Good leadership skills encourage people to follow your vision. Who are the inspiring leaders in your life? Who have you wanted to follow at work or play? Which leaders make you want to part of the group? Have you ever left a group that was run poorly? Continue reading
What is the most important leadership principle? Sustainability – it includes all other leadership principles. Short term fixes are always everyone’s undoing in the long-run.
Unfortunately, the rewards for the current leader are usually for short term results rather than long term viability. He or she will also be dealing with the fall out from previous leader’s short term fixes. Continue reading
One of the biggest problems with leadership skill training is the tiny amount of skill that makes it past the training room. Research suggests that as little as 15% of formal training in fact gets transferred to the work place… Continue reading
Leadership theory is an important part of our everyday experience. In almost every element of our lives, there is a leader. Whether at work, play, or home, leadership is involved in one way or another. Sometimes we even get to lead ourselves. Over the past few decades, multiple leadership theories have evolved and been used to guide behavior. Continue reading
Leadership traits are distinguishing qualities that enable us to lead effectively. Once we thought that some were born with leadership characteristics and that was the end of it.
A trait is an aspect of your character, or a quality of… Continue reading
What if the situation rather than your personality or talents, determined your management style? Does the very thought of being a different kind of manager make you nervous? These questions and more are at the heart of situational leadership.
It… Continue reading
Effective leadership skill can tangibly affect a businesses bottom line. Research suggests that 20-30% of business performance relates to how people feel about working for a company. Good leadership is responsible for 50-70% of this feeling (1). Other research from… Continue reading
Not learning how to manage money can be devastating. Spending more than you earn is so easy to do. The small amounts seem so trivial and yet they can end up being really big amounts.
That five dollar coffee in… Continue reading
We all have exactly the same amount of time, yet some of us seem to know how to manage time and get so much more done than others with barely enough time to cover the basics of life. Continue reading