In my work, I find that leaders who hold close the best interest of their team members and encourage and inspire them to be their best selves. They see themselves in relationship to and with their team, believing in the value of their people and demonstrating trust and respect for their contribution to the team. […]
If you’re an employer or a manager then work place absence is costing you money, inconvenience, and upsetting your customers. As we all know, not all days taken off work are due to genuine sickness. Many employees take sick leave because their morale is low, and they just don’t like or can’t do their work. […]
More than anyone else, the boss creates the conditions that directly determine people’s ability to work well. ~ Daniel Goleman, Primal Leadership Ever wonder why those with fewer obvious skills climb the professional ladder while some of the most brilliant, well-educated people aren’t promoted? Chalk it up to emotional intelligence (EI). When the concept first […]
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 […]
When people trust and believe in you as a leader, they’ll follow you far and without much question. But without credibility, that critical foundation of leadership, you face an uphill battle, because you’ll have the extra strain of trying to pull people along with you. And whether you’re the one pulling or the one being pulled, pretty soon you’re both weary and ready to give up.