The Point: You knew it was coming, but you didn’t want to see it (let alone admit it once it happened!) Be it for purposes of production, professionalism, or personal reasons, firing associates should always be looked upon as a leaders final reproach. A reproach that must take into account the best … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Firing – 10 Tips!
The Point: While leadership isn’t a popularity contest, it isn’t an unpopularity contest either! There is much more to be gained than lost by being likeable as a leader. So in this post we’ll explore the leadership challenge of likeability and provide 5 tips so you can achieve the smiley face emoji … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Likeability – 5 Tips!
The Point: No matter how much you’ve tried for a successful outcome (Diagnosed the problem from multiple perspectives, researched potential solutions, spent thousands of dollars, etc.), sometimes you simply have to accept that failure is an option. In this post, we’ll explore the leadership … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Acceptance – 3 Tips!
The Point: If you are attempting to build leadership in your organization, you know just how difficult that can be. Who to select, what to instruct, and how to verify lessons learned/implemented are amongst the leading-edge decision points to be made for a successful leadership development program. … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Deconstruction – 5 Tips!
The Point: If you’re a leader undoubtedly you’ve come to the decision tree in the process map of leadership several times… Decide correctly and fame/fortune await you, but decide incorrectly and failure awaits. In this post, we’ll examine the leadership challenge of poor decisions and provide 5 tips … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Poor Decisions – 5 Tips!
The Point: A well functioning team lead by a solid leader has much to be thankful for, akin to the thought that “success” has many fathers while “failure” would appear to be an orphan. So it begs the question what happens when results aren’t accomplished, workloads not distributed equally, and … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Gratitude – 3 Tips!
The Point: If you deal with salespeople, or anyone in the workplace, you know that they have probably at some point lied to you in order to persuade you/your team to take action they desire. In this post, we’ll explore how to deal effectively with liars in the workplace as well as 5 tips to overcome … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Lying – 5 Tips!
The Point: If you/your organization rely on external experts to develop transformative products so as to (1) better understand how people think and use your products/services or (2) aim to benefit from external expertise as a strategic extension of your resources you probably understand that agile, … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Agile Talent – 3 Tips!