Giving feedback is never easy, especially if the feedback isn’t entirely positive.
The job of a great leader, manager and boss is to give feedback in a way that comes across as a gift—something useful, not something that makes the recipient feel bad ...
Every successful leader has their own way of communicating. The best have a powerful way of speaking, — they've learned how to make sure their words have positive impact.
Leadership communication is important because the things you say can have a ripple ...
I was listening to a business podcast the other day titled, “The ONE thing that successful people don’t say that could be screwing you up.”
You want to know what it is?
I already know this.
I’ve heard this already.
And there is so ...
Based on psychological research, here are some tips to get you what you want!
This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the second installment of articles ...
Trust is the foundation of leadership. Without trust, it’s nearly impossible to recruit and retain followers and to implement change. Trust affects a leader’s impact and the company’s bottom line more than any other factor.
But there’s no shortcut ...
You hired him.
After just three months, it’s clear that you made a mistake. His performance has been dismal.
Unfortunately, it’s time for him to go.
But who should have the tough discussion with him?
You owe it to him, to yourself, and to your ...
Technology has impacted our workplaces in ways that weren’t possible a decade ago. We feel "highly connected." But are we, really?
Instead of strong bonds, we have weak ties. Instead of productive meetings, we have distractions. Despite the illusion of ...
There's a common thread in top leadership that will surprises most people—and in some cases makes them rethink what they know about leadership.
When you think of successful leaders you probably think of people who are decisive. The ability to make a ...
With all eyes on the bottom line, many leaders simply don’t see the value of truly engaging team members. For organizations like these, clear goals and strong accountability are the keys to success. While I’m a big fan of clear goals and strong account...
This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the eighth installment of articles ...
One of the most difficult challenges that managers face is providing feedback to their employees or team members. Indeed, the annual review is often one of the most dreaded times of year for managers and employees alike. I don’t think anyone truly likes to ...