There is no universal recipe for becoming a leader. Focus on a couple of your strengths that are making you special in some way. Make yourself unique and worth following.
Onboarding remotely is a challenge. Take ownership of the process. Working from home in a hybrid environment can be great, but you need to do it right, so it doesn’t impact your career and well-being.
Exceptional performance is highly individualized. Combining the right people into a team, so each of them uses their strengths leads to high-performing teams. The Truth About Competency Models Revealed.
Within a small team, people play to their strengths and complement each other. We may have the same overarching goal, but we each contribute in our unique way.
To lead others in the VUCA world, you need to understand the context and the consequences of your actions and inactions, anticipate potential issues and accept that some things are unknown or not under your control, prepare for alternative outcomes and watch out for yet unknown opportunities.
If you want to retain your employees, forget about office perks. Instead, hire leaders who care. Nothing can beat having fulfilling work where people are respected for who they are.
Hybrid work is challenging as it requires extra thought and effort to make sure everyone feels included and engaged regardless of their role or location. You need to be very intentional in the way you communicate. Frequent and transparent communication is more important than ever before.
Remote and hybrid work feels like nirvana, but since it is being enabled and often driven by technology it may easily lead to even less humanity in work. To design the hybrid workplace model focus on: place and time; tasks and productivity; culture and workflows; individual employee preferences; inclusion, fairness, and belonging.
Stay conversations, and career coaching should be part of the leader’s repertoire. The main goal is to help the employee be successful. Realizing what they need to do to enjoy their job and that they work for someone who cares are the best reasons to stay.