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Using a Delegating Leadership Style to Move Mountains

A delegating leadership style implies a hands-off approach in which the leader delegates authority and entrusts others with responsibility. This style acknowledges that employees are capable of making decisions independently. If you want to increase your output...

Achieve Your Goals, with Your Values and Beliefs

Did you ever think about why your values and beliefs are so important to you? Beliefs – the things you hold to be true Values -- beliefs that you consider worthwhile and should guide your actions There’s a reason that we choose our friends, join certain organizations,...

Make Coaching Part of Your Leadership Development Plan

Every organization needs leaders who can think and act independently and a leadership development plan is your road map for career progression and organizational improvement. And, critical to every leader’s success, are their opportunities to benefit from...

Power and Authority: What’s it Got to do with Leadership?

Power and Authority: Power – the ability to influence the behavior of others or the course of events Authority – the right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience Perhaps one of the greatest mistakes of a new leader or project manager is attempting to...

How to Improve Employee Engagement: Live Your Values

We’re going to walk through how to improve employee engagement by discussing why values are so important, introducing a scenario and lessons learned, and finally, a summary. Here is the simplest definition of employee engagement I’ve encountered: “Employee engagement...

7 Tips for Realizing Employee Development Goals

Employee Development Goals Employee development goals are long-term objectives that help each member of your team not only perform their job, but they are learning-oriented so that each individual has the opportunity to grow and take on new responsibilities....

Aligning Goals in Your Career Development Plan

Any career development plan must consider the needs of the organization, but a critical step, however, is to align yourself with the right organization. Once you know that your personal and professional values align, it’s time to concentrate on your goals; skip this...

3 Tips for Employee Performance Goals

Employee performance goals can take many forms. They might answer what or how things need to be done, but most important, be sure they answer why. When your employees understand why, they make the connection between their goals and the company’s mission; it becomes...

Why is Character Development So Important for Leadership ?

Beyond listing character traits that define good leaders, let’s take a closer look at developing leadership character development. Perhaps most important for positive character development, your personal and professional values must align with your organization....

The Right Way to Lead: Live Your Values and Beliefs

Why do we join organizations, choose certain friends, or pursue a place of work? You want to live your values! With so many options available today, what attracts us enough that we are willing to invest our most precious resource, our time? Ideally, we want to...

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