If you want to be seen as a leader, you have to stop doing the things that aren’t in your wheelhouse or don’t need you, just need someone. This was a hard lesson for me to learn, so if you are still a person who thinks they need to do everything in order to be seen as a leader,
The glory of being an Agile Leader is that you only have one job — to take the blocks out of the process for the team. Once the team is considered a functioning Agile team, your leadership job is only to remove blocks that are in the way.
High-performers are often hungry to get better and learn more. It’s one of the reasons we love them and it’s one of the reasons leaders have to up their game too.
Being emotionally intelligent means being able to step into someone else’s shoes, focus on solutions, and generally being able to manage one’s emotions. There are a lot of parts to emotional intelligence, but there is one indicator that truly shows emotional intelligence…
A study done by Kronos Incorporated, shows that 87% of Human Resources Leaders are highly concerned over employee retention. For good reason too, since the cost to replace one of your employees is estimated to cost employers anywhere from 33% to 200% of that employee’s annual salary. So losing one employee can actually be the same cost as 2 happy, productive employees.
The reason is that Mind Maps are the number one tool to energize and inspire team communication while drawing together all the steps to meet objectives. In other words, Mind Maps are easy to use, flexible and adaptable to just about anywhere in your business that you need to organize and communicate information – creatively.
Leadership can be stressful. Managing projects, people, budgets and more can pile up and feel overwhelming. We can get stuck following our calendar or our to-do lists and forget to check in with ourselves or take a break.
People will likely be the most unpredictable factor in your business. You can pick all the right people, provide a great atmosphere and still have struggles among people in the workplace. It can be frustrating when you know you have carefully picked a team with complimentary skills that should fit well together, but there is still friction.
Perhaps the most essential skills to be a leader is learning to lean into growth. In order to continue leading, you have to stay ahead and growth is the foundation. Unfortunately, growing is not a comfortable place to be in and many of us have an adversity to discomfort. Why it’s important to remain uncomfortable […]
In our culture, we often teach our kids to do well in school so they can get into a good college and become the leader they want to be – whether that is in business, politics, medicine or any other industry. The problem scientists are finding is that the success of a leader comes from […]