Even the most experienced managers find it challenging to offer critiques of their employee’s work. But if done correctly, constructive critiques can be beneficial and even motivational.
Of all the things students are taught in business school, the value of humility is not usually among them. Yet, that value is important to today’s leaders just as it has been to members of the Lakota nation. It proves we can find leadership lessons in many different places.
Showing gratitude for a job well done will pay many dividends with happier and more productive employees.
Would your colleagues consider you ‘likable?” It makes it easier to influence others if people see you that way. It may not come naturally to everyone, but there are some things you can do to win over people with whom you work.
Analysts generally agree that part of Amazon’s success is its focus on the customer’s experience. They make it look easy, but they have carefully crafted leadership principles that guide their work. We can learn from their approach and adapt their ideas in our organizations.
If you are the ‘boss’ how would people describe you? Do people want to work with you? Here are 5 things that will make you the boss everyone wants to work with.
Everyone wants to be respected, but you have to earn it. You can’t go to the store and buy a bucket of respect.
Is your leadership style similar to Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? Both were very effective. A study shows lists the traits of exceptional leaders.
Warren Buffet was once asked about his keys to success. He said it was because he read 500 pages every day. He compared it to compound interest. The more you read, the more you learn. But how do you fit it into your busy schedule?
Don’t underestimate how much capital you have – or could have. “There has been a shift in the way control is exhibited, and political capital is frequently more important than a person’s position on an organizational chart”
Making a good first impression as a new boss is extremely important. Here are some tips that will help you get started on you new job when you are the boss.
As a leader, you need to demonstrate your integrity if you expect your employees to behave the same way.
People feed off the attitudes of the people around them. If you want to be an effective leader, learn to be an optimist. It is good for your own health, but will also help your team have a better attitude about their work.
Good coaches provide advice and provide an objective analysis of problems managers face every day. As a result, you can move more deliberately and be more successful.
In difficult times like this, we need to provide leadership if we are serious about dealing with the problem of racism.
Just because you work in the communications field, doesn’t mean you are a great communicator. Here are ten tips that help leaders develop a strong communications strategy.
“Gratitude can have such a powerful impact on your life because it engages your brain in a virtuous cycle.”
“Becoming a leader takes time and practice. It takes focus. It starts with a realization of the behaviors you need to embrace.”
On this edition of LEADERSHIP PLUS, being an effective leader is not about writing memos, it is about showing your leadership through what you say and what you do. Consider the behaviors you want to exhibit to your team.