It’s not that difficult to make something simple, complex. But, if you want to make something complex simple, it requires a great effort.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter.
Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.
But how and when on earth are we supposed to do all that is the reply received from newly qualified project managers only weeks into their new positions when we describe some of the activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders.
Leaders are called to believe and see a beautiful, bright and expansive future for those who can’t see one for themselves.
According to a recent survey, roughly 90% of folks who read this post are presently working with at least one person who, mentally, would be described as a manipulator.
Our 9-to-5 grind has produced a cult of workaholics. And regrettably, the eight to twelve hour workday hasn’t shifted in years.
Most people hate office politics, but if we want to move up the chain in an organization, we have to learn how to deal with people who have bad intentions.
In the corporate world, there is a growing recognition that strong relationships with customers can form the bedrock of future innovation.