INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) So often in life we feel pressure to figure out our path – to set a destination, draw a straight line from the here and now to the … [Read more...]
1 Word Sums Up Why Your Middle Manager Role is So Hard
But there are clear winning strategies to overcome the challenges
If you’re reading this, odds are, you’re a middle manager, i.e. someone who has a boss and is a boss, who has to lead and influence from the messy middle, up, down, and across … [Read more...]
Dwyane Wade Was One of the Greatest Leaders the NBA Has Ever Seen. Here’s What Made Him So Special
Dwyane Wade is so much more than basketball. And leaders should strive to be so much more than business.
Once in a great while, an athlete comes along who performs incredible in-sport feats, all of which pale in comparison to the kind of man or woman they are outside the sport. … [Read more...]
If You Can Answer Yes to 3 Questions as a Leader, Employees Will Run Through a Brick Wall for You
Your employees are constantly asking these questions about you. Make sure they get the answers you want
Leaders come and leaders go. Only certain ones stick around--in the hearts and minds of the people who worked for them, that is. Whether or not you … [Read more...]
Want to Be a Beloved Leader to Your Employees? Develop These 5 Habits
Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers
The thing I wanted more than anything “growing up” as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees–for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I … [Read more...]
Strengthening This 1 Leadership Attribute Will Foster Much More Engaged Employees
This characteristic scored highest for getting employee commitment (versus just compliance)--here's how to develop it.
Despite the efforts of many a well-intended leader, the crisis of disengaged employees still rages on in so many companies. Understanding how to better motivate … [Read more...]
12 Ways to Keep Your Best Employees From Bolting
Finding talent is hard. Losing it is hard to take. Avoid that altogether with these 12 overtures.
The war for talent is upon us. There are now more jobs than people. Millennials, now the largest work cohort, are less likely then prior generations to stay … [Read more...]