Many of my clients participate in teams, often as the lead. They are always looking for ways to keep participants engaged and energized. This week’s Tip by Simon Tyler provides some great questions to ask the team in order to increase their success.
It’s been hot here in the Boston area this summer. In this heat, it’s easy to have tempers rise, too. To stay cool, read this week’s Tip, by Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith, that provides multiple steps to minimize conflict.
As a leader, you are on the front line – all of the time. People are watching you to see how you react and respond to situations. One of the key traits of leadership is your ability to bounce back, to be resilient, to keep moving when things get tough. In this week’s Tip, Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch share great ideas on how to develop your resiliency.
Each of us has a great amount of wisdom in ourselves. This week’s Tip is a reminder of how to tap into that knowing to be more effective at work.
I love this week’s Tip by Steve Straus. It flipped my viewpoint on uncertainty with the vision of the child at play. How about you?
In our last Tip we talked about how “shoulds” could get in the way of moving forward, growing and seeing that you have options. This week’s Tip by Owen Allen, takes you to the next step by outlining a process for making the best choice.
When I first start working with a client I hear a lot of “shoulds.” And in fact, I catch myself using the term when I’m in the process of making a decision. This week’s Tip is an invitation to consider where “shoulds” are no longer working for you and what you can do about it.
My office phone rang and it was a client looking for some information. Happy to help! As I hung up, my cell phone rang. Telemarketer. Remove me from your call list, please. Both calls were interruptions and unanticipated events. The former a good one, the second not. If you want a strategy for dealing with time wasting kind of interruptions such as the latter example, read this week’s Tip by Donald Wetmore.
Are you decisive or indecisive? If your answer is that it depends on the situation, you need to think about the impact of that answer. In this week’s Tip, Sal Monastero shares the ramifications of being a definite maybe.
As a business leader, you can sometimes get impatient with the person across the table from you if they talk too slowly or take too long to get to the point. Your communication habit can have an adverse effect on your business. This week, Loren Ekroth shares how your habits can impact others and how to change those habits.