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Leadership Transparency: 3 Ways to Be More Open with Your People

Leadership is not something you do to people, it’s something you do with people. Letting people know what they can expect from you underscores the idea that leadership is a partnering process. 379 more words


What Do Workers Want? Better communication with their leader for starters

Earlier this month, I noticed that a few of my Facebook friends were posting a link to a Wall Street Journal post titled What Do Workers Want from the Boss? 483 more words


The Curse of Unspoken Expectations - 3 Ways to Improve Teamwork and Collaboration

Unspoken expectations are a curse upon relationships. It’s a surefire way to guarantee you will have conflict and discord that leads to poor teamwork and collaboration in the workplace. 619 more words


Are You An Earnest Leader? 5 Reasons to Be More Intentional and Purposeful

I have always loved the word earnest, and I bestow the word on another person when it is, well, earnestly earned!  One who, according to Dictionary.com, is “serious in intention, purpose or effort … showing depth and sincerity of feeling” is good company indeed.  502 more words


Are You Being Clear About Expectations?

Today’s managers play a dual role—balancing their people management tasks along with their own work. Recently one of my clients was discussing this challenge and her specific time constraints. 357 more words


Providing Clear Direction—You’re Not Being Bossy; You’re Being A Boss

About 25 years ago I was running my coaching business out of my home office. I had an assistant come to the house twice a week to run errands and do some light bookkeeping for me so I could keep my focus on building the business and coaching my clients. 504 more words

Performance Management

Growing Moss

I suppose I’ve been waiting for an answer to come to me before sharing it in glorious fashion here in my own private little blog world. 672 more words