Ah, summer. If you are like most working women, you spent part of this season not working. Often the highlight of summer, vacation gives us a break from impending deadlines, urgent e-mails, and sluggish meetings. We flip off the work switch, go away, come back, and flip it back … [Read more...] about Hold On To Summer
Are you focusing on what's most important? In our quest to succeed, sometimes we ignore the basics, operating in a tactical world that is disconnected from the big-picture. … [Read more...] about Re-examine your to-do list.
The top business issues for 2012 all require proactive, strategic and thoughtful leadership, according to a recent report. Consider how your organization measures up. What can you do better to increase your business success in these … [Read more...] about Talent, Leadership, Alignment: Top Issues for 2012
Instead of pooling our potential and leveraging the strengths of others, we sometimes compete for supremacy—perhaps not overall domination, but at least some agreement of where each has the ultimate say. Successful leaders recognize and yield to the power of others. And from … [Read more...] about The Power of Others
Instead of relying on contingent rewards as a motivation strategy, offer employees some flexibility to accomplish tasks in their own way. This provides an opportunity to make the job more fun. Drawing motivation from within—rather than focusing on an external prize—drives … [Read more...] about Give others the freedom to thrive.