How do you leverage Facebook, GovLoop, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google to advance your career? In this presentation that I delivered this past Thursday (and which was made possible by MPA@UNC), I shared more than 30 ways to do just that. You can listen to the recording below and follow along with the slide presentation. FACEBOOK... Read more »
Entry into social media can be daunting, but also rewarding.
Leadership status puts a natural barrier between you and your employees. Learn how you can take steps to open the lines of communication.
Being approachable is generally perceived as a good thing, but let's also consider some other sides of the coin. A bit of professional distance is a good thing, especially when there are subordinate leaders who should have a chance at solving problems at the lowest possible levels. Leaders do NOT have to be the smartest people in the room, and they can admit that they are human.
Forbes Fear As A Management Technique Forbes Contemporary management and leadership theory focuses on consensus, collaboration – the democratic “flat” style – rather than the top-down , “do as I say” style.
There is a place and time for almost every leadership style. The trick is matching the style to the needs of the followers and demands of the situation. Machiavelli famously noted that it is better to be feared than loved, but let's note that his observations were made at a very different time and context. As a young soldier I was told by some very intimidating noncommissioned officers exactly what to do and when. That was during training to engage in parachute operations and it was the right approach for that audience and context. It was rule by fear and it worked quite well.
There is growing recognition in law enforcement that mission success depends on every sworn officer — even the rookie on probation who also has a significant followership role —internalizing their role as a leader within the department and community...
Livemint Toxic workplace Livemint Many of us have been in a toxic workplace or worked for a toxic boss at one point or the other. If we have the luxury to leave, we often do, but this is not always the case.
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