Nieuws over leiderschap

  • Why Leaders Solve the Wrong Problems
    by Trevor Jones on 20 mei 2024 at 12:02

    We have been taught to find answers to problems, not to question the problem itself.  Today’s guest post is by Roger L. Firestien, Ph.D., author of SOLVE THE REAL PROBLEM: Because What You Think Is The Problem Is Usually Not The Problem. Based on my experience working with thousands of people and hundreds of organizations, when it comes to solving problems, 99% of the time what we think is the problem is actually not the problem. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Have you ever been involved in a company acquisition (either being bought or buying another company)?
    by Trevor Jones on 16 mei 2024 at 17:00

    Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever been involved in a company acquisition (either being bought or buying another company)? Yes, and it went great 12.25% Yes, and it went okay 43.54% Yes, and it went terrible 20.75% Nope, never happened to me 23.46% Mergers can work, but they take work. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Resolving Interpersonal Conflicts
    by Trevor Jones on 15 mei 2024 at 10:32

      Strong teams often have team members with strong personalities. Learn how to build your team’s conflict resolution skills.  More often than not, high-performing teams operate in high-pressure environments. And many times on a high-performing team, you have some strong personalities at play. When you combine pressure and strong personalities there are plenty of opportunities for conflict between the members of your team. Your job as a leader is not to mediate those conflicts and be a referee. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Carpe WOO!
    by Trevor Jones on 13 mei 2024 at 12:02

      Breakthrough leadership is about seizing the WOO – Window of Opportunity. Leaders can only seize the WOO to build their team by being fully present. Today’s guest post is by Brian Biro, author of Lessons from the Legends: New Applications from the Timeless Wisdom of John Wooden and Pat Summitt. Is it possible that your life, relationships, health, and business can flourish as never before, despite even the most difficult circumstances? Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • How do you deal with employees who are ungrateful for the opportunities they’re given?
    by Trevor Jones on 9 mei 2024 at 17:00

    Our reader poll today asks: How do you deal with employees who are ungrateful for the opportunities they’re given? I don’t say anything and hope they figure it out. 13.88% I go out of my way to highlight the opportunities they’ve been afforded. 37.80% I offer a gentle prod that they’re coming across as ungrateful. 19.62% I share direct feedback that they’re behaving ungratefully and need to change. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Giving Authority and Responsibility to Your Team Members
    by Trevor Jones on 8 mei 2024 at 10:32

    Giving your team the authority to make important decisions improves trust, satisfaction, and accountability. Members of high performing teams are going to be the most satisfied when they feel like they can have an impact on the outcome of their work. And to get to that point you need to understand the difference between accountability and responsibility and then how authority interplays with both of them. Accountability is an external force. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.