As a Leader, Do you Know When You Have Unhappy Employees?

I've see it over and over again - someone coming for help to deal with the job they say they hate. It didn't seem to be what they expected, or thought, and they don't know how to deal with this sad fact. Often, these individuals are having mood issues, i.e. feeling sad, anxious, angry, frustrated, …

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Leadership Motivation

Leaders, in their role with all of the tasks and responsibilities they shoulder, need to be self-motivated. Motivation is that drive or urge that gets things done. Leaders need to tap into their intrinsic needs, which meets needs within, while extrinsic needs are gained outside. Mindset is a big factor in motivation; the more positive …

Good Leaders Have Good, Daily Habits

When we think of good leaders, there are several that come to mind: Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Sir Richard Branson, and John Maxwell. What makes them so 'good'? In addition to creating profitable and well-known companies, they all have strict daily habits that they live(d) by. Leading is a big responsibility and the world lays …

Leadership Style – Which is Right For You?

I mentioned yesterday that a good portion of individuals who either are in leadership roles, or who want to be, don't pay attention to the type of leadership style they want to portray. I'm not sure many know that there are leadership models to adopt and follow, that lead to leadership effectiveness, which include: Trait …

Should Leaders Understand How the Brain Works?

One of the biggest trends in the coaching industry is the study of neuroscience, or how the brain works. Understanding the biological, physiological and psychological functions of the brain - or the why we do what we do - is what helps in clients making their desired goals and results. I believe that leaders also …