Many people attend a leadership workshop or seminar and get fired up about what they learned. But often, that fire dies down within a day or two, and the participants go back to however they were behaving before they attended the workshop! The “high” or peak experience doesn’t last. Why not? Because, as Jocko Willink […]
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People are often promoted into leadership roles because they have said “yes” to new opportunities and challenges throughout their careers. If that describes you, it can create the expectation among higher-level supervisors that you will always say “yes.” But one of the realities of a leadership role may be that you cannot say “yes” to […]
It can be challenging for companies to identify leaders. And some companies wait until an employee reaches a management position before investing in their leadership potential. But at that point, it can be too late, because some bad habits may have become ingrained, while positive competencies you would want to instill by that point may […]
Mindfulness is becoming more and more popular in the professional world. Leaders can often feel overwhelmed, stressed and like they’re running a never ending race. Mindfulness can help with that. But does mindfulness training work well for teams? A recent article in Forbes took a look at the research behind this question and suggested some […]