is how individuals work together, how managers lead, and how employees can set themselves apart from their colleagues.

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3 Steps To Boost Your Critical Thinking Skills During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tanveer Naseer

As we’ve now passed the halfway point of the year, many leaders are now grappling with the reality that the COVID-19 global pandemic will not simply be a bad memory of 2020, but instead will be both a health crisis that lasts well into 2021, as well as an economic. Click to continue reading.

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How To Become A More Courageous Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders aren’t meant to be timid. They can’t run and hide from their problems or the problems of their teams. Leaders need to be courageous. They have to show courage in times of struggle. You may feel like a little church mouse, tip-toeing and avoiding the challenges of your day.

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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!

Radical Uncertainty: Why Your Projects Fall Flat and What to Do About It

Leading Blog

T AKE a moment to examine the artwork below. What do they all have in common? If you’re an art enthusiast, chances are you’ll immediately spot and name the commonality. But, if you’re like me, you’ll notice something weird, but you’ll be unable to put a finger on it.

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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What Is Bravery?

Joseph Lalonde

Think of the word Brave or Bravery. What images does your mind conjure?

Leading Thoughts for July 16, 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.

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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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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 […].

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!

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.

Leaders Share about Mentoring: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to be a better mentor? Or, perhaps you’re looking for a mentor. In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on mentoring. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

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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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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


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.

Overcoming Remote Work Fatigue

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve been working remotely for a while. At the start, it went pretty well – you had a common challenge with your team and you met it. But now, you are finding that remote work fatigue is real. You know that work can be stressful at times, but this remote work fatigue you are feeling […].

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What’s in your transformation zone now?

Lead Change Blog

Now, here in the UK in July 2020, organisations of all types are reviewing their investment priorities, especially in the face of a growing recession. That challenge brings into sharp focus the impact of your people strategy. Significant job losses announced yesterday in two major High Street brands are an indicator of what leadership challenges lie ahead, in organisations, local or global. Measuring leadership effectiveness.

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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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Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton To wrap up a recent series of posts about truth, misinformation and how to spot false narratives, here is a summary of key points and questions for discussion.

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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.

Managing Hotheads is Like Handling Rattle Snakes

Leadership Freak

Dealing with hotheads is like handling rattle snakes. It’s thrilling if you have proper training and equipment. Three hot-heads on a team are better than one seething manipulator. Hotheads express their concerns. Seething… Continue reading → Leading

How to Journal

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Michaela Renee Johnson: I have always loved writing, especially as a way to process the depth of my emotions through difficult times. I still have my first journal, which I got in the third grade. It was included in a gift bag at a birthday party I attended.

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Quotes & Leadership Lessons From Rocky IV

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Yeah, it’s been 35 years since Sly Stallone’s most iconic character went to Russia and achieved the unthinkable. But like millions of people, I dig the boxset out once a year for a gripping seven-part (sorry Rocky V) binge.

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.

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 to Make Working from Home Work

Leadership Freak

56% of managers say it’s likely that their company would allow the workforce to work remotely after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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Running a Floristry Business? 3 Things that Can Set You Apart from the Competition

Women on Business

Brought to you by California Courier Services: With any business, doing things differently from others in your industry could be all it takes to boost sales and enhance your company’s brand awareness.

Leading with Your Full Self – Interview with Ellen Robinson

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, you’ll meet Ellen Robinson, former General Manager for Denver Pepsi Cola and President of Ascent Sports (owners of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche). She will help you look at your leadership through a different lens and give […].

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Free Webinar Friday – How to FIX Your Broken Team Culture!

Great Results Team Building

Do you feel like your team is…. underachieving ? Want to know the FIVE essential things that get individuals to work as a team?

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.

Manager as Pooper Scooper

Leadership Freak

Hotheads are a reality in organizational life. I’m not endorsing or encouraging hotheaded behaviors. Manager as pooper scooper: Every manager has cleaned up the aftermath of a hothead’s outburst. The hothead moved on.… … Continue reading → Leading

4 Tips for Leaders Who Switch to Remote Work Teams

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Kevin Eikenberry One of the most common questions we hear from leaders who switch to remote work teams is, “How do I know if people are working?”

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9 Ways to Have Even More Calm, Courageous Conversations


Over the last several months, we’ve all faced discomfort in new ways – from navigating the unknowns of the pandemic and making (and communicating) difficult business decisions, to facing unconscious bias and having important conversations about race – there’s no doubt we’ve gotten out of our comfort zones in new ways.

Your Leadership Power Is Contagious. Now What?

Lead from Within

As a leader, what you do and how you do it, what you say and how you say it will all be imitated by those you lead. A leader’s power is contagious. Whether you know it or not, the way you carry out your leadership will influence others. Whether that influence is positive or negative is up to you.

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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.