When we receive feedback, we tend to lose our confidence. It doesn’t matter if the feedback is constructive or negative. Either way, it impacts us and makes us doubt ourselves.Read More
How good is your organization at developing effective leaders? That question leads us to a second one: How effective are your leadership development programs?
You’ve read the studies, reports and articles about employee engagement. They all say one thing: When employees are engaged, they are productive. You can track productivity over the long-term, but what does that mean on a daily basis? What signs should you look for?Read More
Here’s some good news: 90% of millennials want to grow their careers with their current companies.
What can you do to help a millennial grow as a leader?Read More
Did you know that 79% of employees quit their jobs because they do not feel appreciated? As I write this, unemployment levels in the US are extremely low. If one of your top performers quits, it’s going to be hard – or even impossible – to replace them.
So, how are you appreciating your employees? If you think you could improve, here are seven ways to show appreciation:Read More
What are two things you want to accomplish this year? One can be personal and one professional. Write them down! Make sure you put those goals in a visible place that is front and center.Read More
I was at a luncheon two weeks ago, and a friend said to me, “I looked at my Word of the Year card yesterday and realized I achieved both of my goals this year!” The smile on her face could not have been bigger. What a great feeling to achieve goals!
If achieving not one but two big goals in a year sounds like a pipe-dream, here’s a little secret for you: It’s all about the power of intention.Read More
When I talk about my word of the year and setting goals, people often ask me what comes first – the word or the goal. There is no right answer. Both are important, so it doesn’t matter which comes first. Some years, I start with the word. Some years, I start with the goals.
What is important is clarity.Read More
Are you a transactional or transformational leader? This is a quick self-assessment, and there are no wrong answers.Read More
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. We’ve been hearing this since John Gray published his famous book in 1992 (yes, it was that long ago!). As it turns out, his argument is true when it comes to emotional intelligence (EQ).Read More
It’s one thing to know what Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is, but it’s another thing to take an assessment and know your score (both overall and for each component).Read More