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...
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.
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.
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 charged. In today’s...
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 their desired results.