As the boss, it’s easy to get into the mindset that you’re always right. After all, you’ve encountered most of the problems your sales reps are experiencing.
Category: Emotional Intelligence for Managers
Your team is looking up to you for leadership and inspiration. Are you providing what they need?
Dr. Diane Hamilton is a nationally syndicated radio show host. She is the author of multiple books including It’s Not Your It’s Your Personality, and her forthcoming book is titled, Cracking the Curiosity Code: The Key to Unlocking Human Potential. In this episode, we discuss: How curiosity and lack of it is holding your career advancement back; why we lose curiosity as we age; the four things that hold us back from being more curious.
Workplace gossip. You know it’s a problem. Managers need to monitor what’s happening in the gossip channel. It’s also key for them to screen out candidates whose penchant for gossip is likely to make them toxic hires.
Being a good manager is a lot like being a super parent. It’s a manager’s job to nurture team members, help them develop their skills and encourage them to succeed in their careers.
Work without stress is a dream nowadays. Consider these stressors: hectic days, differences in ideas, and unsatisfied stakeholders and customers.
Have you done it again? Reacted to a colleague or a team member in a way that you now regret?
Deborah Thomas-Nininger is the founder of DTN Productions International, a company that provides professional development training on all areas of international and domestic protocol specializing in reputation management, business etiquette and communication effectiveness. IN episode 62, we discuss: the definition of gravitas for leaders as one of the 4 pillars of character; why taking the time to up your effort at etiquette/manners will pay off; What managers need to do to become defined as “serious leaders” in their organization; and the importance of email responses, tone of voice, body language etc. in the workplace.
Are your team members coming to you with the same old complaints about a co-worker? We can all have problems working with others and a lack of self-awareness leads to many of these problems.
When you walk into a room, do people tend to stop talking and start leaving? Some leaders might think nothing of this response and decide everyone else has a problem.
Tina Greenbaum is a High-Performance Specialist, holistic psychotherapist, author, speaker and workshop leader. She is the creator of the program Mastery Under Pressure, an executive coaching program that teaches Olympic-level mindset skills for peak performance in high-stakes and high-stress environments. In this episode, we discuss: becoming a calmer manager to boost team performance; how to be aware of stress points in the moment without judgement; questions to ask about goal setting vs. stress levels; and dealing with fear and negative self-talk.