Give Employee Feedback Frequently
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Give Employee Feedback Frequently

Give employee feedback. Many busy leaders overlook this need. Yet when you give employee feedback you lead with intention. Effective leadership demands both intention and attention. You must have intention to achieve what you want to accomplish. You need to pay attention to (and give attention to) your employees to get better results. Many of…

How to Delegate like a Confident Leader

How to Delegate like a Confident Leader

Great leaders delegate. That’s because great leadership calls for expanding your impact by influencing work through others. It’s not always an easy thing for leaders to do.  An article in Harvard Business Review identified that one of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is from doing to leading. Simply put, it can seem…

Strategic Planning Made Easy

Strategic Planning Made Easy

A good strategic planning process includes three components. If your organization skips or poorly executes one of these components, you won’t get the results you want. There are huge costs associated with with an incomplete strategic planning process: Erosion of leadership in the market and a sense of falling behind; Failure to achieve desired financial…

How Can You Improve Your Meeting Management?
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How Can You Improve Your Meeting Management?

Many team cultures use meetings as ongoing discussion channels or inclusion panels. Some leaders meet with teams to have face time or to divvy out work. Whether any of these is a welcomed and productive part of a work day tends to be highly subjective. Effective meeting management will improve productivity and employee engagement. Too…

Motivate Employees with Relevance
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Motivate Employees with Relevance

How to motivate employees is a common priority for effective leaders. Relevance motivates us all. Yet it’s easily overlooked by busy leaders as a foundational need their employees have. Many people who come to me with frustration in their current jobs have good reason to feel dissatisfaction. Often, they simply feel disconnected or irrelevant in…

Make Time to Lead so that Everyone Excels

Make Time to Lead so that Everyone Excels

It can be a difficult transition when a practitioner or expert ‘becomes the boss. When the promotion happens absent training for managing others there can be a gap between expectations and reality for both the new leader and the team. That gap can become uncomfortable–or even detrimental–if left unresolved. It’s crucial that as a supervisor…