Safety around water is important because the risk is real, and a drowning victim has a name. This lesson hit me during a recent swimming lesson, and it has application in leadership development. What do new leaders need? A lifeguard of sorts – called leadership development, an on-boarding plan, or a mentor.
Want to develop as a leader? Focus on these three adjectives
Use these three adjectives to drive and measure your efforts to develop as a leader.
TrustBUSTER™ #7 – Values individual success over team goals
This explores TrustBUSTER™ #7, which is valuing individual success over team goals. This is an issue largely for people who see focus first on getting the work done. Explore this TrustBUSTER™ and learn three things a leader can do to help make this problem go away.
Listening at growth companies . . . avoiding TrustBUSTER™ #5
Listening at growth companies – avoiding TrustBUSTER™ #5 using some wisdom from author Verne Harnish.
Here is what I think. . . TrustBUSTER™ #5 – Tells a lot, listens very little
TrustBUSTER™ #5 – Tells a lot, listens very little. What is this and how does it relate to leadership and how organizations operate. What are the top 3 listening times for leaders? Where does the employee survey fit into all of this?
B Players: 3 Things Leaders Can Do to Energize Them
Getting B players to get more involved in the business is easier than putting a man on the moon. It might even be easier than setting up a new Facebook account for some of us. Here are three things that will help ignite the solid performers on your team and improve the performance of your business.
Is it possible to hire all A players? Three Realities
Everyone wants to hire the best people. It is hard to argue with the strategy, but is it really possible and is it the best strategy. This addresses the realities of that strategy for organizations who want to do it but might be struggling with the results of their efforts or just want to figure out where to start.