Here’s why learning to delegate will make you a better leader

A common complaint among leaders is that their staff just don't do the things that they're asked to. Some point the finger at the attitude of the millennial generation while others say staff workloads are overwhelming. The real problem, according to a Harvard Business Review, is that many people just don't know how to delegate. … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Here’s why learning to delegate will make you a better leader.

Gilead CMO Departs, Company Reorganizes Leadership

Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences reorganized some of its executive leadership team after it was announced that Chief Medical Officer Andrew Cheng is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Cheng took over the role of CMO in March at the same time Norbert Bischofberger stepped down from his role as Gilead’s chief scientific officer. Cheng first joined Gilead in 1999 to head … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Gilead CMO Departs, Company Reorganizes Leadership.

Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not.

Are you successful at coaching your employees? In our years studying and working with companies on this topic, we’ve observed that when many executives say “yes,” they’re incorrectly answering the question. Why? For one, managers tend to think they’re coaching when they’re actually just telling their employees what to do — and this behavior is often reinforced by … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not..

Is Your Emotional Intelligence Authentic, or Self-Serving?

It’s possible to fake emotional intelligence. Similar to knockoffs of luxury watches or handbags, there are emotions and actions that look like the real thing but really aren’t. With the best of intentions, I’ve seen smart leaders charge into sensitive interactions armed with what they believed was a combination of deep empathy, attuned listening, and … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Is Your Emotional Intelligence Authentic, or Self-Serving?.

Are you a leader or a manager? Here’s the difference

If you have a management title, you may think of yourself as a leader. However, there are some stark differences between how leaders and managers motivate people toward common goals. Halelly Azulay, founder and CEO of TalentGrow LLC and author of Employee Development on a Shoestring, says the main difference between leaders and managers is that leaders … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Are you a leader or a manager? Here’s the difference.

Managers Can’t Be Great Coaches All by Themselves

Ιn a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent discussions about development is one reason many companies are moving away from annual performance … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Managers Can’t Be Great Coaches All by Themselves.

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success (Infographic)

While you might be smart and have all the right skills to succeed at your job, if you lack emotional intelligence (EQ), there’s a high chance you’ll struggle to fully succeed in the workplace. The official definition of “emotional intelligence” is “the capacity to be aware of, control and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationshipsjudiciously and empathetically.” … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success (Infographic).

What David Rockefeller Taught Me about Life and Leadership

Shortly after graduate school I landed a job at Chase Manhattan Bank’s corporate headquarters in New York City. I was part of a management program that developed young employees who were viewed as potential future company leaders. It was then that I first met the legendary David Rockefeller, scion of perhaps America’s greatest family, and … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε What David Rockefeller Taught Me about Life and Leadership.

Επτά τρόποι σκέψης που μπορούν να φέρουν την επιτυχία

Γιατί ο manager πρέπει να βλέπει (και) τη θετική πλευρά ενός προβλήματος. Το παράδειγμα που ακολουθούσε ο Στρατηγός Αϊζενχάουερ και η ανάγκη... ενδοσκόπησης. Οι επτά συμβουλές. O manager πολλές φορές το μόνο που χρειάζεται να κάνει για να αντιμετωπίσει ένα πρόβλημα είναι να σκέφτεται θετικά. Παρακάτω μπορείτε να διαβάσετε ορισμένες συμβουλές με στόχο τη θετική … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Επτά τρόποι σκέψης που μπορούν να φέρουν την επιτυχία.

3 Trends in Organization Design Presenting Opportunities for Leaders

Business leaders today must deal with the fastest-changing marketplace in history. Change in organizations is a fact of life for them. Effective leadership thus requires that they stay up to date with trends in organization design, evaluate the validity of trending ideas, and determine how they might adapt them to suit their organization’s needs. While … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε 3 Trends in Organization Design Presenting Opportunities for Leaders.