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Today, more than ever, an appreciation of the richness of foreign languages can guide those in and around government. Three German words, if embraced by government officials, can transform policy and politics.
While we are not out of the woods with COVID-19 yet, many organizations are beginning to plan for gradual return to office work. For some employees, this will be a welcome relief from the isolation of remote work. But, for others, it will be a disruption that could feel even bigger than the shift to… Read more »
Taking on a leadership role in a new organization can be tough in the best times and even tougher when things are uncertain and volatile. But, with a focused and intentional approach, you can make a significant positive impact that sets the stage for long term success in your new role.
During this time, the right thing for leaders to do is to communicate and ensure the wellbeing of their team. But what should that communication look like?
While preventing disengagement is good, inspiring active engagement is even better. The most powerful way to inspire engagement of a workforce is to draw upon the passion that resides within your team.
According to Gallup, approximately two-thirds of the US workforce is not engaged. Simply put, these employees are going through the motions. I refer to these individuals as “Zombies in the Workforce.”
While you are at home trying to work, there are two character traits that will make it a little more bearable: being adaptable, and being available.
Buying a house has shown me that leadership skills can be found in unexpected places. Where can you hone your leadership skills outside the office?
During times of crisis, employees need an environment where it is not only OK — but regularly communicated and demonstrated — that they can ask for help.