When coming up with a list of key leadership skills, it’s not uncommon to see phrases like “good communicator” or “strong decision-making abilities” come up. While such attributes are certainly important, another vital trait is often overlooked: empathy.
Organizations today seem to be on a mission to get more out of less. The best example of this is fewer employees with more responsibility. Often this ends up with a role I call the “two-way” leader. Not only do they have to perform their own job function but they are also responsible for managing a team of people.
Few things are more valuable than a loyal employee. It’s not just because replacing a skilled worker could cost your business double that individual’s annual salary. You lose that person’s knowledge, productivity, and experience with your product or service and even their leadership qualities.
Organizations spend so much time (and money) measuring employee engagement. The challenge is, they then do little to nothing to truly IMPACT engagement after the survey.
Want to make a difference today? By focusing on your core values, you can make the biggest impact. Core values are the fundamental beliefs your organization knows to be true.
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He was supposed to be better. He should have learned from all the mistakes of that terrible boss. He had failed. We’ve all experienced some bad behavior from bosses in the past and vowed never to act in the same manner. To ensure you stick to your word, do these 4 things:
Focusing on our own needs can protect us from burnout and other negative consequences. However, in the leadership world, this focus often crosses into a decidedly more selfish territory. In today’s complicated workplace, if you don’t put the needs of others before your own, you will lose in the long run.