Great leaders rise to the top, but many need development and training along the way. You can foster a leadership culture with strategies that support accountability, high performance, and leadership competencies. Understand the most important leadership priorities focus on how to connect performance back to business results, and discover ways to drive employee engagement through leadership strategy.
It has been a long but busy year here at Unsavory Salt Mines. We’ve been occupied with the tasks of growing the company’s international footprint, and boosting margins. Our Chief Executive Officer has been a little distracted by some board issues, and his own civic and political interests. We changed Chief Operating Officers mid-year, and together with that change, we seem to have completely abandoned our emphasis on high-touch customer service in favor of increasing operating efficiency. I guess that’s akin to what it would be like if you suddenly adopted an operating model whereby getting the right presents under everyone’s tree took a distant back seat to getting the job done with nothing but part-time elves who are Skyped in from a distant land, and two less reindeer.
Regardless of your field of work, it’s likely that your pay, promotion, and overall employment is dependent on the numbers and results that you bring to the table at your organization. Whether we like it or not, we live in a results-based world, and today the pressure to perform is higher than ever.Read more
A first glance into the world of business suggests that titles are everything. Whose boss are you? Who is your boss? Titles have become so important that in some instances individuals begin to identify who they are with what they put after their name. In fact, the first thing most people ask about after your name is what you do!