Managers can act differently around leaders than they do their team. It’s up to leaders to watch for 3 big red flags.
New leaders often don’t realize that that saying “yes” to leadership requires stepping out of the comfort zone. Avoidance is no longer a strategy. It’s up to you to navigate through the cultural politics, make difficult decisions and resolve conflict between employees...
Making decisions takes a mental and energy toll. Here’s how to be more intentional in your decision-making and reduce the tax on your brain.
Unresolved conflict affects almost every area of business, from productivity, safety, turnover and absenteeism to the culture itself. Leaders in today’s turbulent times need more than technical experience, seniority and authority. Leaders at every level need specific...
Many leaders share a common yet secret concern: a belief that they may have an anger problem. But as I often tell my clients, anger is not a problem and should not be viewed as such. Anger is a part of the human experience. While it’s true that anger mismanaged can be...
Conflict is tricky. The answer is to dig deeper, find out why a manager is averse to conflict and solve the problem.
Our brains and emotions affect leaders’ decision-making. That’s OK! Learn how to name and cope with these influences.
In today’s fast-paced reactive world, it’s easy to be on high alert. High stress levels make you experience every statement, every disagreement and every criticism as a threat. As a result, the mammalian brain takes over and you become defensive.
A leader’s job in times of crisis is all about alignment, and alignment is about focusing energy. To keep everyone else focused, it’s necessary to lead yourself first. Here are some practical ways to lead yourself.
Leading in a COVID-19 economy requires a higher level of conflict capacity than leading when things are stable.