If you genuinely want to help someone, give them attention and support. Show them that you care, help them to identify their strengths, and use the attention they desire to help them achieve mastery in things they care about.
Leadership Means Speaking Up
I know it sounds like a cliché but if you can’t say what you mean, you can’t mean what you say. To be a leader means to be clear with your expectations and feedback. You need to communicate in a… Read More ›
Introverts: How To Be A Leader
At the very beginning of this series about introverts I described the basic difference between introvert and extrovert “Introverts: Who Are They?”. Last week I talked about how introverts survive in today’s corporate environment “Introverts: It Is All A Game”…. Read More ›
It Is Personal, Even When It Shouldn’t Be
It’s all about appearances. If you work hard and focus on your tasks and your tasks only in the hopes your superior will recognize the achievements and helps you to the next level you are mistaken. At least most of… Read More ›
How to deal with broken promises
If you manage people I’m pretty sure that sooner or later you will encounter a situation where your employee will promise to do something and then fails living up to his promise. And it is not just your direct subordinates,… Read More ›
Now, how may I help you?
How do we learn? How do we grow and become better? How do we learn that we did something wrong? By getting good and helpful feedback. When you are in leadership position you are expected to provide that feedback to… Read More ›
So you’ve got a remote boss. Tricky…
We live in a super connected world where organizations span across geographies and cultures. Every day in the office we meet colleagues, partners and customers using technologies such a phone, email, video conferencing and we must learn how to work… Read More ›