Leaders at every level, including individual contributors
Not all managers are leaders and not all leaders are managers. In my 20 years of professional experience, I’ve: Been an individual contributor (IC) Been on teams filled with leaders Had managers who were leaders Had managers who weren’t Managed a team Though I enjoyed being a manager, I’ve chosen to spend the remainder of…
CEOs say this is their No. 1 challenge heading into 2021.
Remote work is complex—you don’t need nuanced behavioral data to understand that. But when you start to apply behavioral learnings, and think about how a virtual workplace might affect your people differently, you can begin to unpack the challenge.
Self-awareness: How do you measure your progress?
How would you go about measuring and improving your self-awareness? I recently shared one of our blogs about self-awareness as an upskilling endeavor with my network, encouraging people to note this particular snippet: “Increasing self-awareness is also a matter of professional development. You can view it on the same priority tier as attending workshops, reading…
Adjusting your remote leadership style for the sake of team cohesion
What do the most cohesive teams have in common? They understand who they are—both as a work unit and a collection of personalities. Remote teams especially need to understand how different behavioral drives play into the cohesion of the whole. And it’s on remote leadership to recognize that during times of stress and uncertainty—such as…
Building virtual leadership skills that last
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still figuring out what virtual leadership looks like. Maybe your business is familiar with this sort of experiment: Face-to-face meetings were replaced with video conferencing in an attempt to replicate the office environment, but Zoom or Skype fatigue eventually set in. You’ve started re-evaluating which meetings are truly essential….