This time of the year can be hectic, no doubt, but its important to take time to reflect and set personal and professional goals for the coming year. Don’t just focus on monetary or gains or career progression—both are great but establishing a personal mission statement to help keep you focused is extremely helpful.
We have ten questions that leaders can ask themselves as a check to see if they remain "engaged" with their followers. Self-examination leads to self-awareness, and the humility to make stronger commitments to deepening employee relationships.
As a leader, you don’t work in a vacuum. You work in a lively mix of personalities, behaviors and motivations. If you want to sustainably raise productivity through better employee engagement, you must get to know your people in greater depth and work hard to keep them all aligned with your mission. As always, we have some thoughts about how best to do that!
Fix team culture in seven key steps. Raise productivity the fast way through deeper employee engagement. We have seen it work consistently for close to 30 years. Click through to step through the process our experience tells us is the most productive path for team leaders to take.
It’s October. The end of the year looms, and much remains to be done. And, somewhere on that crowded list of urgencies is your commitment to keep making progress in becoming a transformational leader. It is time for this year’s final leadership assessment and reset! Let's step through it - Click to start.
Key talent development trends to track as we approach 2017: Leadership growth accelerates with diverse organizational experiences, exposure to multiple stakeholders in a meaningful way, and heightened human capital analytics that really track progress and ROI. Click through for more depth on this.
It’s July. How has your leadership ability grown over the last six months? How do those January self-improvement resolutions look? What action can you take to keep progressing, and get some neglected resolutions back on track?
We have a few ideas to get your mind reset and refocused, starting right now. Click through for more on Mid-Year Leadership Tune-Ups.
Micromanagement has a well-deservedly poor reputation, but it can be a productive leadership tool when used sparingly, and in appropriate circumstances, such as with an employee learning a new skill or function. The key is that productive micromanagement is temporary, and is designed to build unshakable trust between the manager and the worker.