What We Are Reading

May 16, 2022

The leadership gap that’s costing you workers

workers need compassion from their leaders

For all the talk of compassionate leadership, more than half of workers think their leaders reject compassion because they see it as contradictory to growth and productivity.

Link: https://fortune.com/2022/04/13/leadership-gap-labor-workers-shortage-great-resignation-careers-tramuto-booth-corwin/

May 15, 2022

The Best Leaders Are Imperfect

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Self-aware leaders don't try to be perfect.

Link: https://www.inc.com/jeffrey-cohn/the-best-leaders-are-imperfect.html

May 14, 2022

5 Principles of Purposeful Leadership

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Leaders who lead high-performing companies get these five things right.

Link: https://hbr.org/2022/04/5-principles-of-purposeful-leadership

May 13, 2022

Can You Train Leaders to Lead Effectively in the Face of Workplace Uncertainty?

leading in the fact of uncertainty

Investing in leadership development, and in coaching specifically, helps leaders acquire the capabilities and competencies they need to lead their organizations in the face of adversity.

Link: https://www.td.org/atd-blog/can-you-train-leaders-to-lead-effectively-in-the-face-of-workplace-uncertainty

May 12, 2022

How to spot a team player in an interview

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One skill of great leadership involves being able to pick team players. How a candidate talks about their current team is a reflection of how they will work within yours.

Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90739223/how-to-spot-a-team-player-in-an-interview?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds

May 11, 2022

5 Ways to Drive Commitment to Team Goals

reaching team goals

Visualizing goals is a great way to achieve them as a team.

Link: https://www.td.org/atd-blog/5-ways-to-drive-commitment-to-team-goals

May 10, 2022

With Our Powers Combined: The Future of Management and Coaching

overhead of team collaborating

Executive coaching can help you future-proof your organization.

May 10, 2022

Listening to your employees is just the start. Here’s how to understand your team

leader listening to an employee

Your team needs to feel not just listened to - but heard.

Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90738324/listening-to-your-employees-is-just-the-start-heres-how-to-understand-your-team?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds

May 9, 2022

Where We Go Wrong With Collaboration

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Just say no to toxic collaborations!

Link: https://hbr.org/2022/04/where-we-go-wrong-with-collaboration

May 8, 2022

A Framework for Curiosity-Based Conversations in Team Leadership Engagement

a curious leader

Are your teams engaging in curiosity-based conversations? Creating this kind of engagement will help improve team dynamics.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2022/04/01/a-framework-for-curiosity-based-conversations-in-team-leadership-engagement/?sh=25faf1e4da13

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