LearnLoft Blogs & Podcasts
July 22, 2019by christinawilder
Quite often we are worried about ourselves. What will we do? How does this impact me? How is this conversation going to get them to like/respect/follow me? All the while, we’re not thinking about the true meaning of leadership: to inspire, empower and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time. We are all guilty. But there’s a...
July 17, 2019by christinawilder
Most people (spouses excluded) won’t call you out, but they’re definitely judging you based on how well you listen when they’re talking. Active Listening is a skill you have to constantly sharpen, but one that’s often forgotten because it’s considered “too basic”. When I say “active listening” I’m not...
July 16, 2019by johneades
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.
July 11, 2019by johneades
Knowing ownership and responsibility of work relationships starts with leaders, here are 7 wise moves you can leverage to strengthen those relationships.
July 3, 2019by johneades
The clock finally strikes 6 PM, and you’re finally ready to wind down your workday, only to see an email that includes a project that just can’t wait. Instead of shutting it down, you grab a coffee and hunker down for the next couple hours. This situation happens in almost every organization daily. Not only am I not here to bash it, but I am guilty as...
July 1, 2019by johneades
Whether in business, athletics or any other field, achieving success doesn’t come from natural ability and intelligence alone. It comes from having a growth mindset. Growth-minded individuals are constantly looking for ways to get a little better than they were yesterday. They aren’t afraid to take risks or put in the extra effort to become better and achieve...
June 27, 2019by johneades
In order to have a successful organization today, a different model is required. One that has leaders at all levels of the organizations empowered to make decisions and model servant leadership behaviors.
June 26, 2019by johneades
Whether you love them or completely disagree with them, you can’t deny Chick-fil-A’s meteoric rise to the top. Just look at your newsfeed. People cannot stop talking about their impeccable customer service or the fact they make more per store than any other fast food restaurant and they are closed on Sunday. I’ve fallen victim myself and am obsessed with...
June 20, 2019by johneades
So you’re struggling to lead a team. It’s okay, it happens. After all, leading others in a professional setting is one of the most difficult skills to master. Instead of focusing on what you were doing to get you in this spot, it’s much more important to focus on what you can do to change the tides.
June 19, 2019by johneades
While LearnLoft certainly has a perspective on which type of leadership approach works best today, there is one element of any of the kinds of leadership that is essential. Accountability.