Tag: Leadership

Adaptability: A Lifehack for Leadership

The concept of adaptability, as developed by Dr. Michael O’Connor, co-author of The Platinum Rule®, is a two-part process: flexibility and versatility.

Treat Yo’ Self to Better Work-Life Balance

Work just always creeps into our lives, doesn’t it? Even when we try and succeed at disconnecting during the weekend, we still end up thinking about what we have to do Monday on Sunday evening. You didn’t do any work, you just thought about it for Pete’s sake! But it’s that kind of subtle self-sabotage that can completely derail us and our future productivity.

Do You Know the Best Way to Stop Office Bullying?

Do you ever wonder what happened to the playground bully who used to rub your nose in the dirt at recess every day? There’s a chance that these kinds of individuals could be running amok in your organization – possibly even in leadership positions.

How to Match Leadership Style to Company Needs

Does your leadership style match what your company and your employees need from you? If you believe it’s important to deliver speeches worthy of an Academy Award at your small company meeting, you may be putting people off.

Collaboration: When Is It OK to Say No?

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.

Have You Trained Your Managers to Recognize Mental Health Issues?

We talk a lot on this blog about how managers need training to improve workplace culture. One topic that should be added to the mix is mental health training.

High Performance Leadership with DISC Styles

If, as someone once said, tact is the radar of the mind, then practicing DISC theory can be a valuable tune-up of your antenna.

How Long Do Your Meetings Last?

We have all been there – trapped in a meeting that extends past the stated end time. Often, the offenders in these meetings are senior executives who get excited about an idea that has come up

Are We Willing to Fail?

Nobody wants to fail, but everybody will. The problem with many leaders is that they are not willing to fail.

Are You Controlling Too Many Decisions in Your Organization?

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.

Here’s How to Handle The Sociopath in Your Group

It happens to the best of us. We’re in a hurry and make a snap decision. We fall victim to a candidate’s charms. Or, we believe what someone is telling us instead of looking to see the truth for ourselves.

Do You Know How to Keep Your Team Motivated?

Do your team members feel like they’re drowning under the weight of the workload that keeps getting tossed their way? In high-stress situations, your people can start to burn out.

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