Our conventional wisdom about millennials is often proven false when we look at the research. While millennials get a reputation in the media for being lazy or noncommittal, research from Modern Survey shows that Gen Y is actually the most enga [...]
German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained why the man considered ‘the greatest writer [...]
Few U.S.-based employers are making a concerted effort to change their strategies in order to recruit and retain older workers, even as many employees in their workforces approach and reach retirement age.
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.
Lot of good advice on leading in the 21st century.... I especially like " be upfront about your leadership style" Many leaders say they are one thing and do another... if you like feedback can you take it as well as give it... If trust is big with you do you trust as well as expect others to trust you. Millennial appreciate openness....good read
To some extent, the connection between leadership and the bottom line has been made. Yet most evidence on this point comes merely from the personal treatises of famous and successful executives. While interesting, the variety of opinions we hear on leadership’s role in profit creation are incomplete and even contradictory. [...]
If we don’t get leadership right, all the bright shiny objects in the future will dangle beyond our reach. Will the tenets of great leadership change over time, and if so, what will leadership look like twenty years from now?
Americans are the most overworked culture in the world. given that we spend so much time at work, Leaders need to stay connected often, check in with their people, strive to build a workplace and environment everyone enjoys succeeding in and bury the archaic control methods. Get" OFF the Bench" and lead i the 21st century.
Exceptional leaders are resonant. They are attuned to people's feelings. And they support people in creating, amplifying and catalyzing positive emotions. A truly great work culture cultivates the development of resonant leaders so that people at all...
You want net promoter clients? Then focus on your employees ...make them your center piece through relationship economics."Relationship Economics: How genuine communication and engagement in social media helps businesses grow relationships with employees and customers while improving the bottom line"
Without a doubt, the toughest decisions I have ever made were in combat as a Navy SEAL. And those who have served know that the impact of those decisions can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, making tough decisions amidst chaos takes practice. In the past, I had a tendency to avoid conflict, [...]
According to this new study from McKinsey & Co, four leadership competencies account for 89 percent of the variance between strong and weak organizations in terms of leadership effectiveness (exhibit). As the table above shows, these are: