Leading People in Times of Stress

HOW CAN LEADERS BUILD RESILIENCE TO STRESS AND CHANGE? The events that unfolded in 2020 were unexpected by most. People experienced an array of disruptions including job loss, work or school relocation and additional responsibilities at home and at work. Many of us have suffered from a lack of in person connection and have likely […]

Great Leaders Listen

Good leaders make it a priority to hear from their people. However, in most workplaces, people don’t feel heard. According to Gallup data, three out of ten employees in the US agree strongly that their opinions don’t matter at work. The reality is we all want to be heard. We want our voices to matter. Effective listening is essential for successful leadership, and it is a key part in meeting 5 critical employee needs. Listening helps your people feel valued. When your people feel valued, they will be more engaged and will go above and beyond.

Do More Than Plan to Improve

WHY DO IMPROVEMENT PLANS FALL SHORT? Most leaders and organizations would agree it’s important to set goals at the beginning of the year and return to those goals at the end of the year to see if we hit the mark. Leaders often spend time building lengthy plans and collecting data. However, the strategies used […]

Celebrate Your Heroes

Showing your team members you care about them as individuals and value their great work is a powerful way to boost morale and increase employee engagement. Create heroes of those employees going above and beyond in their service, and celebrate their great work as a team.