Our bad bosses are Grinches, thiefs, egomaniacs, paranoid control freaks, among other things. And they likely make you look like a saint in the workplace.
There's a major difference between Leadership and Management. These posts will keep you up-to-date on leadership developments. For more essential foundational information, read our special report on Leadership.
New light has been shed on the pair of high-profile executives – Musk of Twitter and Tesla fame and Zuckerberg of Facebook and Meta fame – and isn’t exactly flattering. In some ways, it shows that, despite their rise to the top, they aren’t the best workplace leaders.
Don’t you hate it when someone gets on a cringeworthy subject? Most people want to walk away. Just a loud few want to discuss it.
It’s critical to communicate complex information so employees “get it.” Why? U.S. businesses lose $1.2 trillion a year due to poor communication. How’s that possible?!
There’s really no sense in settling on good. After all, if you haven’t heard that good is the enemy of great.
Tired of change? Probably. Able to stop change? Not likely. So here are five ways to help employees handle and thrive in change.
Empathetic leadership. Often heralded. Less often successful. Now, after years of hearing that empathy is a leader’s best tool, it’s probably not the most practical tool.
Just shut up! That’s what you want to say to whining employees. But you can’t. And you don’t have to!
The worst has happened, and you have to tell your team. And once you deliver bad news you have to help employees deal with it. t’s one of the most difficult situations leaders face. But it’s also your greatest opportunity to become a legendary, empathetic leader.
Who doesn’t love to lead – or be on – a winning team? Everyone does. Winning makes all the teamwork worth the effort. But there’s a problem with teams. They don’t work as well as they used to. And quite honestly, the bar was low before the biggest disruption ever – a pandemic.