Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of The Leadership Challenge, state, “Getting extraordinary things done in organizations is hard work. People become exhausted, frustrated, and disenchanted. Leaders Encourage the Heart of their team members to carry on. They inspire others with courage and hope.” Wherever you sit on the organizational chart, I hope you choose to speak and show appreciation. View these two videos, The Power of Thank You
Integrity is not only important on a personal level; it is also vitally important at a workplace level. It is the foundation on which colleagues and coworkers build trust and interpersonal relationships. This is the focus of the Leadership Minute. To continue the conversation about what excites and concerns you about the change process, I encourage you to participate in one of our leadership development programs found on our website, www.chairacademy.com To download the Leade
Each year during the holiday season, we, as leaders, extend greetings to our team members, colleagues, and professional partners of happiness, cheer, gatherings, and best wishes for the new year. 2020 has presented a different story. With COVID-19, political divisions, social injustices, financial challenges, isolation, stress, and continued uncertainties, there has never been a more important time for a hopeful and helpful message—one of compassion, empathy and resilience
The lines of work and home are clearly crossed, with people logging more hours and increasing burnout levels. Bruce Daisley, author of Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job, identifies the effects of unhappiness at work and explores strategies for people to connect with their jobs again. He states, “At the end of the day, regardless of where you work and your title, satisfaction from a good job is the same; but leaders need to get real about burnout.