In my early career, I lived in mortal dread of giving a formal presentation. If my nervousness got the better of me, I could make a fool of myself, I thought. And then the worst happened. I was in the middle of a talk when I went blank. I forgot what I had said before … Read more
As a leader you set the tone for the way people around you behave. They are modelling your cues far more than you think. Leaders exemplify the culture they want to create; the way we do things around here. Dianne set the tone of valuing her team members. She took an interest in everyone on … Read more
Mary’s leadership team had been a high performing group but now they were working hard and not getting anywhere. Mary sensed that they were spiralling downwards and decided to get them together to reset their strategic objectives. But before the strategy session, we interviewed each of them to discover how they currently viewed what was working and what was not in their team performance. They relished the opportunity to say what was on their minds.
Game-changing leaders treat people with respect and give them the appreciation we all crave. They believe in the capability of their people and expect a big game from them. They appreciate them for who they really are and don’t let them get away with anything less.