Where do you and your organization spend most of your time: looking forward or backward? It seems many individuals and organizations spend inordinate amounts of time and energy looking backward. It's as if they consider assigning blame and indulging in recriminations the best use of their time. Reflect on how should you spend your time and best efforts.
Daily, people get angry and harshly tell someone they live or work with about something they don’t like. Leaders are not immune to this. Learn a better approach.
Each person possesses a unique set of attitudes, ideals, and beliefs that may differ from that of others. Although differences can enrich relationships, sometimes, these personal differences can lead to conflicts. Today I’m sharing a proven step by step process for dealing with conflict.
On last week’s blog post we established how critical it is for leaders to learn to handle conflict effectively. Part of understanding conflict better is making sure we are not working under faulty thinking. Following are 5 of the most common misconceptions you need to be aware of.
Conflict is inevitable and can even be healthy. It appears when competing or incompatible options exist. It does not necessarily imply hostility. It is not always a bad thing. In fact, it can also provide benefits.
May 1st seems to have 2 connotations. For many it signifies flowers, spring, and neighborhood celebrations. The second connotation dates back to May Day, 1886, when some 200,000 U. S. workmen engineered a nationwide strike for an eight-hour day. See why it’s such an important day internationally.
Today, more than ever, the challenge of change is not only how fast to change, but how to look for innovative ways of doing things differently. It is not only how to get better. It’s how to get different. This article talks about the biggest barrier for innovation.
Each one of us needs a new beginning at some point. No matter how it comes, or in which style, you need to be willing and ready to embrace the new. Today’s blog invites you to take time for the new and vital, and gives you some tips to grow the new..
Jesus is the quintessential leader. Putting religious and spiritual beliefs aside, as a model leader, Jesus practiced the most vital principles of leadership—and he provides an example for leaders to imitate. Easter time is a good moment for reflecting on what I consider the greatest characteristic that made Jesus Christ an incomparable leader.
It’s very easy to get into an argument! There is a certain satisfaction in stating your position and trying to convince the other person (or group of persons) that you are right. In this blog you will learn a few easy strategies that can take you from arguments to effective conversations.