Think about all the different leaders you’ve known. Now think of three words, maybe a short sentence, to describe each one. There may be one who was the company’s ‘go to guy.’ Maybe there was the one who was ‘good natured but inept’. Another could be ‘the one who wanted great people around’. Each of […]
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Great leaders are joy inducers. Not the giddy kind of joy, but deep-seeded joy that comes from inspired and meaningful contribution. Inspiring joy is a pragmatic pursuit. I’ve yet to encounter a truly joyful poor performer. Last week, I asked all my social media circles to identify three things they liked most about their job. […]
There are three things all leaders need to know in order to successfully move from conflict to resolution. I’ll reveal these below in my latest episode of Remarkable TV. Three Things to Do When in Conflict You can learn more about the Conflict Confidence workshops . If you have a question that you’d like addressed […]
This post was recently published at . When I first started in the field of leadership development (when gas was 89 cents a gallon), the model we used looking like this: When someone got promoted to team leader, supervisor, or manager, they were sent a memo (no email yet) from HR informing them that they […]
The first thing that adults in training ask themselves is, “what’s in it for me?”, or WIIFM. When designing or presenting courses for your employees, always keep this in mind. Whether they’re actually verbalizing it or thinking it subconsciously, it’s still on their mind. It’s the main motivator for most of the things we do. […]
I’ve been sick for a week now. Not just a little cold, but hacking cough, sore throat, achy, and absolutely exhausted. I’m sure it’s the flu and it appears to be very fond of me. It happens that my illness has coincided with a critical point for one of my husband’s projects at work. Not […]
“Rather than answer the knotty questions about whether entrepreneurs are born or made employers need to turn their attention to more practical matter of promoting an environment of innovation.” Last Friday afternoon I was fortunate enough to make time to attend the Western Washington University Business Summit, an annual event hosted by the College of […]
Most managers understand the importance of delegation, and probably already know how to delegate. However, what about the other extreme end of the delegation continuum- the handful of things a manager should never delegate? Read my latest over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out more: .
How can you encourage the lazy and disengaged? The short answer… roller skates, or their metaphorical equivalent. Stay with me as we flashback in time. I was arguably the most disengaged and “lazy” sorority pledge at I had because I was warned that nearly all social life on campus centered around the Greek system. I had […]
You may be thinking “I don’t lead leaders; I don’t need to read this.” Even if you don’t (yet), there are three important reasons why you need to keep reading: Some day you might lead leaders – and thinking about these ideas now is worth the minimal effort required. You may want to share it […]