We all find ourselves occasionally reliving events and circumstances from our work and home lives. The same negative events repeat themselves without positive change.
Busy-ness is all around us. You hear complaints about how tired and frustrated people can be because of all the work they have going on.
Spend any time at a particular company and you will find yourself part of an informal network. This network is above and beyond the boxes on the org chart.
Your ability to build and effectively manage the networks around you might just be the single biggest advantage you might have as a leader.
Seldom does an individual sense the call of leadership at an early age; as in “I’m going to be a fireman” or “I’m going to be an astronaut”.
When you feel distracted or unproductive, the first thing you might think about is focus; as in “I need to get focused.” This conjures ideas of laser-centered attention to one thing. Actually, you may have the idea of focus all wrong. Dr. Jim Taylor writes in Psychology Today: “Let me […]
“My employer” was named by 75% of those surveyed worldwide as the most trusted institution in the recently released 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer. These findings from the annual report, now in its 19th year, reflect the significance of building and maintaining trust in the workplace.
At some point in everyone’s life, three questions haunt your thinking. Who am I? Why am I here? And where am I going? Perhaps you’ve visited these questions more than once, stopping at various stages; the ones we think of as defining moments. Events like getting married, having children, changing […]
Maslow helps us understand. This question is not a literal one. You see your people daily. Rather it is a figurative idea. If you manage and lead any part of a business, you likely have a team surrounding you. Regardless of them being co-workers, direct reports, peers, or superiors, they […]
Change for the sake of change is meaningless. However, progress toward a new goal or achievement is more vital and more valuable to your organization.
Before you spend a lot of time trying to build and improve the trust factor at work, take a hard look at the ways you might be derailing trust.