Posts Tagged ‘Trust’

Are you good at decision-making?

Are you good at decision-making? Effective decision-making is a key ability for any leader, as it determines the ROI of any project and ultimately whether the firm is successful. Most of us assume that we make good decisions, but extensive research has shown that this is not true. Do you know which techniques can maximize your…

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Stop Complaining About Your Colleagues Behind Their Backs

HBR posted an interesting article about how a “confirmation expedition” affects the reputation of those who gossip more than their targets. I think that the third strategy for not engaging in this behavior (towards the end of the article) should have been: “Make it a personal policy to talk to the person you have a…

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Is it possible to be a manager and a coach?

Do you know how time pressure can often result in leaders just telling employees what to do and not looking for input? When you are overwhelmed, it’s hard to take a moment, go beyond what you want done and ask for feedback. Pressure closes us off from our creative side, which allows us to consider…

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What happened to my great idea?

I have a great idea! Sometimes we have a great idea and cannot wait to share it with our team! You present it with enthusiasm and it is well received by the team, but the implementation takes forever, or doesn’t occur. What happened? You were excited, and your first instinct was to sell the team…

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