The Five Characteristics of Resilient Leadership

No one is immune to setbacks and failures, but resilient leaders are better equipped to deal with them. They have five key characteristics that help them dust themselves off and keep moving forward. This article will discuss those five characteristics that scholars have identified as critical for resilient leadership. What exactly is resilience? The American Psychological Association (APA) defines resilience …

Planning Your Tomorrow In An Uncertain Today

As we slowly emerge from the pandemic years, we are dealing with high level of uncertainty in both employers and employees. Employers are seeing record rates of turnover – what some have called the “great Resignation” – and are redefining workspaces, investing in new technologies, creating trust-building initiatives at their companies. Employees are re-examining their own careers, from upskilling to …

TRUST IN THE FUTURE WORKPLACE

“Leadership is an Achievement of Trust” . . . . .  Peter Drucker The first article in our series on trust addressed why trust in the workplace is so important to create loyal, high-performing teams, which leads to better business for everyone. Next, we talked about ways managers and business leaders can create a culture of trust in their workplaces, …

BUILDING TRUST IN THE WORKPLACE

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” Ernest Hemingway Building a Culture of Trust The first article in our series on trust addressed why trust in the workplace is vital. In short, employees who trust their employers feel more committed, more supported by their bosses, and believe company leadership fairly allocates resources, …

How To Remain Objective And Focused In The Face Of Crisis

There is a new challenge at every turn in the journey of life. These days, especially, watching or listening to the news is an endless stream of negativity, feeding our anxiety and apprehension about the state of the world. Social media mimics more of the same. And it’s difficult to imagine getting control of life, but you have very little …

Planning For Successful Stress Management

There are many ways to manage stress. Naturally, some of the most appealing choices involve lying on white sandy beaches, and soaking in a warm bath. However, brushing up on your planning skills may be the more effective route. A recent international survey by Harvard psychologist Robert Epstein confirmed that planning was the single most powerful method for reducing stress …

Considering a Career Change? 4 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself

Planning for a Career When we leave school, college, or university, often we have no idea what we really want. We choose a job or career based on what our parents, friends, or career advisors say. Then, ten years on, we find ourselves in a mediocre situation, with a growing sense of disappointment and dissatisfaction about our work and our …

Trust: Why Does It Matter?

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” Stephen Covey, educator & author Trust: Why Does It Matter? In today’s dynamic economic world, trust among business leaders and employees is crucial for success—both for the company’s performance and employee satisfaction. Without trust in the workplace, employers …

Why You Must Start Reskilling and Upskilling Your Staff Now

It’s no secret that the workforce is changing, and new skills are needed to succeed. According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) study, one in three jobs is anticipated to be severely disrupted or eliminated in the following decade due to technological transformation. As a result, nearly half of all low-skilled jobs and a third of semi-skilled occupations may be lost. …

Five Reasons to Include Reskilling and Upskilling in Your Career Path Program

Every employee needs a career pathing strategy. Employees should explore different pathways to identify their skills, interests, and goals. Then they can determine the best future direction for themselves in terms of career growth within an organization or a specific department. Career pathing enables employees to more easily identify and transition into roles that align with their personal career goals …