Eric… Eric…. Eric… ERIC!!!!!!!!!!! His team member was trying desperately to interrupt the executive as he moved from topic to topic, further and further away from the first point a question was raised. But Eric was oblivious to the fact that anyone had a question. By the time they were able to get there question in, […]
We all want the best for our team and we each want to succeed. The problem is, hearing what we do wrong, sucks. Nobody enjoys listening to a list of things they could improve. So if you want to help others succeed, here are 10 tips to deliver constructive criticism that help us win, together. […]
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip. – Richard Steele Gossip is toxic fuel to a bad corporate culture. I was reminded of this last week when a subscriber asked for tips on dealing with gossip. She writes: I feel surrounded by “toxic” co-workers that… like […]
Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact. A good leader that enters a bad situation (drought), needs to make tough decisions (storm), but the positive results are undeniable (growth). The Drought Preceding storming leadership is often a drought. This drought is a time of difficult challenges […]
Meetings are necessary & can be a great use of time, for the right purpose and with the right structure. Here are hidden benefits & 5 tips for great meetings.
If we’re not careful, oversight can turn into narcissism. So how can leaders avoid narcissism and their team’s morale alive? Here are a few suggestions.
Signs you may need to take a “minute” and pause at work:
1. You are in a constant state of reaction, rather than planning
2. You make decisions to get them off your plate rather than to address the problem…
Great leaders ask the right questions at the right time. Asking the right question at the wrong time is useless. While great leaders are better at this than others, there is no magic to asking the right questions. By focusing on serving the organization…
Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Here’s a quick list of ideas for leaders. The list includes a few of the standards, but aims to inspire some new ideas for each of us.
Top tips and tools for commuters to make their travel time for productive. Topics include audio books, podcasts, dictation, Speech-to-Text and more.