To be a leader at any level — whether leading yourself as an individual contributor, managing a small team, running a department or division, or leading a global company — you must invest in self-reflection to become more self-aware.
Great and purpose-driven leadership has always existed, and it is so powerful that not even the most turgid and inflexible organizational cage could impede it.
As we prepare to welcome employees back to work, we need to be sure to prepare to help them become reacclimated to the facility and reconnect with each other.
Great leaders connect with employees on an individual level and inspire in them a sense of purpose and value. And they need empathy to do it.
It takes courage to be a kind leader, especially if your organization is focused solely on the bottom line. Kindness leads to employees’ feeling appreciated and connected, which leads to improved performance and increased collaboration and innovation.
Conflict: It’s a word that has been tinged with negativity for many years, but it can be helpful, depending on your approach. When we enter into conflict having let go of the desire to win, many different opportunities unfold.
Leaders love to talk about accountability: the idea that people honor commitments and deliver on what they say they will do. It produces results when it works. When it doesn’t work, the cause is often leaders who assume the principle doesn’t apply to...