The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership Forbes While Richard Branson's new book, “The Virgin Way” is “about listening, learning, laughing and leading”(1), applying the BRAVE leadership framework(2) to the book's ten summary...
Many organisations across the world today are putting coaching programmes in the workplace, either hiring external coaches or training their own managers. A ‘coaching culture’ is the goal to pursue, so how can this be achieved?
Tweet TweetWe tend to over-complicate things in life, and when it comes to defining what successful leadership looks like, we really, really, over-complicate it. Much of what constitutes leadership success comes down to common sense, but unfortunately it’s not always common practice. Searching the shelves of your local bookstore (do those still exist?) or doing […]
ccording to recent research, 86 percent of employees believe that if they like their boss they are more productive. So forget about cracking the whip. Instead, build these seven habits into your leadership persona.
Sounds obvious, but simply taking a moment to greet your employees (by name!) and make small talk with them goes a long way to increasing your likeability as a boss. Be as approachable and accessible as possible. Take time to compliment employees and ask them how their day is going. Be patient; remember that it's important to set aside time for your people, no matter how busy you are. In fact, that busyness yours and theirs makes a friendly word even more important.
Tweet Tweet“I’m sorry, we need to let you go.” Oomph! Those words feel like a punch to the gut of the employee on the receiving end, and for the leader delivering the bad news, those words create anxiety and many sleepless nights leading up to that difficult conversation. No leader likes to see an employee […]
La réponse d' Eléna Fourès , expert en leadership et multiculturalité, du cabinet Idem per Idem. email@example.com...
Les Anglo-Saxons parlent de « managing up », « manager son patron ». Tout l'art du « managing up » consiste à savoir se positionner à sa juste place (ni fayot ni en opposition). Le « managing up » est largement répandu, quoique - en dehors du monde anglo-saxon - il soit rarement officiellement reconnu, voire admis comme tel. Les relations patron(ne)-subordonné(e)s sont déterminées culturellement et varient fortement d'un pays à l'autre. En France, à l'inverse du monde anglo-saxon, on ne « challenge » pas autant son boss, voire pas du tout. ..