One of the most effective communication skills a leader can have is to stay on message. I was assigned to lead an organization that had various different and largely disparate responsibilities, none of which seemed to have much in common. We were a collection of small groups, but definitely not… Read More »Effective Communication Skills: Stay on Message
Communication and Feedback
Leadership communication training is a critical aspect of your leadership development and effective communication is one of the most important skills for a leader to master. Learning how to communicate is vital, but it’s just as important to be aware of what you communicate. You are always communicating so it’s vitally important… Read More »Leadership Communication Training: What Are You Communicating as a Leader?
Leadership communication is one of the leading impediments to high functioning teams. Here are six steps to improve your leadership communication. 1. Recognize that your perspective is likely different from your team members. Youâ€™re approaching the topic from a different point of view and probably have information they donâ€™t. You know… Read More »6 Steps to Better Leadership Communication
Leaders face many challenges; team members, bosses, local conditions, national and international activities. Here are two common challenges leaders face and suggested approaches you can take to deal with them.
This concept of, â€œfake it â€˜till you make itâ€ is very bad advice for leaders. You will get caught faking it, most likely fairly quickly, and will lose any respect your team may have for you.
I am concerned.
Because of the lack of conflict. What? There is lots of conflict.
Yes there is. But it isnâ€™t good conflict.
It’s common to do a deep post mortem when things go wrong or failure happens. How come we donâ€™t put as much effort into learning from our successes?
The business world has gone on-line. In fact everything is on-line these days. For those who have teams spread across the country, or the world, this isn’t a completely new situation. But for many, the current need to do everything on-line is new and maybe a bit daunting. Here are… Read More »Tips for a More Successful On-Line Meeting
Where would we be today without the technology which enables us to turn on a camera and have meetings and conferences with others anywhere around the globe?
A dhub dhub is an odd looking creature that can be found in parts of the Middle East. Full grown they are about 2 â€“ 3 feet long and look like a prehistoric cross between an alligator and a lizard with the beak of a snapping turtle. They aren’t particularly friendly, but aren’t aggressive either. They burrow into the ground and are content to just be left alone.
Apparently, unknown to me, several of the guys had found one of these dhub dhubs near the parking ramp and had adopted it.