If as a leader you are spending a lot of your time in efforts to convince people to do what you want them to do, you are probably wasting your words and your time.
You may be giving great evidence.
Your arguments might be solid and unbeatable.
But. . . Continue reading »
It’s the time of year in the US when we all remember to give thanks for our many blessings. It’s a good practice, but seems incredible to me that we have designated only one day a year to giving thanks!
According to Cicero, "Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent of all others." Multiple studies have shown the correlation between gratitude and increased wellbeing not only for the individual but for all people involved. . . Continue reading »
In our society, we often want more of everything: more money, more gadgets, more clothes, more shoes, more aps for your smart phone, more hours in the day, more success, you name it! The problem is that many times after you get more, you still want more. Continue reading »
Most workplaces I visit acknowledge the need for open communication. In some, this is even part of their written values. Yet, in those same places I often hear people say that lack of open communication is one of the main problems they face. What is going on?
In my experience, there is one issue that is often overlooked. If you want to promote and facilitate open communication, you have to build a safe place. What does a safe place for communication feels like? Continue reading »