Everybody wants growth. Leaders of organizations often focus on growing their company. While that’s not a bad thing, the way most people go about obtaining that growth has them focusing on the wrong things.
The best leaders understand that in order to grow their business, they must first grow their people. When you focus your energy on growing people vs. growing a business, a funny...
Amidst an epidemic of turnover, underperforming teams, and toxic work environments, the best organizations separated themselves because of this fundamental leadership truth: You get the leader you form.
The word encourage means to give support, confidence, or hope to someone. When you provide it to someone, it goes right to their heart, whether you know it or not. The proof of this is in the word itself. The word encourage comes from the prefix en, which means “to put into” and the Latin root cor, which means “heart.”
Before you make an assumption about your leadership style, it’s important to note that these aren’t personality profiles. These leadership styles are meant to serve as a mirror you can hold up to see how you’re currently leading. Just because your current leadership style is to rule or elevate today doesn’t mean you’re stuck with that style for life.
While there is nothing wrong with having a new title, there is a good chance it’s hurting your ability to effectively lead. Titles are dangerous for those who hold them because they create a distraction away from the actual responsibility of leading others.
“You’re not good enough.” “She is better than you.” “You don’t have the talent.”
At some point, a boss, colleague, or parent has told you one of these things. You shouldn’t listen. Here’s why: they’re...
here is immense value in a solid morning routine. Ariana Huffington, Oprah Winfrey, Howard Shultz, and countless others have well-documented routines they claim greatly contribute to their successes. Since each day has the same 24 hours, why shouldn’t we evaluate all minutes equally? So what exactly do the best leader do during their lunch hour?
According to a Holmes report, the cost of poor communication is $37 billion.
Communication is one of those skills that can always be improved upon. The challenge is most people believe they’re great communicators. Instead of asking what poor communication is costing you, think about what you have to gain by improving your communication.
By implementing these 3 C’s, you’ll...
If you are going to build confidence, it starts with understanding exactly what confidence is and what it isn’t. It’s best described as the belief in one’s self and one’s ability to succeed. It comes from a Latin word meaning, “to have full trust.”