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Leaders - Are you ensuring information is flowing in the organization?

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If not, your goals and the strategy of the organization can’t be accomplished.

As an organization grows, especially one that grows rapidly, the flowing of information between leadership and employees becomes limited. When the organizations are smaller, information flows much more easily and freely from throughout the organization; leaders share more regularly and collaborate throughout […]

Encourage Your Employees’ Hearts

The best leaders in any organization encourage their employees’ hearts. This is one of the five practices of exemplary leadership shared by James Kouzes and Barry Posner in the book, The Leadership Challenge, 5th Edition.

We encourage the hearts of our employees when we recognize their efforts and contributions to the organization. We acknowledge […]

Tailoring Your Leadership Style to Your Employees

It’s so simple and makes a great impact!

The most effective leaders understand what style of management works for their direct reports. Too often, however, I see more of a selfish style of leadership. Meaning – I’ll lead as I want to and you (my employee) better adjust. Wrong and ineffective and it does not […]

How Are You Motivating and Inspiring Your Teams in Challenging Times?

We are all faced with challenging times and, likely, you are leading a team that is reduced in size with even more work to be accomplished to meet organizational goals and compete effectively in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace. How you motivate and inspire your teams in these challenging times makes all the difference […]

5 Simple Ways to Increase Trust with Your Employees

One of the issues that comes up when I conduct employee engagement surveys among some clients is a lack of trust with senior leadership. Employees often feel as if they do not know everything that is going on and that leadership keeps information quiet and shares little. In some cases this has been quite accurate; […]