Effectively listening is imperative to the communication process. Providing feedback through mirroring and the use of open-ended questions also facilitates the communication process.
If you’re wondering what your staff want from their jobs, or indeed from you, it might be obvious to conclude that more money is always the solution.
We have learned the alphabet through many venues. Some of these venues were at home with our parents, at school, or while watching educational shows such as Sesame Street, School House Rock or our purple friend Barney.
For many years, spending on leadership training has been on the rise, as businesses increasingly realize the importance of succession planning. In fact, recent research published by the Top Employers Institute found that leadership development is now the top priority for HR professionals in the UK, overtaking employee engagement.
A key and immediate benefit—one that many people do not realize—is that increasing your leadership skills will help you win the game of life. And I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like to win! It doesn’t matter what you do for a living – if you exude leadership qualities, you will outperform others.
Having a hiatus in your professional life and losing touch with yourself can be a nightmare when you’ve come back to work after some time off.
I get the opportunity to help people develop their leadership skills across a spectrum of industries. Their jobs are different and their responsibilities are diverse, but one thing is the same everywhere I go: Leaders want more guidance on how to be effective with decision making.
Never underestimate the importance of a well-written resume. This seemingly simple or irrelevant document can land you a job interview, or even the job itself. It can mean the difference between starting off your career in your dream job or having a job at all.
When we evaluate ourselves as leaders and as people, I think we spend too much time focusing on the extraordinary days in our lives.
Is there such a thing as “overselling”, especially if you are a new business trying to make an honest buck? Unfortunately, there is. And you can experience the conundrums of it first-hand when you are bullied into buying something you didn’t want or need.