A key leadership skill is asking questions to help people effectively solve the problems they face. Good things happen when leaders ask questions, listen, and support effectively. Learn a proven process for coaching people through problem solving from Mary Jo Asmus, a professionally certified coach and award winning blogger. These are powerful questions that people-centered leaders should have in their toolbox.
When I say team building, how many of you roll your eyes or audibly grown? It is a common response. Here is a story of how a challenge from a leader led me to an answer that will make team building go away and trust building take over for your team as a critical team health activity.
Does technology improve our mental health and increase the health of our key relationships at work and at home? Here is some data meant for parents, but with an important impact on habits and key leadership skills.
I define facilitating as helping a team have a productive conversation. A big part of that is listening for language being used. Here are 5 words and two powerful follow-up questions to strengthen commitments.
Having a tough time with traction? A key leadership skill is assessing the mindset of your team. Here are some key questions based on the research by Carol Dweck and her book Mindset. It is not about being a good or bad person, it is about being effective at helping the team and company grow.
Communication is a critical leadership skill. Here is one reality to frame the conversation and three habits that will become skills if leaders commit to them. People-centered leaders make communication a priority and focus on it daily. Listen . . . Lead. Repeat often!
A positive attitude is infectious. Do you TGIM? Why not start the experiment today and continue it for the rest of the summer. Here is what it meant to one leader. This is a leadership lesson for everyone.
Learning + Doing = Growth. In an effort to support committed people-centered leaders here are my two articles on creating and managing gaps as leaders. I also include links to other favorite reads, and all of these are great summer reads because they are easy reads.
What is it anyway? Similar to Ken Blanchard's Situational Leadership style, People-Centered Leadership (PCL) views leadership as an influence process which involves working with people to accomplish both their goals and the goals of the organization. PCL is about...