Tag: Leadership

Winning, Leading and Developing People
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Winning, Leading and Developing People

Robert Luther “Lute” Olson was the head coach of the University of Arizona’s men’s basketball team for 25 years. Respected both on and off the court, Lute’s long career boasted many achievements, including his impressive record of 700+ victories and his inductions into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall...

Leader, I See You
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Leader, I See You

Leader, I see you. I coach leaders, and I have the privilege to witness many of you who are rising above the challenge to provide extraordinary support and leadership to their teams. Maybe you’re a leader in health care at the front line who is consumed with preparation or community response. Perhaps you’re a leader...

Successful Strategies for Leading Remote Teams
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Successful Strategies for Leading Remote Teams

It is likely you are already leading some or all of a team remotely. Creating the most successful environment possible for your team requires intentionality and thoughtfulness — much more intentionality than when you are physically in the same office as your team. How can you remain a supportive, helpful, communicative leader even when you...

How to Handle a Boss from a Younger Generation – A Guide for the Senior Employee
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How to Handle a Boss from a Younger Generation – A Guide for the Senior Employee

The workplace is rapidly changing, and one of the reasons is because of the generational diversity that we encounter today at work. The Baby Boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) is retiring later and working longer, while the Millennial generation (born between 1980 and 1996) is exponentially growing and gradually becoming the largest demographic...

The Best Managers Cultivate Relationships
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The Best Managers Cultivate Relationships

“Will you be my Valentine?” is an invitation to enter or reaffirm a relationship. In business, we make this sort of invitation frequently; for example, every time we make a job offer. By extending invitations to the right people, managers can enjoy great success in their careers and make life-changing differences in the lives of...

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

What is emotional intelligence in the workplace? At work or in life, emotional intelligence (E.I.) refers to assigning the right label to the right emotion for both yourself and others. When you correctly identify your emotional state as well empathize with others’, you form meaningful and rich dialog with individuals in your life. Increasing amount...

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From the Vault: Have You Re-discovered The Peter Principle?

Adam Vaccaro posted an excellent article on the Inc. Website entitled, “High Performance Is Not the Same as High Potential.” Click here to read it. This distinction was the topic of a wonderful book written by Laurence Peter and Raymond Hull in 1969 entitled, “The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong.” Peter observed that companies...