Managers: Stanford University researchers have a message for you. Get over yourself.
You thought you’d made the perfect hire. Your new employee came into the organization with outstanding credentials and a solid work ethic.
No matter how well intended, not everything we post online comes across as we hope for.
Few events shake an organization and employees’ confidence in managers more than a merger or acquisition. All of the rules, spoken and unspoken, that employees have been following are suddenly in flux.
If you’re in a management role, you might be stuck on something that will negatively impact your leadership credibility. Specifically, you might think you should always be right
Managers, have you thought about developing your brand? I’m talking about polishing up the image you present to your team members.
Jan Allen is an Executive Coach and Life Strategist, as well as co-managing partner of Business of People. She previously served in an executive role for two Ohio governors. In this episode, we discuss: The concept of an honest broker and it's value; why YOU as a leader want to vet and make sure your critical staffers are honest brokers; how the concept is critical to being a better leader; tips for building team relationships vs. discipline.
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.