How to Use the Power of Influence (9/20/2017) Posted in: Authenticity, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Influence, Leadership, Vision - Ultimately, leadership is influence. We all influence each other, every day, one way or another. Great leaders influence the behavior of others ethically and intentionally to create value and make a contribution. They understand influence is at the core of all the work they do. At its essence, you want to influence others to create […]
Executive Leaders Connect with Others (9/18/2017) Posted in: Authenticity, Business Performance, Communication, Employee Development, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Listening, Teambuilding - The Wall Street Journal reported that the executives identified as “high achievers” cared about both people and profits. Average achievers focused on production, and low achievers were most concerned about themselves. Building relationships with people can also build success. Plus, having real relationships makes going to work every day far more enjoyable. You don’t have […]
Why Executive Leaders Set Clear Objectives (9/14/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Awareness, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Recognition, Teambuilding, Vision - Clarity is an important factor to the success of a leader, a team and an organization. If people aren’t clear about their role and what they’re supposed to be doing every day, they will swirl and become less and less effective. To progress toward your vision, you need a clear roadmap and that includes objectives. […]
Set Clear Expectations for Best Results (8/30/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Awareness, Business Performance, Communication, Employee Development, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Recognition, Teambuilding, Vision - While clear communication is important in everything you do as a leader, one aspect that deserves special attention is setting expectations. It’s an area many executives take for granted when they assume people understand what’s expected or when they think they don’t need to explicitly communicate expectations. Your role as a leader is to set […]
How Do You Respond to Change? (7/26/2017) Posted in: Awareness, Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Learning, Problem Solving - In today’s business world, not only is change the norm, but the speed of change continues to accelerate. Dealing with change and leading others through change can be challenging, and resilience can help you rise to the challenge.
The 3 Keys to Staying Centered for Executive Leaders (7/21/2017) Posted in: Awareness, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Focus, Leadership - People model their leaders. If you stay calm and centered, they are more likely to do the same (although a few of them will still panic).
Executives Lead Themselves First (7/6/2017) Posted in: Authenticity, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Recognition - Before we can lead others, we must first be able to lead ourselves. Because if we’re not willing to do the work needed to continually grow and excel, our teams won’t either.
Executives Build Leadership Credibility by Honoring Their Values (6/23/2017) Posted in: Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership - Sometimes leaders say they value something, but their actions don’t reflect it. When we honor our values, we build credibility, integrity, and trust.
3 Tips for Executive Managers to Effectively Manage Conflict (4/6/2017) Posted in: Authenticity, Awareness, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Problem Solving - An executive leader effectively manages conflict to improve self-awareness and teamwork.