As a business leader, are you living in a ‘constant state of fight or flight?’ Scott Eblin uses this phrase to describes leaders who are struggling with their c‑suite role. In fact, Eblin states that 40% of leaders fail to succeed in these roles.
Category: Planning/Goal Setting for Managers
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.
Episode 23 features our first-ever repeat guest! As a world-renowned expert and consultant on professional development, Jeffrey Gitomer's client list includes: Coca-Cola, Caterpillar, BMW, Verizon, Hilton, IBM, and hundreds of others. In this episode, we discuss the current U.S. economy and how to make the most of it, how to prepare now for when the economy is not strong and Jeffrey's recommendations for protecting and increasing your profit.
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?
Accountability is one of the basic disciplines of doing business and increasing success. The benefits of creating a culture of accountability are quite evident, but sometimes you might find accountability to be elusive. Why does this happen?
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.
One of the biggest challenges for project managers and leaders is accurately prioritizing the work that matters on a daily basis. In your professional development path, consider how you master tasks each day and if you think what you are doing will get you promoted. You don’t want to fall into the cycle of deeming every other project, “top priority," do you?
Developing leaders in an organization is vital to its success. But identifying potential leaders is not always easy. Looks can sometimes be deceiving.
Nearly everything is customizable now-a-days, so why are we acting as if customer service doesn’t have to be any different?
I don’t use the word “team” loosely. It is entirely different than work group, department, or any other description used for people who work next to one another. Literally or figuratively. Being part of a team connotes more than connected workflows.
The stated purpose of most surveys, whether it’s a question a day or several questions posed every month, is to gauge employee satisfaction and engagement. As CEB Global, a Gartner Company, points out, it’s easy to lose sight of that important fact when designing surveys.
Leaders have a great responsibility not only to create vision but to communicate that vision in a manner that will inspire those around them into action.