Openness At Work And Trust

The majority of adults spend over 50% of their time at work and like it or not, our colleagues and boss are the people we interact with the most. This week we’ll explore openness as the third foundation of trusting professional relationships. ...

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Trust: Reliability Over Time

How reliable are you as a leader? It’s important to have a clear definition of what it means to be reliable in your organization. You might think reliability is predictability or dependability. However, there’s much more to it, ...

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TRUST - The Foundation For Relationships

Happy fall y’all! With Labor Day behind us, it’s time to look at our foundations of success for the remainder of 2019. We’ll start with the essential leadership competency of trust building. Success in all areas is dependent on ...

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The Value of Mindfulness & Meditation at Work

You know by now the importance of mental well-being, particularly at work. We’ll round out the month by exploring meditation and mindfulness. As a leader, mindfulness and meditation are valuable practices. First, know that the terms refer to ...

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The Dangers of Stress To Your Mental Well-being

Stress is more than a daily annoyance. It affects our lives, both physiologically and psychologically, at work and at home. It’s important to recognize and understand the negative effects of stress as we pursue our path to mental well-being and a ...

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Good Sleep Is A Cornerstone of Mental Wellbeing

Welcome to the month of “back to school” and for many it’s back to reality. Regardless of whether you have children in school, you can bet some of your employees do. This time of year begs adjustments, including bedtime and sleep. We spoke in ...

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Mental Wellbeing And A Positive Employee Experience

Summer is a favorite time of year for most of us! Hopefully you’ve been able to take time off to tend to your mental wellbeing, a focal point for you and your team’s employee experience. After effectively completing your midyear performance ...

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Open-Mindedness, Humility and Courage - Leadership Necessities

you been taking stock of what’s needed to deliver your mid-year reviews? If you’ve been following us this month, it’s time to wrap up the six key competencies required to conduct effective reviews. Open-mindedness Humility and ...

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Giving Feedback At The Mid-Year Performance Review

I’ve spent the past few weeks talking about the importance of the mid-year performance review. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with your employees. Keeping your team members ...

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Motivating Your Employees At The Mid-Year Review

A critical competency as a seasoned leader is being able to motivate employees to perform well throughout the year. At performance review time, however, you may face hesitancy and resistance to feedback. How can you keep them motivated while ...

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Mid-Year Employee Performance Review Part 2

Mid-Year Employee Performance Review Part 2 Getting prepared for performance reviews is a must this time of the year. Checking in on goals and performance is best practice at  mid-year , as it ensures a higher probability of success at year-end. ...

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Mid-Year Employee Performance Check-in

You’re at mid-year and in the lazy days of summer. It’s time to conduct employee performance check-ins. I talked about checking in on goals  last month.  The reason it’s the best time for this important management practice is to set your ...

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