As you may have heard, there is a new kind of business model that is centered around building better company structures, social enterprises and corporate policies. It is a model that allows environmentally conscious businesses that place a high priority on their people and community to label their activities and brand their values.
During retreats and presentations, I often use the story of Rosita and Roberto to illustrate the costly conflict that assumptions can lead to when we don’t have the courage and leadership skills to verify those assumptions or provide honoring feedback to others.
Although there are times when layoffs take everyone by surprise, there are many times when organizations alert employees about pending layoffs and give team members time to prepare.
Picture this. Star quarterback, Drew Brees, tackling Darren Sproles, his own running back, in the open field during practice. The team leader attacks a team member – and one of his best players. Imagine the scrutiny that would follow such an action.
Over many years of managing web design and development teams, I have had the honor of working with some amazing artists who carefully craft beautiful imagery and engaging graphics for their web projects. The concept of high production values and the importance of good quality visuals as leadership skills was something I learned from these
Are you familiar with content curation and content marketing?
I doubt that any of us wakes up in the morning and thinks, “I can’t wait to hurt a co-worker today” . The sad truth is that we may be doing just that, depending on the approach we take when delivering feedback. While our intent may be to help, giving feedback indirectly may actually do
After hours of battling the demons of self doubt during a sleepless night, I fell asleep peacefully thanks to this thought:
So what is Appreciative Inquiry anyway? Have you ever heard the following phrase? ‘People join organizations, but leave managers.’ Would you say you are the type of manager people leave or the type of leader that people stay for and want to work with? Are you trying to solve the problem with your staff or are you including them in creating a better...
Did you know that regular exercise correlates with higher leadership skills ratings in senior-level executives?