This may sound harsh, but the truth often is... I've witnessed far too many people in positions of leadership that wouldn't recognize an opportunity if it hit them squarely in the face. If you cannot recognize, attract, and acquire opportunity you should not be in a leadership position. Just this week [...]
What are the fastest ways to cultivate leadership within a company? What lessons can leaders apply as they strategize new ways to encourage employees to step up and drive efforts toward achieving the organization's major goals? How can leaders effectively communicate the company's vision? Here are the most-read blogs offering insights on these topics.
Somehow I could not find any reason why sometimes I recruited not the best but maybe the third or fourth best. Or sometimes why I chose to select a particular organization to do business even though there were some lacunae.
There is a great amount of definitions and theories about effective leadership. Each leader chooses their unique formula of success, but still there are keys to authentic leadership that can't be ignored. Here are 10 important principles each leader ...
I wasn't listening as a preface to a defensive reply; I was listening to learn. In the process, I learned more about my academic community than I would have ever learned simply by relying on those who worked most closely with me....
Vision is the foundation of leadership. Whilst leadership starts with being the right person - the character of the leader, great leadership is sustained by a shared and compelling vision. A compelling vision is one that describes who you are, why you exist and the future you want to create.
"Every Wednesday morning they had class coffee with the mothers. I missed most class coffees. My daughter would come home and she would list off all the mothers that were there and say, "You were not there, mom."
Though the rest of the team does not say anything, but I feel that hostility is building up and they feel that I am being partial to that person. Since he is so good, I don't want to admonish him or be very severe with him ,since I know that I need him for the success of my operations ... What should I do ?
While a sense of humour can be an effective leadership tool, it depends on how that humour is used. Humour that targets or belittles followers undermines the leader’s influence. On other hand, humour that is self-deprecating can increase the connection between a leader and his or her followers. Self-deprecating humour is especially potent for transformational leaders, defined as leaders who are focused on the advancement and success of their people. Transformational leadership consists of these four components: