25 Nov 2018

 How To Manage Conflict With Different People           By  Training MaD Conflict usually carries a strong, negative connotation. However, it is through conflict that we understand, develop, and grow. Although these situations can be uncomfortable to sit with at first, navigating them with the right tools and communication style is what makes handling conflict easier. In your workplac...

11 Nov 2018

Sherlock Holmes is a master of deduction: Using evidence to determine the crime and the criminal.Surprisingly, this same objective evidence-based approach can be used to interview a candidate for just about any skill, trait or competency. In an earlier post, I demonstrated how Sherlock as the hiring manager interviewed a person for technical competency by examining the projects the p...

11 Nov 2018

Identified by researchers from Deloitte in study of 19,000 workers Pioneers work by gut instinct and like to take risks  Guardians prefer stability and like to bring order and disciple to a team Drivers are all about results while Integrators like harmony among people Are you the person who loves to take risks in your career without worrying about the consequences, or is workin...

11 Nov 2018

hen I talk about following, I’m not talking about clicking follow on Twitter or on Facebook. I’m specifically talking about the people behind the leaders—who make or break those leaders.Too many people malign followers, as if being one is somehow an inherently bad thing. But the truth is, there isn’t anyone among us who isn’t a follower, in some respect, at some point in their lives....

11 Nov 2018

1. Inspires and motivates othersGreat leaders create a vision of the future that is vivid and compelling, and that motivates employees to want to achieve it. Everyone wants to work for a company that makes a difference in the world. As a leader, you are best able to help the members of your team connect what they do to the impact it has on customers and communities.2. Dis...

11 Nov 2018

All traditions throughout the ages have had exceptional coaches.  We may have called them advisors, sages, elders, wisdom-keepers, teachers, mentors, shamans, gurus, or masters.  No matter what their titles, we have always turned to them to help us look at our lives and behaviors from deeper and broader vantage points.  These coaches helped their “coachees” – seekers, disciples, students...

11 Nov 2018

“How do I know when I can trust a Rebel at Work?”We often get asked this question. A manager or team leader hears Lois or I present, agrees with our message that the people who work for him often have solutions for the team’s problems or can identify new opportunities, but double clutches at the point of empowerment. Can I trust her?In this instance, the manager is using the word...