How to Inspire Leadership If you’re an employee, how do you step into a leadership role? If you’re a leader, how do you encourage staff to step up? Here are some suggestions: Trust. Leaders need to create it and employees need to, well, trust. If your words and actions are just lip service, employees will […]
While we cannot control the weather, death or another’s thoughts, much as we might like to, we would do well to pay attention to the areas in our life that we can actually do something about. 1. Our actions. We alone are responsible for what we do. 2. Our words. Spoken […]
Having a purpose provides context for all of one’s efforts, and it’s a chief criterion for “flow”—the energy state that occurs when one’s mind, body and entire being are committed to the task at hand. Flow turns mundane work into completely absorbing experiences, allowing us to push the limits of skills and talents. Flow and […]
Boundaries are those invisible lines around yourself that let your team know the limits of what they can say or do around you. Make your boundaries too solid and you build walls, too weak and you allow others’ actions to harm you. Take a few minutes to find out how well constructed your boundaries are.