It has been said that self-leadership and authentic character are critical to being an effective leader. Leadership skills are being true to one’s character.
I’ve noticed that people say, “The number one factor to (fill in the blank) is TRUST.” Really? If trust is so important why do people not eagerly study and learn everything about trust and then make it happen?
When work performance is declining many people tend to just give in to the stress and complain that “people don’t work the way they used to.” Part of the problem here is that team members don’t know what is expected of them—and often do not get this clarification in conversations by receiving expectations.
Leaders are teachers and coaches. Leaders influence people every day in their behaviors, words, and actions. What are the steps to become a master at coaching?
Last week I met with a new customer and noticed the employees working very hard.
Sometimes leadership is not about making extreme changes, but coming up with a compromise that works for all parties involved. What is the payoff for developing leadership skills in your team?
People have different ideas of what “accountability” means. Some believe it is employee discipline; others simply say, “I’m holding you accountable” but do little to follow up.
Effective leadership is all about being consistent. Consistent in what you say and what you do. Do you ever get frustrated with those around you being inconsistent?
There is a leadership saying that goes like this: Be sure to share a piece of your heart instead of always sharing a piece of your mind.
When I was growing up I was a very shy person.