In this 3 minute video perspective I talk about our roles, talents and gifts within our organizations. When you understand these components your leadership and the effectiveness of your team will increase. It’s that simple.
Trust is the foundational glue of any relationship, partnership or business.
Good leaders teach younger leaders and / or children to become trustworthy – able to be trusted. We call that integrity or high character. All of this is good, in fact we need more of it.
Atmosphere affects our breathing, which affects our living.
The same is true with organizational cultures – they are an atmosphere. Some cultures can choke some people in a matter of minutes. Other cultures tend to kill people over months or years, but definitely harm an employees well-being. Others still, are free and clear and produce effective, long-term health.
Self-preservation occurs when you obsess on protecting the things you are afraid of losing. Your job, your authority, your salary, your bonus or your insurance are just a few examples. The problem occurs when this obsession to protect and retain begins to block us from what we give and how we lead. If you are over protecting what you have [...]