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How to Embrace a Coaching Mindset as a Leader

2023-01-25T17:30:45+00:00

Written By Chris Ihrig Published on January 25, 2023 It’s not enough to steer your team from afar, meeting with members once a year for performance reviews, and remaining detached from their goals, struggles, and ambitions. An effective leader is someone who is willing to step forward and truly act as a coach for their [...]

How to Embrace a Coaching Mindset as a Leader2023-01-25T17:30:45+00:00

10 Leadership Trait Combinations That Build Culture

2023-01-16T17:54:33+00:00

Written By Tim Yeomans Published on January 18, 2023 We are all customers, and we all form preferences and opinions based on the personal interactions, purchases, and transactions we have with businesses. We assess the quality of each experience very quickly, comparing it to others we liked or disliked. Everyone has a few businesses to [...]

10 Leadership Trait Combinations That Build Culture2023-01-16T17:54:33+00:00

How to Effectively Set Goals for your Team

2023-01-09T18:52:36+00:00

Written By Mike Robertson Published on January 11, 2023   One of the most impactful decisions a leader can make for their team is determining the annual or quarterly goals their team push towards. These goals should work their way into every action the team takes over that time period, and every project, presentation, or [...]

How to Effectively Set Goals for your Team2023-01-09T18:52:36+00:00

The 2023 Leadership Challenges You Should Be Preparing for Now

2022-12-20T14:36:08+00:00

This year, leaders across the country faced up to big questions about what the future of work will look like. The challenges came quickly, as The Great Resignation continued and competition for talent was high. As we approach a new year, this is an excellent moment to take a deep breath and get ready for [...]

The 2023 Leadership Challenges You Should Be Preparing for Now2022-12-20T14:36:08+00:00

Send the Right Message: Why Internal Communication Is Vital

2022-12-08T16:59:27+00:00

Effective leaders understand that their organization's internal communication is its lifeblood. In the absence of information, even trusted and highly loyal team members can succumb to the perils of rumor. Without the correct context, they might speculate upon the direction of the company and their own future with it. Successful leaders nearly always put protocols [...]

Send the Right Message: Why Internal Communication Is Vital2022-12-08T16:59:27+00:00

The View Through the Back Window

2022-12-08T16:13:01+00:00

A group of senior leaders from several different organizations gathered together for a discussion. As time went on, the conversation turned to the criteria used to select candidates for leadership roles. While formal interviews were important, the leaders felt additional strategies were needed to gain insight into candidates. How to Identify a Strong Leader The [...]

The View Through the Back Window2022-12-08T16:13:01+00:00

Why Leaders Should Take on the Most Challenging Pieces

2022-11-27T23:41:52+00:00

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in on a focus group of new leaders. They begin to discuss the parts of leadership they’re most looking forward to. You listen as they explain how much they’ll enjoy assigning the most unpleasant or challenging tasks to the team members they oversee. This approach might not seem [...]

Why Leaders Should Take on the Most Challenging Pieces2022-11-27T23:41:52+00:00

Why Leaders Should Create and Maintain Boundaries

2022-11-27T23:40:59+00:00

Healthy boundaries are about more than simply saying “no.” When you set a boundary, you’re providing yourself with the resources you need to meet your commitments, achieve your goals, and maintain your values. Boundaries allow you to be intentional and clear about where you’re going to spend your time and effort. When people ask for [...]

Why Leaders Should Create and Maintain Boundaries2022-11-27T23:40:59+00:00

The One Big Reason Organizations Lose Their Edge

2022-11-27T23:40:20+00:00

Do you have a memory of a favorite brand that no longer exists? Can you recall a business with a high level of service, or well-loved product that has long since closed its doors? These brands were desired because they found a way to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Somehow, they created a feeling that [...]

The One Big Reason Organizations Lose Their Edge2022-11-27T23:40:20+00:00

One New Member Is a Whole New Team

2022-11-21T04:12:52+00:00

Productive and high-functioning teams share several traits. They almost always have a clear vision of the purpose and goals they’re striving to fulfill. They share norms around communication and levels of professionalism. They also establish values and expectations around performance and improvement. These values and expectations are not only understood by all team members, but [...]

One New Member Is a Whole New Team2022-11-21T04:12:52+00:00