382 results for tag: leadership


5 Myths About Leadership: Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

Dysfunction in the workplace is more common than many leaders might want to admit to. After all, we’re dealing with a group of individuals who bring a lifetime of unique experiences, backgrounds, and attitudes to the workplace. Combine this diverse group ...
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Qualities Needed to Thrive in the World of Work

We've got a real treat lined up for you! Every month, we bring you trusted advice from exceptional people in the areas of job search, career planning, everyday at-work issues, and executive wellbeing. Headlining our May sessions of ExecuNet Master ...
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The Benefits and Impact of Coaching

This article focuses on the ROI (Return On Investment) of coaching for the coachee, his manager and ultimately, the company.  We shall explore the benefits of coaching by means of data collected from various studies, the calculation of returns on investment, ...
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Understand Brain Function – and Take Your Business to the Next Level

Basics of neuroleadership explained Within each division of the brain, there are certain needs that must be satisfied before we can think and act from the more advanced, thoughtful and evolved parts of the brain. For example, imagine that before you even ...
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How Does Transparency Serve Leaders

… and those they lead When leaders are transparent they not only earn the respect of those they lead, those people also work harder for them. While it won’t fix a poor performer, it will elevate a consistent one and take top performers to new height...
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Best Practices for Recognition

From the beginning of time, and across every corner of the globe, mankind has celebrated the achievements of people in nearly every category or endeavor—including the military, academia, arts, and athletics. And yet, we still don't see enough appreciat...
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What Doctors, Managers, and Police Officers Taught Me About Delivering Effective Feedback

Most people would agree that feedback is a good thing… in theory. But in practice, who really likes being told that their presentation style is awkward… or that they don't have "presence" in meetings… or that their report or article or book didn't ...
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Appreciate: Celebrating People, Inspiring Greatness

From the beginning of time, and across every corner of the globe, mankind has celebrated the achievements of people in nearly every category or endeavor—including the military, academia, arts, and athletics. And yet, we still don't see enough appreciat...
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Leading Beyond the Ego is the Next Conscious Self-Development Requirement for Leaders

Over the last 15 years or so there has been real movement towards leaders understanding the need to engage with their emotions, improve listening skills, and adjust behaviors to encourage rather than demand performance. Even though only some leaders have ...
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Feedback Phobia: Take the First Step

A month ago, I encouraged you to attend the Master Class led by Todd Davis, Chief People Officer at FranklinCovey. It was totally no surprise that member feedback on the session was quite positive. Here's a sample: “Great review of true leadership....
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Ignoring Employees Wreaks Havoc on Your Team and Your Bottom Line

Leaders are busy people who need to set and manage priorities, often dismissing or delegating tasks that don’t provide a strong return on their investment of time. Nonetheless, there’s one area of responsibility that leaders should never ignore — ...
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Being a Solar CEO: What it’s Taught Me About Workplace Energy

As a solar company CEO, I've learned many unexpected lessons about a form of energy seemingly different yet related to solar energy – energy in the workplace. I know how to manage people's electricity usage within the walls of their homes, helping them ...
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