Management Miracles: 4 Strategies For Effective Teamwork When Moving Into A New Leadership Role

Becoming a leader requires careful thought and planning when organizing teams. Employees should not be selected based on popularity or attractiveness. While loyalty can play a role, other factors should be considered, as well, to ensure productivity while avoiding conflict. 1. Experience Colleagues assigned to committees or projects to accomplish specific goals should have experience … Continue reading “Management Miracles: 4 Strategies For Effective Teamwork When Moving Into A New Leadership Role”

Can Leadership Skills Be Learned Or Taught Or Is It Just Inborn

Photo Credit – Pexels.com There is always a debate on whether leadership skills are intrinsic (inborn) or learned from experiences or acquired through learning. This article will try to prove the point that leadership skills can also be learned or taught, when the right philosophy and training is provided. “A great leader…” ”He was born … Continue reading “Can Leadership Skills Be Learned Or Taught Or Is It Just Inborn”

Top 4 Traits for Wildly Successful Managers

If you’re focusing on working your way to the top, it’s important that you know what to do when you get there. Not all managers are created equal, and becoming a good one requires time, patience and a willingness to learn. While your management style may be very different from that of other managers in … Continue reading “Top 4 Traits for Wildly Successful Managers”

The Importance And Benefits Of Critical Thinking and Reflection In The Workplace

How often have you reacted hurriedly to a given situation at work or made a rushed business decision only to later backtrack because you didn’t sit down and mull it over? This usually happens to everyone at one point, even to the best of the best. This is where critical thinking comes into play. According … Continue reading “The Importance And Benefits Of Critical Thinking and Reflection In The Workplace”

Major Differences Between Management and Leadership

It’s easy to assume that being a manager and leader are the same thing. Both, after all, are usually expected to lead teams, mitigate risk, increase profit and add significant value to the business. Some people make great leaders while others excel at management, but are the two interchangeable? As it turns out, there are … Continue reading “Major Differences Between Management and Leadership”

On a Double Dutch Tightrope: Your New Boss and You

Over my career, I’ve underestimated the need to adapt well to a new boss more than once. Trust me, it’s harder to recover… but doable. Working for a new boss often feels like a tightrope. If you’ve got a new boss, you may be experiencing that nauseous feeling that comes from walking a fine line. … Continue reading “On a Double Dutch Tightrope: Your New Boss and You”

️Standout Leaders “Eat Their Own Dog Food”

How often have you heard a leader preach a set of values but not demonstrate them? For these folks, it is easier to give other people advice than to heed their own words and live by them unconditionally. They talk about creating a risk-taking culture but punish those who make mistakes. They strive for perfection … Continue reading “️Standout Leaders “Eat Their Own Dog Food””

5 Forces Driving Our Organizations Forward

In the simplest terms, management history can be seen as a journey from engineering to marketing. Initially, management only cared about the engineering aspects of work. Planning, designing, measuring, and timing. The human being was seen in these terms. You were either (a) a cog in the machine, evaluated in terms of your physical ability … Continue reading “5 Forces Driving Our Organizations Forward”

Episode 029 – Expert Series – Kristin Constable on Whole Life Leadership

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:15 — 15.6MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSFor This Episode of The Expert Series – we will be learning about Whole Life Leadership from our guest Kristin Constable. Guest Introduction Kristin Constable is the … Continue reading “Episode 029 – Expert Series – Kristin Constable on Whole Life Leadership”

5 Proven Ways to Kill Employee Initiative

These five trusted leadership acts will suck the will for any employee to have an innovative thought. 1. Crush Innovation Utter “That’s not the way we do things around here” whenever someone brings a new idea to you. This is an effective way of preventing people from even thinking about new ways of doing things. … Continue reading “5 Proven Ways to Kill Employee Initiative”