As lovely as it would be to have a smooth, easy path to success as a leader, failure is an inevitable part of the process. The stories of some of the great leaders of all time are filled with more failures than success. Take Abraham Lincoln, for example; he was defeated or rejected from public office seven times before ever being elected as the President of the United States at age 51. A...
Inside every individual is the seeds of greatness. A leader’s responsibility to develop an environment where those seeds can bloom.”
In season 22 episode 1 we are joined by Darren Ford. Darren is a trainer, author, and coach. He uses his wisdom and experience to help develop people to become the best version of themselves.
here are too many professionals who don’t like coming to work. The list of reasons are long; it could be because they aren’t passionate about the industry, the work they do, or more often than not it’s because of their boss.
There is a simple concept all managers need to be reminded of if they are going to change the tides. It’s called shared purpose.
Everybody loves a good top 100 list. It could be the best cities to live in, the top restaurants, or in this case, the highest-rated CEOs in America. I love Glassdoor’s annual list of the Top CEOs because it’s based on how employees of major corporations feel about their culture and their most senior leader.
I started my own leadership journey thinking I was playing line leader. It caused me to fail miserably, but then I realized the Tom Peter quote was true, “the best leaders don’t create more followers, they create more leaders.”
You may think the sound of silence means heads are down and work is getting done, but it’s time to reconsider. What you should be hearing is the phone ringing, collaborative conversations, or even laughter, just to name a few.