Imagine this situation: the vice president of the U.S. asks you to take an important executive job, but you don’t feel qualified and refuse to take it. The job? Leading a team of thousands in a $20 billion, decade-long effort to put a man on the moon.
The St. Louis Blues went from being in last place in the league on January 3 to winning the Stanley Cup in June. What does hockey have to do with team dynamics and leadership? Here are the seven leadership lessons that I’ve learned this season.
Acknowledging that you cannot climb into someone else’s brain, that people tend to resist obvious attempts at making them accountable, and that some of this process is going to have to be sneaky, here are techniques to create accountability in your team.
Influential communication skills aren’t easy. If they were, everyone would command attention, respect and the ability to influence others to act upon what they had to say. Poor communication skills run rampant, costing time and productivity.
Everywhere from the exhibition halls to workshop rooms to the main conference hall, TICE 2019 was alive and buzzing with excitement as learning professionals and thought leaders from across the globe converged in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Both men and women are capable of effective leadership, and leadership itself is bigger than just being a man or a woman. It’s more about being both firm and delicate, confident and flexible, giving and taking, and so on.
The goal for all leaders, regardless of the stage of their career, is to be true to their leadership style. Let’s look at seven strategies to showcase your authentic leadership.