Excellent resource. All seven are good, here are the first 3:
1. Recognize when employees are making progress. Pause and highlight milestones that people hit or challenges they have overcome. Ensure that people feel their contributions are rewarded by simply saying "thank you."
2. Make employees feel like they belong. To be happy at work, it’s important to feel like “you have a friend.” This gets challenging especially when the company gets busy. People need to feel like they know each other and so time like this yields positive results.
3. Take an interest in who employees actually are. One of the key questions that always gets asked in employee surveys is "Do you feel like your boss cares about you and is trying to give you the tools to succeed?” This will lead to employees that are much more engaged at work.
The world is in a desperate need of a different leadership role model. Everyone has seen the effects of self-serving leaders in every aspect of our society. What we need today are leaders who are s...
As Reid Cherner recently said in USA Today, “John Calipari persuaded teenagers to put others first, play unselfishly, and believe the whole is better than the sum of its parts. Every parent of a teen has to be in slack-jawed awe of that.”
Employees picture themselves doing your job better than you all the time. They have ideas. Sometimes they have great ideas. Be open, act on good ideas, explain why less than good ideas aren't feasible.
Effective leadership involves understanding and managing the impact or wake you leave behind you (RT @juliedporter01: What’s Your Leadership Wake?
We have all seen this: people who rise to positions of leadership because they have good skills – but in spite of their lack of regard for and/or skills with people. (Think how much more effective they could be and far they could go if they got this!) Often, this aspect of their wake eventually comes back to capsize them or at least stall them, but, unfortunately, not before they have capsized several others.
1. Ready to take the fall. 2. Willing to have to sacrifice. 3. Always informed enough to make the tough decisions. 4. Constantly learning. 5. In touch with reality. 6. Able to plan for the future while leading in the present and honoring the past.
Using emotional intelligence can help you succeed as a leader. But what is emotional intelligence, and why is it that success in life sometimes seems unrelated to intelligence and how hard you are prepared to work?
This article looks at how developing your Self before deciding to develop a leadership style is critical to success.
Knowing your personal development goals will allow you to align this to a leadership style or approach that is fully integrated. No more acting and being a different person at home to the person people see Monday to Friday.
If you exhibit several of these traits, now is the time to stamp them out from your repertoire. If your boss or several senior executives at your company exhibit several of these traits, now is the time to start looking for a new job.