Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter.
Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.
The outcome of a project always largely depends on the behaviour of the manager as their actions directly influences the behaviour of the employees.
Being able to lighten up and see the funny side might not seem important. But being able to laugh at yourself and at life is lifelong protection against depression, anxiety, and anger – all toxic emotions.
According to a recent survey, roughly 90% of folks who read this post are presently working with at least one person who, mentally, would be described as a manipulator.
Our 9-to-5 grind has produced a cult of workaholics. And regrettably, the eight to twelve hour workday hasn’t shifted in years.
Most people hate office politics, but if we want to move up the chain in an organization, we have to learn how to deal with people who have bad intentions.
Some senior members of staff see procurement expenses as a necessary evil and overlook any efficiency improvement methods for this sector.
Someone once said that if you want to make enemies, try to change something. It’s common for change management practitioners to view resistance to change as an irrational barrier to progress. Another school of thought is that resistance to change is a social process that can strengthen changes and help to eliminate undesirable change.