The Gallup 12 questions survey provides great insights into what engages us all at work. In this article I also provide links to resources for action.
Empathy in leadership is getting a lot of attention, particularly during these challenging times. The consensus is that empathy is essential, ‘the future of leadership’.
The spaghetti and marshmallow tower challenge is a fun activity for you and your team, and it has some profound learning points too.
Giving instructions to your team should be simple, right? Just tell them what to do, make sure they’re clear, send them on their way.
Imagine you’re driving with your eyes closed. That’s what it’s like to work without feedback. You’ve no idea if you’re on the right track, or heading for disaster.
Most of the articles I’ve read about the pros and cons of servant leadership are pretty superficial (and sometime misjudged!). They list things like: ‘decisions are made in the best interests of the organization’ (a pro) but ‘decisions take longer’ (a con).