Traditional leaders are trained to be task-oriented. You manage, assign, track, and follow up on tasks, but this approach sucks the life out of your team members. It creates an atmosphere of drudgery, boredom, and monotony. Employees react by checking their brain at the door, waiting for orders, and doing the bare minimum.
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A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. —John Maxwell
You may know Vice magazine, tagline: The Definitive Guide to Enlightening Information, as an edgy Internet publication that produces innovative […]
There are many types of inspirational leaders and you can follow different examples. How to inspire staff and employees all depends on what you mean by “inspire.” Essentially, the main purpose of inspiration is to get everyone pulling in the same direction in a cooperative fashion. The direction, of course, is to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization.
As business owners and leaders, we have a choice to make at the end of the day. We can treat employees like liabilities, waiting for them to make a mistake so that we can pounce. Or, we can turn them into assets, by treating them with a firm but fair hand, empowering them to do their job, and then holding them accountable for their actions, either good or bad
While many people think you have to sit around, waiting for inspiration to strike, recent research indicates that inspiration can be captured, manipulated, and even activated.
In companies small or large, a manager has 7 very different roles from the perspective of his or her team. This is not to say that a manager has to do the job of seven people.
Michael Scott on NBC’s “The Office” may just be the world’s worst boss. Take a look at the following 10 leadership traits you surely do not want to have.
As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.
Even when the vital signs look great, three common problems can kill your business just as you’re thinking about scaling it up.