“Every idea you have and everything you need to do should be written down.” That’s the subject of today’s LEADERSHIP PLUS.
Even though you might have a vision for your organization or department, it is not always easy to convey it to others. We can learn how from observing Presidents Kennedy, Eisenhower and others.
I’ve developed a system to keep track of tasks that I’ve assigned to others so that deadlines are kept. It’s also a good way of keeping tabs on promises that people make to me.
Everyone wants to be respected, but you have to earn it. You can’t go to the store and buy a bucket of respect.
Respect in the workplace is a two-way street. What happens when you face someone who never shows respect, or is insubordinate?
Is your leadership style similar to Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? Both were very effective. A study shows lists the traits of exceptional leaders.
While you and I don’t take our troops into battle, this is wise advice for everyone who wants to be an effective leader.
Leaders learn how to coach their employees. That means getting to know them so they can determine how they can best motivate them. But everyone is different, so it’s important get to know what makes them tick.
We had hoped that Covid would be behind us by now. But now that its ramifications continue, leaders should focus on things to keep their employees healthy and productive.
A new research report presents interesting findings about how Americans have adapted to working from home. Some of the results may not be what you expect.
Manage your calendar, or it will manage you. To begin, I suggest that you use your calendar correctly. Protect your calendar so that meeting requests can be prioritized.
Leaders spend most of their days communicating with different stakeholders. Yet many employees complain that the directions they get from their bosses are often unclear. Moreover, even if the instructions are clear, sometimes expectations are vague.
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.
In difficult times like this, we need to provide leadership if we are serious about dealing with the problem of racism.
I decided that what I wanted to use the knowledge I gained by making my own mistakes to help the next generation of leaders in public media – and in other non-profits – prepare for the tasks they face