We’ve all heard buckle up, when the ride gets bumpy. Most of us have even said buckle up when things at work get tricky, but what happens when that mode becomes a habit? What happens when a leader is always bracing for impact? That leader develops dangerous habits. Whether it’s
If you’ve ever called someone a hot mess or been called a hot mess, you want to avoid that label as a leader. A hot mess is someone who for whatever reason, doesn’t have their stuff all together. He or she isn’t handling a situation at all well or he or she isn’t managing emotions well.
Slow down. Breathe. Be patient. Take it easy. Relax! If you’ve heard those words often, you’ve also probably heard the encouragement to avoid burnout. You’ve also likely found yourself getting stressed out at the very mention of such words that imply slowing down is better than being a speed demon.
If you’re not prepared to keep them challenged or forgive when they go off the reservation, your top performers and high achievers could prevent profit. It happens when the amount of time, drain, energy and effort they take to manage, costs more than their results producing advantage. Is your top
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