Our world, both online and offline, seems to be moving at lightening speed these days with no signs of slowing down.
Many people believe that only top level executives benefit from leadership training, but in reality, anyone who is going to lead a group or supervise another person can profit from training. Leadership training can help bring out the best in team members, particularly when leadership roles need to change within the team as the project progresses.
Competitive advantage occurs when an organization acquires or develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. - Wikipedia
When you are in a leadership position it is very important to learn how to delegate to others. It isn't always easy or you may not be willing to give up some of your responsibilities. However, it is mandatory in order to achieve your own goals while also developing your staff. Below please find 5 levels of delegation. The level you choose will depend on the willingness and ability of the employee:
A lot is going on in the world today. Not only is the world moving faster for everyone, but the need for stress management is almost universal. People have more on their plates than ever before, many people are worried about job security right now and those left in their jobs have a lot of demands placed on them - but there are things you can do to handle your stress better.
On October 30th we offered this complimentary webinar "5 Ways Training and Development Can Help Create An Innovative Culture". View the webinar below:
We are not all the same and we don’t all approach things the same way. When you learn about behavioral styles, the end result is that you can better lead people and realize what motivates them as unique individuals.
- Does your organization need to build a more innovative climate to compete in today's economy?
- Are you a learning talent or training manager seeking new ways to help leaders create an engaged, innovative climate?
- Do you need ideas, suggestions and tools to help you along the way?
Accountability at work means being held accountable for your actions, not pointing the finger at others when something goes wrong. If something needs to be done, whether it is your responsibility or not, it's important to not wait for direction to take action. Take the initiative and as Nike says "Just Do It!" Leaders need specific Interpersonal Leadership Skills to help create a culture that encourages and engaged accountable workforce.
One of the biggest challenges many managers and supervisors face is knowing the best way to develop an engaged, highly motivated workforce. The secret is for the manager to create an atmosphere that brings out the best in each individual. One management approach that worked excellently with one person may yield a different response from someone else. Here are four steps to follow to help motivate your employees: