To me, servant leadership is the only way to guarantee great relationships and great results. Why? When you treat your people well—catch them doing things right, praise them when they are doing well, and redirect them when they get off track; when you empower them to bring their brains to work and make decisions—they will […]
So here’s an idea: since you’re the top dog, it’s time to actually lead like a dog. Dogs naturally have many of the attributes that separate leaders from the rest of the pack: loyalty, perseverance, friendship, teamwork, honesty, bravery, ingenuity, playfulness, curiosity and an unflagging desire for more information.
There is a misconception that presence is the ability to command a room, to be the loudest voice. But presence comes from having the capacity to understand and feel what another person is experiencing by putting yourself into the other person’s frame of reference, and fully engaging in that moment, practicing mindful listening, and ignoring […]
To build teams and foster collaboration, leaders need to hone a supplementary skill: Asking for help. In the present-day workplace, a leader is only as good as their network. But the basic skill of making a request is not enough: how you go about asking for help can make or break your business relationships and […]
The current public personas of people whom we would title “leaders” are a far cry from the model Robert Greenleaf developed during his 40 years with American Telephone and Telegraph (now AT&T). Learn how he created servant leadership and what it means to be a servant leader.
Does the old marketing saying, “People buy on emotion and then justify the buy rationally,” apply to CEOs, C-suite executives, and senior executives?
Strategically choosing to mentor an employee requires serious consideration on your part. Whom do you choose? When do you offer the guidance? How do you see your business growing in the future?
In this article you will learn four keys to using corporate communication wisely so that it is intentional rather than reactionary. A true leader works diligently to craft clear and compelling communication.
Gratitude has an important place in our professional lives as well as our personal environments, and leaders who practice expressing thanks will enhance their own credibility and encourage others to follow suit.
This article identifies five stages that comprise a vision statement development cycle, based on interviews with 30 leaders including CEOs, Presidents, and founders of successful companies, on the process they used to write their vision statement