Give Thanks

Give Thanks

I hope you all had a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving. I feel it only appropriate to explore “gratitude” as a predominant characteristic of effective leaders. Effective leaders understand that there are countless opportunities every day to choose a perspective of gratitude over entitlement. Continue reading to learn more about the psychological and physiological benefits of practicing gratitude.

The Importance of Effective Communication

The Importance of Effective Communication

The inability to effectively communicate ideas, concepts, and expectations is the basis for a number of issues including unmet timelines, failing to achieve goals or objectives, and lower productivity – all of which negatively impacts the organization. If you, as a leader, are demonstrating to others the importance of effective communication, they will embrace and mimic your behavior.

The Fear That Lies Beneath Micromanaging

The Fear That Lies Beneath Micromanaging

It is difficult to believe that micromanaging is still prevalent in today’s workplace, but it is. Ineffective leaders often see the world in terms of extremes and tend to believe that there is only one way to accomplish a task. When leaders do not have the confidence in their ability to effectively lead others they tend to resort to controlling behaviors as a method for bridging the gap.