Leaders strive to create a culture of teamwork. What strategies do they look for to identify, hire, and cultivate talent? Let’s discuss ways to find ideal team player in this 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 Leadership Minute in slideshow format: Click here
UNLEASHED: The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You. Frances Frei and Anne Morriss (2020, Kindle Edition) In Unleashed, authors Frances Frei, a Harvard Business School professor, and Anne Morris, a highly acclaimed leadership coach, argue that leadership, at its core, is about empowering other people. Through use of inspiring stories that are grounded in leadership theory and practice, the authors demonstrate how leaders can effectively create the con
Leaders often say YES to many requests because it is their default. It is uncomfortable to say no and disappoint a team member or colleague who is making the request. But what happens when you say yes to a request that is not aligned with your top priorities? You probably risk overloading yourself. Let’s consider ways to gently, yet powerfully, say NO. When someone makes a request, do not respond immediately. Determine whether the request is one you want to take on. Before
High performers have mastered their current work, and if they keep doing the same thing on their own little island, they can grow bored. Invest in your high performers by helping them take on new challenges and responsibilities. For more information on how to invest in your high performers, read The Secrets to keeping your high performers around for a long time.