This is a recent post by a good friend and fellow coach, Mike Lejeune. Mike is a senior HR professional who has coached and mentored hundreds of key officers across a wide variety of industries. He hosts his own blog called “Simple Leadership“. Here is his post.
As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re always trying to stay ahead of the curve and outperform your competition. One of the best ways to achieve this is through a strategic plan. A well-constructed strategic plan can define your business’s goals and provide a roadmap to help you achieve your objectives. However, not all […]
Being a good manager requires a level of leadership. Without the right training and development, you might find that being a manager is a struggle.
Successful leaders build trust. Building trust is something you must do. Trust underpins every relationship in the workplace – between boss and employee, between colleagues, and between businesses.
Businesses need to set goals and track progress to ensure success. However, there are different metrics that companies use to measure their performance. Two popular methodologies are KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and OKRs (Objectives and Key Results). While they both provide insights into a company’s progress and they sound very similar to one another, they […]
Have you read Billy J. Ryan’s “Fix Your Why” and you want to make your company the best it can be? By aligning goals for your business with an established business strategy, setting goals helps keep everyone on your team focused on the big picture while encouraging smart decision-making among employees during daily operations. 1. […]
Operating outside of your comfort zone is like stepping into uncharted territory. It requires taking risks, facing uncertainty, and pushing yourself beyond your limits. While it may seem daunting, operating out of your comfort zone can lead to personal growth, new opportunities, and a sense of achievement. We all face moments in our lives when […]
You’ve read the self-help books, you’ve attended the seminars, but you’re still finding yourself paralyzed when it comes to making major decisions. Sound familiar? Well, the solution might be simpler than you think. It may lie in a process called reframing, a technique that revolves around shifting your perspective to unlock your decision-making power. “Change […]
In every company, there are two types of organizations that operate simultaneously: formal and informal. One is officially recognized, while the other is more organic and often difficult to detect. Understanding the differences between these two organizations is crucial for managers and CEOs, as it can help them navigate complex social structures, increase communication and […]
As a manager or a CEO, it is only normal to have that occasional conversation that seems to linger in your mind for days or even weeks. Difficult conversations are hardly soothing, but they can be remarkably productive if handled correctly. Crucial conversations are inevitable in every organizational structure, but with proper preparation, the outcome […]