Effective leaders often say they prefer to earn employees’ respect than to befriend them. The test comes when these bosses need to dish out criticism.
If you want to be liked by employees, you may muzzle your critical feedback for fear that they will take it the wrong way. It’s easier to keep quiet or drop indirect hints rather than come right out and say, “Let’s discuss how your performance needs to improve.”
To express criticism that sinks in, take these steps:
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"Vym (View Your Mind) is a mind map application that provides students with a way to better organize notes and plan out the path of research or papers for class in a way that can help even the most complicated topics make sense.
Vym is an open source project that allows both teachers and students to walk through logical thought process in an intuitive diagram format called a "mind map" that is easy to follow.
#FutureLeaders is the first step in providing a generation of young people with a framework of leadership development tools that challenge the status quo in our society.
As you may know, our schools and workplace cultures are plagued by bullying, negative bias and disengagement.
Our goal is to and help students leverage the natural talents while learning how to use authority and popularity to help others and lead positive change in their schools, places of work and their families.
I've always been a hige fan of mind-maps for teaching. The ability to easily bring them to web-based instruction is very exciting. This solution extends ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7 with the ability to collaborate via Skype*.
It lets you present remotely to participants of your Skype conference call.
It works great with other ConceptDraw Solution Park solutions such as Word Exchange, Presentation Exchange, and Mind Map Exchange.
*Requires all participants to have ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7.5 and Skype to present or view presentation.
Mobile technology and social networks aren't just disruptive to existing industries like communications and media, they are also helping the change the way that students learn and how education is delivered both in North America and around the world.
I've been interviewing a number of executives for my new book, The Magnetic Workplace (Nicholas Brealey, 2013) and so far my findings have been rather interesting.
There is no magic pill for great leadership. Yet many organizations believe they can solve problems by handing someone a book (even if it's authored by me) or sending them to a one-day management training program at the local Holiday Inn. The results by themselves are usually disappointing.
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