The Hidden Power of Employee Development
Have you ever heard anyone say that the training and development function is critical to the success of their business? That it would increase profits? Improve efficiency? Was indispensable?
First Know Yourself, then Your Team
Understanding how an organisation works is not enough. To be truly effective, a leader must understand the reactions of people around them.
Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word
(Harvard Business Review, 13.08.14)
Human beings are profoundly social—we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are just not strong or scary enough.
8 Leadership Mistakes that Others Made so You Don’t Have To
Credibility is hard to establish and even easier to lose. The sad truth is I’ve seen really good leaders lose the confidence and credibility of their teams by making well-intentioned and innocent mistakes. I’m not talking about the big stuff like lack of follow-through or breaking commitments, but the subtle shifts that undermine all the trust you’re working to build. Don’t fall into these traps.
“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” —Max De Pree