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If you can getting there on an empty tank, getting there doesn't matter. Your tank is empty because you drained it. Empty because you: Give, give, give. Doormats end up frustrated, angry, bitter, a...
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Whether it is a passion for people, data, achievement, or status, everyone wants to be satisfied emotionally. I know it’s a concept that doesn't’t make for a spellbinding tale, but let’s face it,
Most people describe their best bosses by how they made them to feel rather than by what their manager actually said or did.
"I left the job because I was appreciated," said no one ever.
Unless employees feel positively reinforced, quality and other measures can suffer, and it will be nearly impossible to measure the loss of the disengaged and unapplied talent.
Here are 41 reasons to get out there and make it happen, no matter how young or old you are.
Love this: 'Creativity isn't learned. It's uncovered.'
How to develop the one leadership trait that trumps them all Business Journal Most of us know what it's like to work for a great leader — one who inspires us and fosters success across the team.
Listening matters. But sometimes you’ve got to open your mouth too and make positive statements to generate the safety people need.
Listening is the start of the change process - you then have to match your actions with your words.
Practical Tips for Productive Living
Do the best you can to smile. Be so busy loving your life and the people in it that you have no time left for hate, regret or unnecessary stress. In the end, loving your life is about trusting your intuition, taking chances, losing and finding happiness, cherishing the memories, and learning through experience. It’s a long-term journey.
Do you really LOVE your life?
How To Be The Leader They've All Been Waiting For Forbes An old colleague and leadership expert used to relate a little parable about the great British prime ministers, William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli.
It takes maturity and humility and wisdom to grasp that oftentimes the best thing you can do with that spotlight is to put it on those around you, so that they blossom in ways they didn’t realize were possible … and so that your organization can benefit fully from their fully developed talents.
Wow, I absolutely love this article!
What a powerful message to remind us that leadership is not about us, it is about helping our teams shine.
So today if the positive spotlight is turned on you, turn it back to the team and let them shine!
What do you think? Would love to learn from our experiences and observations....The SPOTLIGHT is on YOU:)
Until next time....PS - Live on Purpose!
There is a lot of servant-leadership in this article. I thought about how often I heard School managers spoke using language that suggested ownership. For example, my School, my teachers, my leadership, etc as if they were the only ones who had a vision.
When you complain, you’re not endearing yourself to anyone.
Complaining is problematic, but is it really what others think about the complainer that is important. Actually, it might be that the complainer ends up focusing on the negative and ends up in a morass of non-productivity. I used to just go back to my classroom and do what I felt was best. It did not make any difference whether the School manager agreed or not. Once I said my piece, I had better things to do.
Next time you feel the urge to reflexively complain, think through these common perceptions of workplace whiners (by non-whiners). They may just be the best deterrent when you have the need to gripe:
Answers become conversations about what is most essential and meaningful for the team and the company, and those conversations transform into action.
Tony Robbins' Ultimate Edge program, available to military members & their families, can prepare you and your loved ones to thrive in any situation.
This article is a must read for all, not just those in leadership positions. The seven considerations highlighted can be life changing/saving.
For me, my children have taught me more about leadership than any boss ever could. Your kids can do the same for you, as long as you pay attention.
It’s cliché to say that “command and control” leadership is no longer relevant in most organizational contexts. But — especially in large, global, diverse organizations — what should it be replaced with?