Beliefs Backing Leaders into a Corner

Beliefs Backing Leaders into a Corner

Leaders in the role for more than a minute, all know that teaching and doing are entirely different. Yet, in recent Monday Moments we’ve talked about the benefits of teaching employees to fail and learn faster, while we’ve ignored teaching leaders to stop backing themselves into proverbial failure corners. These are the tight spots and… read more

When Leaders Should Go Fish!

When Leaders Should Go Fish!

Sometimes we just need to keep it simple. Office issues and people development have become complex topics and most leaders are merely trying to keep their heads above water. Then we throw in authenticity or tell leaders to be even more authentic and the wheels fall off. Think of what you did as a kid… read more

The 5 People Skills You’re Likely Not Using

The 5 People Skills You’re Likely Not Using

Leaders are indeed human and because of that they’re all different. Some have an abundance of stereotypical people skills and some would prefer not talking to people at all. Both benefit from using said people skills when working with the people they have the privilege of leading, but knowing about those skills, knowing they are… read more

Lose Your People Password?

Lose Your People Password?

Most leaders will admit to having lost their patience or even their cool a time or two, but their password? Their password to people, no less? If only people were that easy. A simple user name and password and we’d unlock the system, and all would be smooth sailing. People clearly aren’t software systems. Slightly… read more

3 Keys to Keeping Happy Leaders

3 Keys to Keeping Happy Leaders

In many organizations, from law enforcement to utilities to corporate America, recruitment and retention challenges are rising. How do we find good people and once we have ‘em, how do we keep them? It’s a common question and one most commonly answered with a request for an increased budget. But, not every organization has infinitely… read more

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