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In this article, I want to describe the signs leaders can look for to determine if they are ready to go through a transformation. Most leaders sense these signs, but they do not always know how to read them. Or they simply do not know how to connect them with their leadership evolution.
In any system, organization or community, change is an essential aspect of existence. Look at how the planet works through its cycles of seasons and how nature constantly goes through transformation. Human beings change, too. No one can remain the same person for very long — everyone grows, adds experience, learns lessons and adjusts to the changing times.
I am grateful to be living and working during a time when organizations take diversity seriously. Over the last two decades, attitudes toward diversity in the workplace have changed significantly.
As a leader, you may be under the impression that feeling overloaded and overwhelmed is just part of the job. Today’s leaders have more responsibilities and demands on their time than ever before.
I think we can all agree that the world could benefit from more kindness. Sadly, sometimes I have found myself on the receiving end of a distinct lack of kindness. And that doesn't feel good!
Did you know that annual expenditures on employee engagement initiatives is about $750 million dollars? It is one of the most written about, debated and discussed topics that the majority of companies struggle with and is always in their top five priorities for the organization.
As I have shared in my previous blogs and articles, the number one reason employees leave organizations is because of the relationship with their manager. Did you know that there are a few key areas that encompass employee dissatisfaction with their manager that stretch beyond feeling valued and respected?
Leadership is a choice, and your thinking and behaviors that you exhibit are also choices. This does become more critical for those that lead teams and have direct report accountability. Why is it critical for leaders? Because your behavior has a direct impact on those around you, in particular those that you have direct responsibility for leading.