As leaders, we all too often assume that our people are committed long before they’re ready — and then we wonder why we get the “deer-in-the-headlights” look when we challenge them. Here’s how you can engage your people to higher levels of commitment and avoid this critical disconnect.
While team members who share common backgrounds and interests might feel comfortable around each other, research shows that coworkers in more diverse teams are better equipped to tackle complex problems.
Getting more from your people begins with you, as the leader, showing personal care and concern for them and their development, both personally and professionally. Here are four specific actions that you can implement today.
For leaders, long-term, transformational change starts on the inside.
It seems intuitive that we should hire the best possible people for every position in our company. But in reality, this happens less often than we may care to believe. Here’s what could be keeping you from hiring the best people, and what to do about it.
Trust nurtures everything from great ideas to standout performance — and you don’t need to schedule a weekend retreat of trust falls to start building it on your team. These tips will get you started — right here, right now.
Completing the race was a dream come true — and it reminded me that with intention and planning, we have a far greater likelihood of achieving our dreams.
Strategic bets can drive you and your team closer to your vision. Here are six ways to go after your bets.
Like many leaders, Christy Walker knows how difficult it can be to make time for herself. After starting her RE/MAX Signature franchise on the eve of the Great Recession in 2007, the Phoenix real estate broker kept her team afloat through several tough years and even grew her company — but she still struggled to […]
As leaders, many of us start our careers with energy and passion — we’re eager to grow our skills and make a difference. But once we reach a certain level of success, there’s a danger that we can lose that drive to dream big. We’re tempted to slow down and protect what we’ve earned. We […]
Our pursuit of happiness has built billion-dollar industries — and not surprisingly, it has also bled into the workplace. While business leaders are busy conjuring up new perks and strategies to keep employees smiling, they’re also chasing their own happiness during the workday. But spending so much time and effort trying to be happy at […]
If a leader wants their team to be successful, it is critical they own and accomplish the following actions; Communicate Often, Get Up and Get Out, Stay Focused on Strengthening the Team, and Keep Focused on Critical Strategic Decisions.