Posts Tagged: #leadership

Can Introverts Be Leaders? It’s About Self-Awareness

People often think that introverts are at a disadvantage when it comes to trying to advance to leadership positions. The true test of our leadership potential is not found in our natural personality profile, or our introversion or extroversion. It’s about our ability to be self-aware and to use our awareness as a guide for… Read more »

Defining Democracy in the Public Workspace and Leading Change

As public administrators, we must work to remove artificial roadblocks, work cooperatively for the good of the citizens we serve and come together in the pursuit of common goals. It also helps to have passion, be champions for change, seek bottom-up solutions and provide concrete objectives and actions.

An Alternative to Worrying

As leaders moving through tumultuous or challenging times, our instinct is to reassure staff who are worried about uncertainty and potential problems that lie ahead. Although our intentions are good and our inclination is to help, we often want to come to the rescue. An alternative to being a fixer is to simply help our… Read more »