Whether you are the boss or just one of the team, you have choices every minute of every day. The way you decide to show up in the moment can be the single greatest factor in measuring your effectiveness and success.
Have you ever tried breaking an old habit to replace it with some new behavior?
Of course you have. Whether it’s a diet, exercising more, reading more, less device time, or other lifestyle changes, adopting a new behavior can be tough.
Managers often believe their workforce distribution is some kind of bell curve. Research says NO. There is a long-standing belief in business that people performance follows the Bell Curve. This belief has been embedded in many business practices: performance appraisals, compensation models, and even how we get graded in school. […]
Are you responsible for a team at work? Is it performing at the highest level you can imagine? I’ve been writing about the impact that trust can have on your team. But why does trust matter? Trust is not merely a soft, social virtue; rather, trust is a pragmatic, hard-edged, […]
Do you think your work team is just average? Have you ever thought about ways to make it better? What if you had a highly effective and productive team? Being a leader at work, at home, or in your community suggests just that. Your team has to be hitting the […]
The opportunities for the biggest impact come down to small moments. You could argue it truly is dreaming small.
A leader’s influence on the people they serve is best demonstrated with perpetual coaching and mentoring. Sharing insights and giving honest, helpful feedback to your direct reports helps build a legacy of powerful leadership.
Ever felt you just didn’t have enough time? Do your days slip away without you being able to finish what you thought was important? Businesses of all sizes think about return on investment (ROI). But have you ever thought about the return on invested time (ROIT)? Every person on the […]
Do you work in an environment where perfection is the measure of your performance? Maybe a score of 100% is the goal but seldom do any of us reach such perfection.
This article was originally published on April 2, 2018 and has been updated. Inspect what you expect. This is an old saying that I learned decades ago. What does it mean, exactly? And what does it have to do with leadership? Well… Have you been guilty of spouting a directive […]