What do you do during virtual meetings? Do you multi-task? Do you put the phone on mute? What do you wear on a work-at-home day? (Don’t worry, it’s a rhetorical question, I don’t expect you to answer.) Most of us, at least occasionally, work remotely from the rest of our team. As a result, conference… Continue reading Are you brave enough for your voice to be heard?
Several years ago I created a team-building activity around the concept of emotional bank accounts. The idea is that our relationships with each other are like “bank accounts.” Each interaction is equivalent to making a deposit or withdrawal. Positive interactions are deposits and negative interactions are withdrawals. Over time the balance increases, stays static or gets overdrawn. Generally,… Continue reading Increase Your Emotional Investment, Get Happy Results
Ok, not everything, but I have learned valuable lessons from her that could be applied to effective leadership. I’m single with no kids, so a dog is my teacher – if you have a significant other and/or children, you may feel the same way about those who share your home. Leadership, to me, is about… Continue reading Everything I learned about leadership I learned from my dog
You, me and 91,000 other people have read this post Wolf Pack by Barbara Hermel Bach on Facebook. “A wolf pack: the first 3 are the old or sick, they give the pace to the entire pack. If it was the other way round, they would be left behind, losing contact with the pack. In case… Continue reading Pack of Wolves, a Model for Leadership?
In the spring, when we see a new bud, we think it just appeared one day. In reality, it’s been forming for a long time. That’s the thing about new growth, it takes awhile to appear. Just like this blog, it’s been waiting to appear, and now it’s ready to sprout. This is my first… Continue reading New Growth