One of my LinkedIn contacts posted this image a few days ago. If authenticity is as important a value to…
I was recently reading Harvard Business Review’s management tip of the day entitled ‘Define what a meaningful job means to…
We often look up to people beyond us – in age or status – for inspiration, direction, an example to follow. What if, for a moment, we tried turning our attention the other way? Perhaps even to those going through a phase of disorientation and change?
Can you think of a goal you’ve had for which you were so motivated, only to find yourself losing that eagerness overtime? What made that strong desire you initially had burning for this goal, simply disappear? I bet you, it was one of two reasons.
You may have heard the saying ‘people join an organisation but leave a leader’. Leaders have a tremendous impact on a business’ employee engagement and retention and one of the skills they must develop is communication.
A new year means to me a great opportunity to reflect on my 2014 accomplishments and 2015 priorities…
With one foot on a small hold, the other hanging on the wall, and my next move looking incredibly difficult, falling seemed to be the unavoidable outcome. So there came a very scary question: “Am I good enough?”
Have you ever gone into a conversation with a specific mindset, only to come out of it realising you had just been skilfully convinced of the opposite? Being able to influence others while making them feel valued and respected is such an art – and one worth mastering particularly for managers and leaders.
You have probably heard the expression ‘fake it til you make it’ – or in other words, pretend to be who you wish to become, until you can say you really are that person. I would suggest that ‘work on it til you make it’ might be a more accurate expression. But how does one actually ‘work on’ becoming something new?
Have leaders made a conscious decision to follow a path that would lead them to their position or is leadership the unplanned consequence of a series of events?