While weak leaders blame their followers for a lack of alignment, strong leaders know that it is their responsibility to create it. Alignment doesn’t just happen. It is created. Here are three ways to make it happen with your team.
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Leaders must be authentic if they are to connect with their followers. In this guest post by LaRae Quy, she shares what she learned as a former undercover FBI agent about authenticity when her life was on the line.
If you are going to succeed as a creative, you need a meaningful platform in addition to a remarkable product. Here are three benefits to building your own.
Even though we’ve lost a great coach and teacher with John Wooden’s death, he left a legacy that that is especially relevant today: his virtuous leadership style.
Whether it is in the context of a one-on-one encounter, a small group discussion, or making a speech before an audience of thousands, the best leaders connect with people—in a way that touches their heart and leaves them transformed in some way. In the book, John shares five principles and five practices that will empower you to connect with people: Part 1: Connecting Principles Connecting Increases Your Influence in Every Situation Connecting Is All About Others Connecting Goes Beyond Words Connecting Always Requires Energy Connecting Is More Skill Than Natural Talent Part 2: Connecting Practices Connector Connect on Common Ground Connectors Do the Difficult Work of Keeping It Simple Connectors Create an Experience Everyone Enjoys Connectors Inspire People Connectors Live What They Communicate I found this book to be extremely practical.