Guest Post by Bill Treasurer
Leadership: It’s amazing how complicated leadership “experts” have made the topic. I know because I am one of them. I am a senior ranking officer in what can only be called the Legion of Leadership Complexifiers (the LLC).
We members of the LLC make our livelihood . . . → Read More: Simplify Leadership and Focus on What’s Essential
Guest Post by Jennifer B. Kahnweiler
I am delighted to host this guest post by my colleague Jennifer Kahnweiller in celebration of the launch of her excellent new book Quiet Influence: The Introvert”s Guide to Making a Difference. Jennifer is recognized world-wide as the “go-to” expert on the power . . . → Read More: Introverts: 6 Ways to Maximize Your Natural Strengths
Guest Post by Dennis Bakke
“The meanest company in America,” Businessweek called Dish Network in a scathing feature last month. What struck me most after reading the article was the description of co-founder Charlie Ergen’s management style as “pounding people into submission.” Former president Michael Neuman resigned after eight months, and Dish lost yet . . . → Read More: A flawed, even fatal, strategy: Leaders who make all the decisions
I first became aware of Les Hayman in July 2012 when I read his excellent guest post for Gurprriet Siingh – “Transforming HR – How a CEO did it.” Les was uniquely qualified to write this post. Having served as Chairman and CEO of SAP EMEA (Europe, ME, and Africa) . . . → Read More: What I Wish I Knew as a CEO That I Learned Later in HR
Guest post by Steven Snyder
Leadership is often a struggle. Yet we can be brainwashed by western culture into thinking that struggle is inherently bad, a stigma that gets in the way when we find ourselves facing difficult or challenging times. Fears take over, leaving us embarrassed or ashamed, or even . . . → Read More: Embrace Struggle as an Art to be Mastered
Guest Post by Mark Miller
There was a lot in the news this week about a ship adrift at sea – its passengers stranded. The ship drifted 90 miles in one night, pushed by the currents. Have you ever been on a team that felt like it was moving but not . . . → Read More: Teams Do Not Drift to Greatness
Guest Post by Don Maruska and Jay Perry
Pursuing a second career in a different field can be either an opportunity for excitement and fulfillment or a nightmare. These three critical actions will help you succeed.
1. Think it through – not just on your own but with someone . . . → Read More: Are You Ready for Your “Second Act”?
Guest post by David O’Brien
Ray was quite frustrated with his team and their apparent lack of engagement. After listening for almost 15 minutes to a litany of problems caused by their carelessness and lack of follow through, I asked what he wanted. He explained that he was inundated with multiple demands . . . → Read More: Employee Engagement –It’s Not About Them, It’s About You
Guest Post by Julie Winkle Giulioni
Recently Forbes Magazine cited a study reporting that a majority of employees are dissatisfied and that “many feel stuck in their jobs, unable to consider a career move even if they’re unhappy.”
This is not good news if employers want an upbeat and engaged workforce. The article concluded . . . → Read More: 3 Tips for Career Conversations That Energize and Engage Employees
Guest post by Joel Garfinkle
Why would you want to increase your visibility at work?
Why not just let your work speak for yourself?
You can’t expect to get ahead if people don’t notice you.
…and it’s never safe to assume that decision-makers are aware of your accomplishments.
. . . → Read More: 6 Tips to Increase Your Visibility at Work Without “Self-Promoting”