Tag Archives: leadership behaviors

Leadership Perspectives: What’s Your Reality?

I’ve been writing about leadership perspectives and the three distinct ways leaders fail to use information efficiently. The third way is not wanting to see the truth.
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Sharpen Your Leadership Perspective

How do you sharpen your leadership perspective? All too often, I see leaders fail to use information efficiently, often ignoring what’s hidden from view. Understandably, information outside the forefront is harder to observe, but it may be the most critical to obtain. Details not initially obvious often have the greatest impact, and their elusiveness causes […]
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Respect at Work: You’ve Earned It!

I’ve been exploring respect at work, and how we as leaders can be doing a better job demonstrating respect in the workplace, especially when employees have earned it.
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Respect at Work: Is It Everyone’s Right?

As a coach, I often hear people talk of the challenges of working with multiple generations. We have some pretty good research on how each generation sees the world and what motivates them. Bottom line, we all want respect at work. But is it everyone’s right?
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Respect at Work: The Role of Leaders

When it comes to respect at work, the role of leaders is clear: lead by positive example. I can’t emphasize this enough. It’s more than a suggestion. Leaders set the tone of the entire organizational culture by modeling acceptable workplace behavior.
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The Reality of Workplace Respect

The reality of workplace respect might surprise you. Consider this: Harvard Business Review research reveals that over 50% of people don’t feel respected by their leaders. Many employees find that disrespect is indicative of their work culture as well, and 25% of them claim that this is caused by a disrespectful leader as their role […]
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Patience: A Leader’s Key for Growth

Most leaders I talk with agree that results, profits, and value for shareholders often take top priority. Everyone wants everything faster, including growth. But fulfilling a vision for an organization requires planning, risk, communication, commitment, motivation and engagement. It requires patience.
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Patience: A Leader’s Key to Positive Change

How is your leadership patience? In today’s fast-paced culture, it’s more important than ever. Ask any leader who has successfully turned around an entire organization. Successful positive change takes time. It takes endurance. It takes patience.
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A Leader’s Guide to Practicing Patience

Frustration happens. Ask any leader feeling the pressure of increasing goals and expectations. It seems everyone wants everything faster. But what I have seen distinguish extraordinary leaders from their broken or burned-out peers is patience; practicing patience separates strong leaders from weak leaders.
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Real Power Lies in Positivity

Tough negotiators are just that: tough. The real strength, and power, lies in positivity. I’ve been writing about the power of leadership positivity. Did you know that negotiators who strategically display an authentic positivity are more likely to gain concessions and close deals?
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