Leaders, you have a precious tract of real estate right before you every day. Put it to work by adding components that people identify with success and credibility—and deleting some others.
The elixir of leadership ... Are you a jerk? ... 1-to-1 equals 2 people.
For decades, employers have lulled their workforce into expecting measly but predictable pay increases every year. But that’s changing.
The old attitudes will not work anymore, writes author Steven L. Blue. Rather than exploit, today’s leaders need to capitalize on and nurture the human spirit.
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Authors Jeanne Mester and Kevin Mulcahy write of “toleration spaces” in their book The Future Workplace Experience. These are ignored, badly situated or just unpleasant rooms where employees avoid meeting or working. “Simply ‘tolerating’ a space is the enemy of positive engagement, a drain on resources, and will deplete the energy of employees in any department or building,” they report.
In today's extroverted business world, introverts can sometimes feel overlooked, excluded and misunderstood. But being an introvert doesn't mean you can't be a great leader ... and this recording can set you on that path. Watch the video now.
I often say that the feedback you give says as much about you as it does the person you are giving it to, and when I do people look at me funny. After all, the feedback I give you is about something you did, it isn’t about me at all, is it? Not so fast, my friend.
Q: “I left my last job on very bad terms, but found a new position six months ago. I plan to look for another job after I have been in this one for a year, so I'm concerned about reference checks with my previous employer. Even though all reference inquiries are supposed to be routed to Human Resources, someone might still be able to contact my former managers, who would not have good things to say about me. How should I handle this?” Nervous