I have had the pleasure of being a member of the Ken Blanchard Companies Coaching Division for 7 years. The company lives the model of building morale in an organization. Read this Tip by Randy Conley to learn more.
Effective leadership allows every voice to be heard. This Tip by Jill Geisler provides recommendations for working with extroverts and introverts.
Want to lead more successful teams? Become a more effective leader. This Tip by Sal Monastero gives you key steps to improve your team leadership abilities.
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.
There’s so much negative press about meetings and how they are a waste of time. I was intrigued when I read this week’s Tip by Jill Geisler about when meetings are beneficial.
The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines conflict as the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in a drama or fiction. I keyed in on the word drama. Many times when my clients share their feelings about conflict, it’s from a negative standpoint and filled with drama. This week’s Tip by Craig Runde and Tim Flanagan, provides ways to develop your competence in working with conflict. Conflict doesn’t have to involve drama when engaged in constructively.
“How do I share my ideas so that my team sees what I see?” James asked at the beginning of our coaching session last week. This week’s Tip by Peter Jensen discusses the importance of communicating using imagery to enhance performance.
When I am in the process of making a decision, I’m not always clear on what it is I want. Many times I get there by stating what I don’t want. This week’s Tip, by William Howatt, follows a similar process by providing behaviors that are not recommended for leaders. For those of you who are interested in what behaviors could guide you as a leader, I have provided in the Insights section below The Lone Ranger’s Creed.
David Cottrell says there are two types of people: high-energy performers and energy sappers. The ratio of energizers to sappers is important for the team to be successful. And it’s not a 1:1 ratio. Who is on your team?
If you are a manager/leader in an organization and feeling the challenges of working with Millenials, this article provides some sage advice. In fact, it may be useful information for working with any generation.