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Three Things You Need Before You Trust Your People

When my client – let’s call him John – hired a new president to run his company he expected his stress level to go down. He thought he’d be free to focus on strategic issues and long-range planning. He was wrong.<p>Within a few months, the president – I’ll call him Paul – started holding meetings …

Customer Service

Can Being Smart Hurt Your Ability To Lead?

This one is for the up-and-comers. The go-getters. The high achievers. I hear you think you’re ready for leadership. From what I understand, you’re frustrated that you haven’t been given more management responsibility yet. You work hard. You consistently get results. And most importantly, you’re …

17 Quotes on Being Yourself from Oprah, Tony Robbins, Steve Jobs, and Other Super Successful People

Stop worrying so much about what others think. Nurture your authentic self and watch your confidence soar.<p>It takes a lot of work to be ourselves, especially when we are faced with expectations, obligations, and social norms. Luckily, "being yourself" is indeed possible, and living authentically is …

Success

Nine Steps To Develop Leadership Discipline

Business leaders have a tough job. They must manage themselves, lead others and keep the organization heading in the right direction. They are ultimately accountable for the organization’s success. With this comes stress, fear and other emotions that can get in the way of leadership …

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

This Is How To Handle A Boss Who Over-Communicates

Your boss keeps interrupting you with long stories or repeating instructions that you got the first time. Here’s how to make it stop.<p>Remember when you were a kid and one of your parents had something important to tell you? So they told you. And then they told you again. And then they found <i>another</i> …

17 Inspirational Quotes from Oscar-Winning Movies

To get excited for the Academy Awards this weekend, here are some of the best quotes from Hollywood's top films.<p>The Oscars are just around the corner and that means on Sunday March 4, the famous awards show will reveal the top films of 2017. With Jimmy Kimmel as its host, the 90th Academy Awards …

How To Assess An Essential Leadership Capacity: Trusting Others And Inspiring Trust

Trust is a fundamental leadership capacity, and it works in two directions. It’s pretty obvious that a leader needs to be able to inspire trust and be worthy of that trust. It’s equally important that she has the capacity to trust others, a psychological strength has its foundations in early …

Leadership

3 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Leadership Skills Up to Date

Leadership changes and evolves like technology<p>Perhaps you've heard the term "digital immigrant" applied to a person before - it refers to somebody who was born before the widespread use of digital technology and therefore struggles with using it. But companies that have been around for a couple …

3 Steps to Give Tough but Effective Feedback to Your Employees

Giving negative feedback is never easy. These tips will ensure that the results of your conversation are still productive.<p>The annual performance review is a dreaded obligation for most managers. Not only is there a substantial amount of administrative work, but also the added stress of having to …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when one audience member took a shot at him. What happens next is remarkable.<p>We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice.<p>Internet trolls use them to get us riled up.<p>Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, …

There are 4 primary communication personalities —and knowing yours can help you improve your relationships

More than two million people have taken a DISC assessment to better understand their communication style.<p>In fact, organizations that I work with often request DISC profiles for high-potential employees and high-performance teams to help them identify and maximize their strengths.<p>Research shows that …

Success

How To Be A Horizontal And Vertical Leader At The Same Time

Do you find leading your organization to be a constant balancing act? Sometimes you’re giving people flexibility to link up and learn, to “be their best”— but then you’re pushing them to the limit, demanding results. You want to be interconnected, horizontal, and coolly supportive of people far and …

Leadership

Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits!

Great leadership works everywhere and with teams of all sizes<p>Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should …

The One Concept You Need to Know to Strengthen Your Persuasion Skill

Have you noticed that certain people are more persuasive than others? Is it possible for us to improve our persuasion skills? Yes, you just need to …

Critical thinking skills: 5 strategies to make you a more successful decision-maker

When faced with a decision, we often talk of our instinct, intuition or even “gut feeling” on a subject, and while our initial instincts on a topic …

One Of The Biggest Boss Fails? Not Setting Expectations

I once had a boss tell me, “But you didn’t achieve my number one priority for what I wanted you to accomplish.” The problem? He never told me about this item.<p>During the time I had worked for him, I had provided a weekly update (hardcopy and electronic) on all my key projects and activities, but my …

Ten Tips For Your Best Performance Review Ever

The end of the year is a great time to look back and look forward. It’s the perfect time to capture your learning from the year that is ending and make plans for the new year.<p>Many working people have annual performance reviews at this time of year. I’m not a fan of annual performance reviews, but …

Assessment: Can You Handle the Increased Workload of Being a Modern Leader?

In my organizational coaching, I’ve noticed that more people than ever before are requesting help with time management, self-care, and work-life balance. They’re taking on heavier workloads with fewer resources, living with uncertainty during company restructuring and change, and experiencing …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

4 ways effective leaders deal with incompetent people

They have to be able to motivate underperformers, collaborate with annoying coworkers and overcome difficult employees. While this makes a leader's job frustrating, aggravatingly incompetent team members are often inescapable.<p>And since firing or avoiding these people isn't always an option, leaders …

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader: How to Change the Course of Your Career

Turning into a leader doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and strategy to develop leadership skills and put them into practice.<p>Want to be a leader? You'll have to walk the walk before you talk the talk.<p>That's the claim of Herminia Ibarra, a professor of leadership at the INSEAD School of …

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had the right vision and strategy, clear objectives, people with the skill sets to achieve those objectives, and alignment toward their goals throughout …

How to Avoid the 3 Most Dangerous Roles in Leadership (and Life)

In life and leadership, you likely have played 3 dangerous roles. Here is how to shift your mindset and behavior to never play them again.<p>There is a dangerous triangle of roles that even the best leaders may unknowingly adapt at one time or another in an effort to quickly solve problems.<p>Although …

Leadership

8 Ways startup founders can improve team performance and build a strong team

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+11<p>Shares 20<p>Every Founder wants his/her team to use their talents to the fullest capacity. But realistically, it’s not possible for …

Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool

HBR STAFF<p>“What do you think?”<p>I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.” As leaders in our organizations, it’s up to us to coach colleagues and our …

Two Opposing Skills No Leader Can Do Without

Find the best balance between being assertive and being empathetic. You will be better at leading and influencing others.<p>Years ago I attended a course at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where, among other things, I learned that leadership is a constant tug between assertiveness and …

Are You a Productive Manager or a Busy Manager?

We all know that being busy isn’t the same as being productive. Or do we? The fallacy of the busy manager is a bad business trope that many of us …