Leaders who inspire have an ability to articulate a vision in a way that appeals to us and motivates us to act. They provide purpose and meaning for the task at hand.
You may take notes faster on your laptop, but new research suggests you will be better served by grabbing a pen and paper. Oh, and go ahead and doodle while you’re at it. You’ll be glad you did.
If you ever feel like your emails to your boss disappear into the ether, never to be read or acted upon, keep reading.
As of July 9, it’s been 23 years since Mario and the bellicose King Kong clone appeared in gaming arcades and then spread to our home consoles like kudzu.
We received some positive feedback about the recent post, How to Lead Without Authority, and in response I decided to do a little more research on the topic.
In a business world of shrinking hierarchies and individual contributors, one of the toughest challenges for the high-achiever is learning to lead without authority. In my years in the workforce, I’ve been responsible for several large, multi-departmental initiatives with only a few direct reports to engage.