As Q1 ends and Spring arrives, it is time to inject energy into your own leadership improvement program. Remember those earnest January commitments? Time to measure your progress and reset your improvement plan to move forward with renewed commitment. We have some ideas for getting that done.
Your achievements are the sum of your habits. What you get done each day is built on the habitual way you approach your job and work relationships. So, holding onto bad habits, largely out of comfort, impedes your own career progress! How to swap those out for great habits? Read on.
As the year ends, you must assess your progress in improving leadership habits. How much progress have you made in replacing bad habits with good? Everyone makes some progress, and everyone backslides. How well you dig into causes and motivations (diagnosis!) could make the difference in continued progress. Click through for more!
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!
It is time to schedule your Spring team outing. Bonding is critical for unleashing every team member’s full contribution, to maximize team performance. The best bonding happens outside of the stress and hustle of the workplace.
Take the same set of workers, swap out a bad boss for a better one, and productivity goes up about 10%, with no other intervention, according to a Harvard Business School study. So, how do you switch a boss from "bad" to "better"? We have a few ideas that may help.
March Madness happens next week in offices across America. How can managers take advantage of this annual cultural event to build employee and team engagement? Start by giving staff permission to participate, and have a conversation about balancing the fun with the work that still needs doing all week. And join in!
Explore four key reasons that employees are disengaged at work, understand why these conditions may exist, and read about possible avenues leadership can take to cure those conditions. Start with a click to open the article!