Posts Tagged: Leadership Qualities

What Matters Most – Performance or Management?

Many companies today want to change how they measure employee performance. For years, businesses have given annual reviews but trends are showing that may not be the best format anymore. Recently, businesses have switched up their typical review system to year-round coaching. Employees no longer have to wait with expectation for their yearly review because… Read More »

The Inner Game Of Leadership

Leaders that strive to be dynamic, successful and effective must develop their ‘inner game’ of leadership. Tim Gallwey created this term in The Inner Game of Golf, The Inner Game of Tennis and The Inner Game of Work. Qualities such as vision, courage, passion, wisdom, intuition and the like are what make up one’s inner… Read More »

Managing By Walking Around

This is not a new concept but one that seems to have been forgotten. As I work with companies to help them enhance their management capabilities I am surprised to see how few managers are actually walking around. We keep getting caught up in paperwork, (or at least that is an excuse) and not taking… Read More »

Don’t Be Afraid To Say ‘No’

You can’t do everything. At times you get so bogged down with daily activities that it is simply impossible to take on another project. How can you say no diplomatically?   Sometimes you can’t. The project may have a high priority and have to be completed. Take a look at your other projects and see… Read More »

Three Strategies For Winning That Big Promotion

Most of us have been in a situation where we’ve seen someone in our workplace get a promotion that we were hoping to earn. Maybe they have worked for the company for a less amount of time than you have, or possibly you feel that they aren’t as deserving of the promotion because you are… Read More »

Involve Everyone During Group Interviews

Many companies are turning to group interviews for a number of reasons. These have plenty of great benefits for the company, but must be lead properly to be effective. Just like in any group, there are going to be those that dominate and others that sit back. While this type of interview will give you… Read More »

Help Young Talent Develop A Professional Mindset

Depending on how long you have been in business, it can seem that the talent is getting younger and younger every year. The generational gaps we experience are not just in social environments, but are truly felt in the workplace as well. So, how do we help these young professionals develop the right mindset that… Read More »

Powerful Body Language Tips For Success

It is true that body language makes up for at least half of our communication with others. Bearing that in mind, it is important to take control of the message you are sending with nonverbal cues. In order to be an effective leader, manager, owner, or entrepreneur, it is important that you send the right… Read More »

Exceptional Leaders Encourage The Millennium Generation

The Millennium generation (25 and younger) can be a challenge and an opportunity. How do you deal with employees who operate quite differently than you? They are constantly in contact with their network of friends and colleagues through text messaging. They write in blogs about anything and everything. They use technology to self-organize into their… Read More »

Planning, Planning, Planning

If you don’t know where you are going, than any road will get you there! You must plan, execute, and measure. Who’s going to do the planning? Whether the plan is for your entire company or just one department; you must make sure to get input from multiple levels.¬†Get your entire team involved in developing… Read More »