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 […]
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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 […]
Here’s the situation: Your top sales rep is killing their quarterly numbers. But almost every other rep on that team is threatening to quit. Now you have to deal with “The Competent Jerk.” But how? They’re producing results, they’re good with clients, and they’re appropriate in meetings with you, that’s true. But often, the Competent […]