Control does not give us engagement. The two ideas are basically incompatible. Control is one way and zero-sum. Engagement is an organic relationship. Control is directive, and engagement is expressive. Control is mechanical, and engagement is human.
How happy are you and why? This is a question I spend a fair amount of time thinking about, not only as it applies to my own levels of happiness, but also as it applies to my family, friends, and the people who I work with.
So you're at the top of the ladder, eh? Here's how to make sure you are not just producing results, but that you are also trusted to lead.You started modestly in your career and have made it to the management team--congrats.
To solve a conflict and reconcile your team or improve your relationship, apply the 7 following steps. It will help you to develop greater control of yourself and of situations which may arise in your life.
New companies--even industries--rise and fall faster than ever: Witness Apple, Facebook, and Amazon; witness Research in Motion, Blockbuster, and MySpace; witness the iPad and, yes, cloud computing. Accepted models for success are proving vulnerable, and pressure is building on giants like GE and Nokia, as their historic advantages of scale and efficiency run up against the benefits of agility and quick course corrections.
Why do some people achieve their goals while others fail? I believe it's because successful people manage to overcome five barriers that, in many cases, guarantee failure. Here are those barriers and how to overcome them:
Are the managers in your organisation required, as part of performance appraisal, to evaluate employee performance against a rating system? Do those managers find evaluating and rating employee performance a challenge?
Over the years at various workshops, I have asked thousands of leaders how they solve complex problems. The answers were highly consistent. No one seemed to solve complex problems at will. The answers always seemed to suddenly arrive,
Alan Wurtzel, former CEO of Circuit City, spent three years exploring the rise and fall of his company. He offers twelve habits of mind – ways of thinking – as a result. Read them in his new book, “Good to Great to Gone.”
Wurtzel writes: “Habits of Mind are not situation-specific, but ways of thinking about one’s organization in relation to the world in which it exists.” He brings inward thinking together with outward thinking. One without the other is unbalanced foolishness.
Have you ever watched TV with the volume down and the radio on in the background? Some may describe that as crazy, some call it multi-tasking whilst others may sadly say ‘oh we have that all the time at work, everyone talking at once, no one listening, saying one thing and doing another’, creating confusion, misalignment and disconnection, and even at times manifesting as corruption and unethical practice.
Disconnection is at the heart of many corporate failures and can happen on several levels.
When was the last time you received useful feedback? Everyone who craves excellence craves feedback. You need to know how you’re doing and how to improve. You’ll never reach excellence without feedback.
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