We simply can’t do everything, but if we focus on delegation, we aren’t going to miss out on crucial opportunities. When we delegate work, we expect employees to satisfactorily complete that task. We’ve given them the guidelines with the expected outcomes with little room for creativity and problem-solving.
While disagreement among employees can get out of a hand in any organization, the manager or leader ought to face it as an avoidance of a serious malady; Group-think. Do not complicate the situation by usurping responsibilities from team members.
Great leaders instill a culture of emotionally connected employees who sustain emotionally connected customers. How? One great example happened at the Disney theme park..
Recently, inclusion and diversity have begun to take their rightful place as a part of the conversation. But many companies and leaders nonetheless don’t understand that inclusion and diversity are an essential element in the very foundation of thriving teams.
So, what’s the secret of overcoming fear?
The way we think and feel about our self, including our beliefs and expectations about what is possible for us, determines everything that happens to us.
When we change the quality of our thinking, we change the quality of our life, sometimes instantly. Just as positive words can make someone smile or a well-timed humorous quote can make someone laugh, our thoughts react to the world in real-time.
We have complete control over only one thing in the universe — our thinking – and that’s where motivational quotes come in!
It isn’t enough to recognize other people have unconscious biases. You have to recognize yours and how deal with them. Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you have biases too. Once you've accepted it, you can take steps to overcome those biases and embrace workplace diversity.
We live in an age where our lives are often punctuated by disasters, through moments when what we were certain we knew of our lives, of our relationships, meets a threatening truth. we're captivated by a state of unnecessary whining, in which absolutely everyone takes
It’s time to listen to our instincts and follow our intuition.
I believe my intuition has spoken to me many times long before my analytical mind had a chance to notice the signs or pick up on the subtle signals that must have been swirling about me.
Have you ever had something like this happen to you?
Maybe it wasn't as dramatic as my thinking it and then it appeared, but I'm sure you've had “gut reactions” or intuitive feelings that have guided your decisions — or should have.
Intuition isn't a skill just within the purview of mystics. We all possess it, and it is a well-researched phenomenon revealing that our brains have an amazing ability to pick up on patterns and respond to them in a nanosecond in the form of intuitive insights.
On today’s episode of Greatness is Within You by Lucy Kovalova-Woods, we talk with author Shannon Wallbran on how to find our calling and follow our intuition.
Do you make it a point to improve innovation, leadership or customer service without endlessly contributing to the conversation of what the culture needs to be? Do you know what the ‘to be’ state of your culture is? What aspects of our current culture are serving us and what aspects are literally impeding us to grow and build value?
I purchased a copy of Eric Schmidt’s book “How Google Works.” I highlighted section after section. I could not wait until my next university class to have the highlights distilled by my students. After all, my teaching was as much about changing behavior as it was about establishing an ethical culture. I had explained there was nothing situational about ethics. The right thing is always the right thing.
My excitement subsided when I recently heard of Google having paid Android founder Andy Ruben over $90 million involving sexual harassment.