Leaders think motivating millennials is a challenge. But one generation complaining about another has been going on forever. This short humorous video shows how today’s youngsters will complain in the future about how bad they’ve had it!
Employees listen with their eyes more than their ears. They watch the example you set more than the words they hear you say. As a front line leader, it is important to walk the talk and practice what you preach. In theory, it is a simple concept — if you tell your[...]
Dr Ellen Langer, Harvard Psychology Professor, did an interesting experiment using lineups of students waiting to make photocopies in the Harvard University library. In round one of the experiment, she had one of her graduate students go up to the front of the line and ask, “Can I get in[...]
Very common in leadership training programs, is the recommendation for leaders to give more praise and positive feedback. It seems like common sense to be more positive, yet many managers and supervisors still focus on the negative. Here are a few reasons why we don’t offer more praise: We don’t[...]
Are great leaders born or made? While having certain personality characteristics might make it easier to succeed as a leader, most leaders are made over time, based on their experiences, the training and coaching that they’ve received and through their own self awareness and self reflection. Getting feedback from others[...]