Recognition is something that everyone desires and seeks when they perform on and off the job. Recognition helps us meet a significant ego need we all have. When our performance also meets our personal needs, our motivation to continue good performance is significantly increased. By combining recognition with any of these tools it serves as… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership
There is no “right” way to be a great leader or manager, but you don’t have to be in a formal supervisory role to provide leadership to your team or your organization.
Millennials have been active in the workforce some time now, and they are moving into management and leadership roles in government and in private sector. With the advent of the millennial leader, expect changes. A new generation almost always means new rules.
Encouraging accountability within your organization has a number of benefits. But, as you’ll learn from the 10 tips here, punishment isn’t the greatest motivator to encourage accountability. Instead, you’ll want to develop an environment within your team or office that supports accountability.
Everyone uses tools. They are designed to make you more efficient or help you create products with higher quality. Using “tools” in your leadership role involves the same concept.
On average, an adult needs to hear the same thing three times from three different sources to truly understand/internalize that knowledge. The meaning/message in the feedback is dependent on how the person speaking is communicating the information, AND how the person receiving the communication is interpreting the information, so providing effective feedback is very important… Read more »
Role models can be a source of inspiration and encouragement. When you think about who inspires you, you may think about their accomplishments, character and how they approach challenges. We hope to learn from these pioneering individuals and draw from their experiences in our own work.
Collaborative leadership has been described as “the intentional and skillful management of relationships that enables others to succeed individually while accomplishing a collective goal.”
No matter how savvy, smart, and cooperative your team, challenges can shake up any rhythm, discourage those involved, and derail progress. Resilience is the secret to learning from mistakes and growing stronger after a major challenge. Building resilience starts with team culture.
We’ve probably all been a part of difficult conversations that went spectacularly wrong. There were meltdowns, hard feelings – maybe even ruined relationships. Because of this it can be hard to want to bring up a difficult subject when the need arises. We brace ourselves for confrontation, and put off the conversation as long as… Read more »