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
For more than two decades, I’ve talked about leadership as a concept with three categories. One should first be yourself, then lead yourself well, before one really has any business leading others. This means efforts to maintain authenticity have tremendous value in building your leadership foundation.
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 who
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,
Let's face it. For leaders there are questions, boxes, ideas, people, and issues to keep up with daily. Yet, this post is about dangers and avoiding them in the face of all those elements, at all costs. Well, costs are relative, so is the concept of danger. Perhaps it’s best to suggest, and clarify,
One of the most common reasons employees quit is they feel their boss doesn’t value them or like them. Yet, tremendous confusion ensues when a leader evaluates employee contributions based on opinions, assumptions, and poorly placed labels. The perception of a lack of value and lack of love can