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Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

When our egos are threatened, we hold on to past decisions for too long, we react defensively to or “explain away” negative feedback from teams or customers, and we get emotional when we need to be rational. Fortunately, mindfulness meditation can serve as an antidote, allowing you to see things more objectively and to form… Lees verder Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

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Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

It might sound odd, but people need the most help not at the beginning of their careers, but in mid-career — especially when it comes to making decisions. That’s a key finding from a research study publish by Harvard Business Review. They have found that one reason for not adapting to this meaningful shift in… Lees verder Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

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Mission Statements for Different Roles

Here's a different concept but one that makes great sense to me. It's from Stephen Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Effective People". We've talked about establishing goals but we never divided up the different parts of our life with mission statements. This might help us with establishing priorities in goals as well as realizing what… Lees verder Mission Statements for Different Roles

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Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

Relationships are a big part of being happy at work. Whether your job is demanding or mundane, you’re more likely to feel fulfilled if you regularly spend time with colleagues who support you and help you create a sense of purpose. Think through your values (who you are) and objectives (what you want to do).… Lees verder Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

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Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

I already gave feedback in the past … many times … but nothing was done with my input. They don’t listen. When it comes to organizational change, most companies have some track record of failure. That’s why leaders who are beginning new change efforts should acknowledge those that fell short in the past. Employees have… Lees verder Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

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Help Your Team Embrace Change

Having a workforce that’s ready and able to harness change will make the difference between success and failure. Leaders at every level need to embrace and model how to engage in and affect change. Personal leadership and engagement, however, is not enough. For change to be operationalized, you need to inspire your team to be… Lees verder Help Your Team Embrace Change

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3 Ways to Foster a Coaching Culture in Your Business

A coaching culture is a learning culture—a place where everyone is free to fail, learn, receive feedback, and be coached. This kind of culture is a goal for HR and talent development professionals, but developing it in an organization that is used to strict hierarchy, perfectionism, or micromanagement can be tricky. Here are three things… Lees verder 3 Ways to Foster a Coaching Culture in Your Business

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Ga voor autonomie, verbondenheid en competentie

Ondanks de populariteit van Maslow's Hiërarchie, zijn er niet veel recente gegevens om dit te ondersteunen. De hedendaagse wetenschap wijst in plaats daarvan op drie universele psychologische behoeften. Als je echt wilt profiteren van deze nieuwe wetenschap - in plaats van je te richten op een piramide van behoeften - moet je je richten op:… Lees verder Ga voor autonomie, verbondenheid en competentie

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Wilt u de bedrijfscultuur veranderen? Focus op acties.

Om een ​​positieve cultuur vorm te geven, richten veel leiders zich op het formuleren van de missie en waarden van hun organisatie - het waarom en de manier waarop zij hopen dat ze hun teams kunnen inspireren om te presteren. Het probleem is dat bijna elk bedrijf een waarderingsstatement heeft. Het is niet verrassend dat… Lees verder Wilt u de bedrijfscultuur veranderen? Focus op acties.