Leading Through Chaos
Chaos is a space of complete disorder and confusion. Leaders encounter chaos when things get hectic good or bad. Chaos isn’t necessarily about crisis; it can happen anytime. Chaos often happens when things are moving quickly or there are a lot of things happening all at once.
What is a leader’s role in chaos?
Chaos triggers adrenaline and can keep you and your team from thinking clearly when your limbic brain takes over. Create a vision and direction for others, help them see the other side of the chaos while also focusing your team on creating calm to allow you and your team to think clearly in decision making and executing the work to move forwards.Read More
While team building has a history back to the 1920’s, many teams are still trying to figure out the best way to become a high performing team. At its core, a high performing team feels safe and secure with all of the other team members and also feels a sense of clear expectations and accountability within the team. In this article we identify tips to help you create team building that will actually work to create safety, security and accountability needed for high team performance.Read More
Empathy is the ability to see something from another’s experience and perspective including how they feel. Why is this important as a leader? Empathy is deeply connected to building trust and in Lencioni’s model of the 5 Dysfunctions of a team, trust is the foundation for building highly effective teams and exceptional results.Read More
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How vulnerability plays a role in leadership and team work. Understand the correlation here.Read More
A coach approach for a leader is very different than a session with a professional coach. While a leader can spend an hour coaching one of their direct reports or even a peer, it’s the non-stop flood of “hey do you have a minute” conversations that are the best opportunity to take a coaching approach, yet it seems not to happen because it’s too hard to fit in yet another task or meeting. I’m hoping to give you a new perspective on how to make it happen and in the end save you more time and develop your team at the same time.Read More
How can you get your personal time away from work but still solve work problems. Many of us already do it but don’t appreciate our time spent on it. Reading this article will help you use your personal time constructively but giving more credit to your pondering time.Read More
Sometimes a good starting point is to focus on your strengths and not your weaknesses. You deal with both to improve your leadership skills but strengths are just as important as weaknesses.Read More
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Leaders can’t do it all alone. They need certain team players to work with and this articles discusses those team players and their role. Ultimately, this will lead to a more efficient business operation and improvement in life.Read More
Discover the traits of a disruptive leader type according to my experience with former apple CEO and Pepsi president John Sculley.Read More
Learn about how resolving conflict among team members puts the leader in a difficult position and how to resolve this.Read More