Glenn Llopis’ incredibly popular post in Forbes back in February listed 15 things leaders do, automatically every day. I thought is was worth highlighting 5 of these things as a reminder (and 15 are just too many for me!): 1. Make Others Feel Safe to Speak-Up. Many times leaders intimidate [...]Read more Top 5 Things the Most Successful Leaders Do, Every Day.
I wish I had written the recent blog post that inc.com published on the Power of I Don’t Know. There isn’t a coaching engagement I can remember where getting a leader comfortable with saying these 3 little words wasn’t at the crux of some of the discussions. And yet, saying them puts you in a [...]Read more One Powerful Leadership Statement: I Don’t Know.
Soft skills get a bad rap. Yet in 2013, more organizations are requiring training on soft skills than ever before. “Companies have moved away from the ‘command and control’ decision-making style. Managing day-to-day decisions takes away [leaders’] perspective and [...]Read more 3 Soft Skills to Keep You at the Top of Your Leadership Game.
As it nears my Dad, Tom’s, 2 year anniversary of his passing, I have been reflecting on being remembered. As leaders in stressful, pressure-cooker environments, when it’s all about the next idea, increased profit margin, or cost-cutting programs, I was wondering how we think about our [...]Read more How Will You Be Remembered?
When Was Last Time You Wrote a Thank You Note? This week I was grateful to receive 2 hand-written thank you notes. They were from people I had met with over the last several months. Both wrote to thank me for my ability to spend time, be caring, and kind to them. I’m not sure […]Read more 3 Elements of a Hand-written Thank You Note.
There are ways to thrive as an introvert especially as a leader. Read about 3 ways to make things easier.Read more 3 Ways Leaders Can Thrive as Introverts.
In Oracle’s recent article on Driving Successful Human Resources Leadership, today’s CEOs and executives maintain that there are three key components to a successful business: 1) you have to have the right strategy, 2) you have to have the operations in place to execute that strategy, and [...]Read more Does Human Resources Provide Value to CEO’s?