HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP YOU BE A STRONG LEADER

It is a pretty solid fact that your employees are using social media. Whether they post to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or the other up and coming sites, social media is here to stay. If you are not using it to your advantage, you are losing a great opportunity to connect with your team outside the […]

WHY GREAT LEADERS DELEGATE WHAT THEY DON’T DO BEST

Understanding yourself and your team is the first step in putting together a successful organization. Hopefully, you have surrounded yourself with the brightest people you could recruit, with diverse skills, education, interests, specialties, and experiences. By now, you have watched them work together and are beginning to see the dynamics between them. LET YOUR EMPLOYEES […]

ARE YOU A PEOPLE OR PROCESS-CENTRIC LEADER?

Leadership styles are as varied as the people who lead. When studying them, two basic types of leaders emerge. Which are you? If you are a people-centric leader, you will think about how to get the best from your team. You will be drawn to personality traits which are useful in accomplishing your goals. You […]

HOW TO MAKE UNCOMFORTABLE WORKPLACE CHANGES AND EARN THE RESPECT OF YOUR TEAM

Let’s face it; change is hard. “Uncomfortable workplace changes” is a title that applies to many of the changes that happen. We are creatures of habit. Our work is one of those areas where we take comfort in the steadiness. Even bad work situations are sometimes better to us than dealing with the discomfort of […]

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RIGHT AND LEFT-BRAINED LEADER

The obvious first question is, “What qualities do right and left brained individuals exhibit?” In general, left-brained people are logical and rational, while those who are heavily right-brained will show the creative and intuitive thinking patterns. Although most of us are a fusion of the two styles, our breakdown by percentage will define our leadership […]

LEADING MILLENNIAL’S IS LEADING THE FUTURE

The term “millennials” loosely describes those born between 1980 and 2000. Also known as Generation Y, this rising group of young people present a different set of challenges in leadership. Knowing how to address the changes will give you an upfront edge in taking your team forward. Understanding what makes them different is the first […]

CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM VS. HARMFUL CRITICISM

Constructive criticism should have a purpose, endpoint, or goal. Often the goal is to change a behavior and give direction as to the desired outcome. Harmful criticism often leaves the recipient certain of the disapproval of the one administering the diatribe; however, they may have no clue what is expected of them at the end […]

5 WAYS YOU CAN USE EXCESS KSAS FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION

More often than not, your employees have knowledge, skills and/or abilities that exceed their job requirements. These hidden talents can help your business prosper. Here are five things you can do to maximize the potential of KSA’s within your organization: Try Something New Use the Skills in Other Segments of Your Organization Support Different or […]