All too often in the corporate world, leaders are the victims of BS. Sometimes, employees feed their managers false information because they are under a deadline, says Lila MacLellan.
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You want to put your best people on your next team project. But, one of your engineers doesn’t work well with your marketing manager. What do you do?
If you’re a sales manager, you likely had a career-making BOON. Now, it’s up to you to help your reps score the same kind of deal.
If your folks are making their numbers and completing projects on time, you might think your leadership strategy should go on auto pilot. That would be a mistake, says Bruce Court.
Developing leaders in an organization is vital to its success. But identifying potential leaders is not always easy. Looks can sometimes be deceiving.
If you are blessed with outstanding employees on your team, you probably also have a few C employees. I’m not talking C-suite material. Here, I’m focusing on the employees who never quite seem to get the job done.
Being a good role model and acknowledging success builds employee trust and loyalty. But, the constant positive feedback won’t do much for employees who need to focus on specific aspects of personal style if they want to get ahead.
Brian Tracy was hell-bent on doubling LTDS attendees’ incomes in 2018. It’s clear he gets fired up about motivating entrepreneurs and leaders. After decades of researching and presenting productivity practices, the best-selling author still passionately wants others to succeed. At 74, he managed to put us all in our places for 90 minutes while we ate him up – and his zeal – with spoons.
You’ve got strengths and weaknesses – things you like working on and things you’d like to never have to do again. If one of the tasks you find yourself avoiding is talking with your team members, you’ll have to address this problem.
Collaboration. The practice is celebrated. The practice is credited with the development of exciting new products. And, collaboration is criticized for chewing up the time of key contributors.
As we near the end of 2017, is your organization thinking about enhancing its learning and development programs to better prepare new managers for their roles? If your company is like most, the commitment to talent development is huge.
Leaders know they are ultimately responsible for decisions made by people in their organizations. But no leader should be involved in every decision that must be made.