The demand for constant attainability, unabated commitment and quick adaptability, combined with a decrease in workplace security, pushes an increasing number of employees to the edge of their capacities, causing stress-related symptoms and absenteeism. Predominantly exposed to this kind of stress are highly sensitive leaders and team members. However, highly sensitive persons (often referred to as HSPs) can provide competitive advantages to organizations.
Leaders that try too hard to win people over are the ones that end up losing the respect of their employees – especially when it’s not genuine. The most memorable leaders know how to naturally make a good first impression. They are mindful of what most employees do and don’t expect of them and want to create for them a safe environment that enables engagement. Leadership success is all about people and when leaders forget this fact, they are headed down a path of self-destruction. Here are 14 things every leader should consider if they want to make an unforgettable first impression. Read them carefully and ask yourself which ones you are doing and which ones you still need to introduce.
Transformational Leadership is about transforming the business and changing the organisation’s culture. Here we define the transforming leader and list 7 characteristics of the transformational leader.
Leaders have to learn and practice new management techniques to overcome the habits that could be holding them back. In two articles, I examine the obstacles, and later, the factors that can help senior executives overcome them.