In today’s world we’re not really encouraged to think, and by that I mean to wrestle long and hard over issues that involve different mindsets, considering tradeoffs, and then arriving at specific well thought out conclusions.
With the end of the year approaching, it’s time for a review of your business performance in 2012. The following 10 behavioral strategies will ensure a successful year-end and help you plan for the new year.
System irrationalities reveal themselves when we think, plan and build processes one way, then get unexpected outcomes as a result.
There are different types of relationships in the work setting: manager, peer, vendor, direct reports, etc. And, each relationship has a specific context that creates a unique way of relating.
As a leader have you ever looked into your business to discover where the execution blockages are? There only needs to be one square peg in a round hole for there to be a problem.
In the case of a large retailer research proved a mere 5% increase in employee engagement lead to a 1.3% increase in customer engagement leading to 0.5% more revenues.
Want a boost in team productivity? Do a check of your team’s three “E’s”: Energy, Engagement and Exploration.
Being careful about our own emotional state and being mindful of our own stress reactions can go a long way in improving the way we communicate with others.
Most people long for deep and meaningful relationships and yet are ever puzzled as to why they don’t work as well as they should. The missing ingredient, preventing individuals and teams from going deeper, is trust.
Our words have tremendous power in the lives of others. The cascading consequences of our words will show up somewhere else in life and either help us or hurt us.