If you’ve ever been appalled to realize how little you have accomplished at the end of a busy week, try the following to help get your work life in working order. For just two weeks, do the following during your normal workday: look for something more to do when your present assignment is finished; stay with a job when others… Read more →
Explore every person’s ideas fully and politely. Discipline yourself to listen and understand others’ ideas. Don’t argue or debate but explore and support. Demonstrate your openness and trust in others. Be an active contributor and consolidator of ideas.
The role of the leader is multi-faceted. Leading means showing others the path to follow in a way that motivates them to follow you. Being a leader means taking actions to influence others’ thinking or guide their behavior. Leading involves directing and inspiring performance, and often pioneering as well. Organizational leadership includes all this and much more. More is expected of… Read more →
Every leader of an organization knows there are some aspects of work that are discretionary and other aspects with procedures that must be followed exactly. Do your people know what these discretionary and non-discretionary areas are?
Many organisations have switched to the behavioural interviewing technique when conducting job interviews because behavioural interviewing is able to make a more reliable prediction of future behaviour than traditional interviewing techniques. There have been several claims that behavioural interviewing is up to five times more predictive of future performance than traditional techniques. Many companies have switched to this technique for one simple… Read more →
While some old-fashioned credentials may still be important for certain positions, most important in all employees of the future will be their learning practices, relationship skills, ability to identify and seize opportunities to add value, and readiness to adapt continually. What should you be looking for when hiring new employees? Many employers are still using profiles they developed years or… Read more →