As leaders, we need to model and maintain credibility, making sure our actions match with our promises. Here is a good primer on how to do that, with pointers on how to teach our team members too. Enjoy!
|Hello! One of the most important challenges we face as leaders is how to engage those above is in what we are doing and utilize them in achieving our goals. Here are some great tips on “managing up.” Enjoy!|
Hello! I have been thinking a lot about managing time and tasks, and to that end, the “Eisenhower model” proves continuously helpful. Here is an article that helps us distinguish the difference between “urgent” and “important.” I also like it because it helps us to remember to just not do some things – how freeing is that?!! Enjoy!
Here is a great quiz to help you figure out how effective you are in your leadership. Enjoy!
|Here are some good points and strategies on decision-making as a leader. I am grateful to one of my leadership clients who sent it to me.
Had a great day with the inaugural class of “Leadership FPRA” of the Florida Public Relations Association, as I presented and facilitated and all day session on “Leading and Managing.” The inspiring, talented PR professionals focused their day on becoming even more effective leaders and sharing their insights and knowledge with one another on topics including leadership strengths, vision, influence and resolving conflict. Terrific day!
|One of the key challenges that I see leaders face is the lack of prioritization. Leaders find it hard to prioritize their own responsibilities, and find it difficult to help others do it. It is especially complex when the organization is under constant change and new challenges and resulting responsibilities seem to come in an unending flood. I like this reminder that it is fine – and often necessary – to say “no.” How powerful is that?! Enjoy!|
|Hello! Here is a brief article on an inspiring leader who has great advice. KIND Healthy Snacks President John Leahy brings full commitment to whatever he is doing, and with that comes a willingness to say he was wrong. “The first thing that I personally do, and I really encourage my team to do from a leadership standpoint, is ‘the buck stops here,’ ” he says.|
|I don’t know about you but sometimes I find it hard to separate the forest from the trees – how to stay focused on the important things and not get too distracted by the multiple mundane tasks that are expected of us every day. The attached article is a great reminder of how to stay grounded, through self-care and putting the “big rocks” (as Stephen Covey says) first. Enjoy!
|I am sure we all want to be great bosses. Here are some steps to remember. I particularly like #4 – making the tough choices to have the right people on your team- including letting go of ones that no longer fit – is a key to being a great, courageous leader.|