Not every leader is a born interviewer. In fact, many a leader will admit they perform well in their own interview for a new position, but are not so good at identifying their own ideal candidates. A bad hire is expensive. A bad fit is costly to the morale of existing top performers. A candidate
Yes, IT happens. Equipment breaks. Computers go down. Power fails and floods are real. This week IT happened and water flooded the office. But what does a leader do when that kind of upheaval, disruption, and change occurs in any environment? In dire cases, there is no time for panic or emotions other than action.
Leaders who have ever criticized performance or a person, relived the reaction of the recipient and know criticism can have a quick and often lasting impact. Hence the invention of the term constructive criticism intended to create a lesser impact. Leaders who have received negative feedback, know the feeling from personal experience. Yet, the impact
While anyone can be a leader, not everyone is in that prized position with the official title and role. Perhaps it’s time for a promotion. But, how does one get that to happen exactly? More so than might be freely admitted, getting promoted is often less about time in position, expertise, and experience, and more
Being a manager means you track numbers, quotas, vacation days, attendance, and other tactical, measurable figures. Leadership is focusing on the people you have the privilege of leading while still keeping an eye and a handle on those figures that run the business, department, organization, or team and keep everyone employed and productive. Leadership is