When people ask me how they can make others see them as a leader, I think of the classic children’s story The Emperor’s New Clothes. That is the one where the vain emperor is duped into believing his clothing has been woven from the finest (invisible!) fabrics and threads.
Leadership transparency has also been called business’ “currency of trust.” As you know, trust is the foundation of any relationship.
Too many managers treat goal setting as a one-and-done task. If that’s how you’re establishing expectations for your sales reps, you could be in for major disappointment as the year progresses.
“Be authentic” has become the most tossed around and over-used cliché in the world of business and sales. Authenticity is not a sales strategy!
It takes a long time for leaders to build trust and credibility with their employees. Just a few minutes of bad behavior on your part can completely destroy what you’ve worked so hard to earn.
Tom Peters has been writing books and advising CEOs since before many of us were born. His ideas are as trendsetting and important now as they were thirty years ago. When he joined us on our Manage Smarter podcast earlier this year, he reminded us of what business leaders need to do to achieve excellence
For a workplace team, a strong foundation is incredibly important. Effective teamwork must include five interpersonal elements that mesh together to efficiently reach their goals.
Connecting with someone requires understanding them and their interests as well as showing them how you are a relevant resource to them. Connecting with the head or intellect falls into two areas: credibility and activity.
Few transitions are more intimidating than moving from a staff position into a management role. To succeed in your new role, you’ll need to transmit your thoughts and ideas into words that motivate and portray credibility.
In today’s world, the social media scolds will quickly figure out if you’re not authentic. One way to improve your leader effectiveness is to follow the presence principle.
You have to be at the top of your game to manage the details of the upcoming reduction in force or merger. No matter how careful you are about keeping things quiet, employees soon start speculating about the future of the company and their prospects. How you do manage your way through this process?
Cory Mosley has been an entrepreneur since the age of 14 with business interests in the salon, laundry, business consulting, automotive, and confectionary sectors. As an established business strategist, Cory counts corporations like Audi, Volvo, BBDO, and COX Enterprises amongst his client portfolio. In episode 18, we discuss the importance of credibility and likability for managers and how to connect with colleagues in 2018.