Good leaders understand and play by the written rules of their organization. Yet, a company’s unwritten rules are the ones that most influence employee behavior.
Small acts of kindness create momentum to build more positive workplaces and better the world. The ICU nursing team at Carolinas Medical Center understood the intensity faced by their counterparts at Mass General Hospital after the Boston Marathon bombing.
We live in the age of information overload. Yet, after years of connecting with and getting information to people instantaneously, there is a yearning to get back to communication basics.
When is the last time you followed your heart and passion? When have you embraced your innate curiosity, playfulness and joy that you experienced as a child? What about work? When is the last time you felt compelled by your contributions or inspired to achieve more?
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the complexity you face at work? Are you hearing feedback that you need to be “more strategic”? Current leadership research suggests two types of leadership development: horizontal and vertical.
Headlines are filled with accusations casting blame for misfortune. An unfortunate and unintended consequence of leaders who place blame and fail to tolerate mistakes is that they create cultures that stifle experimentation, innovation, risk-taking and initiative.