YOU’VE CAREFULLY put your team of people together, spent a lot of time getting the right people on the bus, your best and brightest, and yet you’re underperforming? Your team isn’t giving you everything they’ve got. People hold back when they feel it is not in their best interests to contribute—to say what they think.
Guest post from Andrew Leigh: First let’s get a little clearer about what being an ethical leader means. It’s someone who promotes and upholds workplace integrity and values. You may not be able to “see” someone is an ethical leader. But what they do in the workplace tells you everything you need to know. For
Guest post by Jamie Anderson & George Gabor Burt: In business situations in which collaboration is an important driver of organizational success, lacking a sense of community can be a formidable barrier to delivering results. This is particularly true in today’s complex and uncertain operating environments in which a culture of solidarity and knowledge
In business, your culture is the soul of the organization. The soul is the essence or the moral force of a person, their emotional or intellectual energy. It’s the part of you that consists of your mind, character, thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. Translate that to your company, and it becomes a good proxy definition for
Guest post from Scott Wintrip: Great leaders lift up the people around them. They help employees harness their natural abilities, guide the development of their skills, and support them along an internal career path. Nurturing your organization’s team members has many payoffs. Staff member stay dedicated to the company and its mission; employee retention remains