One of the top things that makes exceptional leaders stand out from mediocre leaders is that exceptional leaders are always focused on how they can grow, both as a person and as a leader. Exceptional leaders know that the more that they grow, the more their team will benefit and flourish. This type of continuous growth inevitably brings optimal performance to the workplace. As a manager, by focusing on improving your leadership
I was fascinated recently when Brine Hamilton, Healthcare Security Leader, ran a poll on LinkedIn asking people to vote on what they thought was the top leadership skill needed to be able to successfully manage a team. “Communication” was one of the four listed choices. And yet, many people selected
Giving specific employee feedback is a key leadership skill that is necessary to ensure optimal performance in your team. And yet, it’s one that so many people still struggle with. Recently, someone told me that they have an employee they want to let go of due to performance challenges. When
Disrespectful communication is extremely prevalent. I’m going to guess that most everyone has had an experience at some point in their career, where they’ve been spoken to disrespectfully…? The way in which disrespectful communication presents itself can sometimes be extremely blatant – rude, aggressive, sometimes even abusive behaviour. Other times,
Have you ever had an experience at work where someone says something that just makes you irate? You might not outwardly show just quite how angry you are. But inside, you’re just fuming. In fact, you’re so angry that you replay the conversation in your head the whole way home.
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