Vulnerable leaders have the best teams and the best teams have vulnerable members. Honesty about imperfection makes results better and gains respect. Somehow we mistakenly define being a good manager as being the one with all the answers. This piece is about vulnerability in the workplace, and it’s not just for managers! Do you ever … Continue reading The strength of vulnerability
The trademark quality of any great leader is not knowledge, an outgoing personality or presentation skills. Sure, these are very good attributes for a manager to have, but I’m talking about top notch leadership. There is a quality that some people have and others can learn to a certain extent. A quality that empowers the … Continue reading Choosing leaders based on their self awareness
One of the eye openers I gained from studying Neuro Linguistic programming is that you can share most thoughts, emotions and observations, even if you imagine the person on the other end won’t like it, isn’t open to criticism or can’t handle what you have to say. Have you ever shared something thinking it was … Continue reading 4 keys to giving great criticism
1. Take good care of yourself If you are anything like most young professionals I know, you give a lot, you work long hours and take on any project your manager suggests. You’ve got something to prove and you need to keep up with your surroundings, right? If it looks like everybody is coping better … Continue reading 6 essential lessons for young professionals – and everyone else!
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