Can you lead your team to success?

Executives, leaders, and managers are facing tough decisions as we return to work. Newly appointed and seasoned leaders must assess their teams, find the gaps, and fill open positions. Adding to the complexity is the critical task of identifying those who would be better served in a different capacity, often times outside the team or organization. This requires an intricate …

MAJOR BARRIERS TO CRITICAL THINKING

Critical thinking is essential to using your overall experience, background, common sense and other attributes to become more aware of how your efforts for success are being spent.  Critical thinking is a key component to becoming a successful leader and employee.  When you have barriers to the critical thinking process, it can seriously harm your ability to move forward. When …

Helpful Learning Resources for Leaders

Do you want to become the kind of leader who inspires others? Are you ready to achieve impressive results for your company? Making a commitment to continue to learn is the key to success as a leader, and these resources will help you along your learning journey!  Best Books to Read  Proactive leaders are always reading — you can learn …

How You Treat Others Is More Important Than What You Know

 “The people with the greatest love, not the most information, will influence us to change.”- Bob Goff Bob Goff is the New York Times best-selling author of the book Love Does. His quote reminds us that it isn’t what you know that matters as much as how you behave. You may have all the knowledge in the world on important …

Break these three bad habits to become a better leader

Some people are focused to becoming a leader.  They want to be in a leadership role and take charge. Other people find themselves in leadership roles reluctantly. They don’t necessarily see themselves as leaders but circumstances or necessity dictates that they’ve got to step up and lead. Either way, both potential leaders bring more than positive skills to the plate. …

Leading At Work, Leading At Home

Being a leader isn’t something you take on and off like a coat. Leadership skills and operating from a leadership perspective is something leaders do on and off duty. That’s because the skill sets that make a great leader also make great: Spouses Parents Community partners Volunteers AND Mentors Great leaders don’t go to work and put on their leadership …

WAYS TO LOWER STRESS AT WORK AND LEAD BY EXAMPLE

Having a career, co-workers, and customers means that you have a particular kind of stress. Unlike much of the stress in other areas of your life, professional stress is often based on the expectations of others. With that in mind, it’s important that you find healthy and productive ways to channel that stress. You’ll also want to lower your stress …

6 Ways Leadership Skills Benefit Every Aspect of Life

Leadership skills are important for becoming a leader, at the same time, these very same skills can enhance your personal life.  In other words, many of the skills that are important for being a successful leader can also help you to live a healthier, happier, and more personally rewarding life. A More Organized Life Being a leader requires great organizational …