Category Archives for "A Better Leader"

5 Incredibly Practical Ways To Measure The Effectiveness of Your Leadership Training

Effective Leadership Training

With his “Cost of Doing Nothing” calculator, author and leadership expert Ken Blanchard conducted extensive research, including analysis of hundreds of companies. His findings revealed that each year a company fails to incorporate true leadership development, the greater the negative financial impact. In fact, he determined that ignoring leadership development leads to an average loss […]

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5 Ways to Prep Your Team for Leadership

grow new leaders

Every leader wants self-motivated employees who can think and act for themselves. Once you reach a point where every employee is engaged and doing an excellent job staying motivated, it’s a good idea to start looking for new leaders among those employees. Here are five ways to instill leadership skills into your team members that will serve […]

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What Kind of Decision-Maker Are You?

decision making for leaders

Your decision-making process and leadership style can make a direct impact on employee job satisfaction and overall happiness. While it’s important to lead your group and make decisions in a way that works for you personally, you’ll also want employees to avoid unnecessary union organizing as a reaction to job dissatisfaction. With that in mind, […]

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Who Makes Better Leaders: Introverts or Extroverts?

better leaders: introverts extroverts

With a full 40 percent of executives considering themselves introverts, there’s plenty of evidence that suggests both personality types can be excellent leaders. Extroverts may excel at motivating certain types of employees, but introverts often have superior planning skills. If you want to become a leader, you’ll need both skills, plus other traits that may […]

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How Using Social Media Makes You A Better Leader

Social Media for Leaders

Engaging Employees With the Power of Social Media Imagine sending a tweet to employees with this question: What one thing could we do to improve employee engagement? It’s a question traditional leaders aren’t likely to ask because they rely on antiquated employee communication systems. This involves tiers of managers submitting information via emails and formal […]

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Leadership Succession Planning: 5 Great Tips!

Leadership Succession Planning

There is a widely held belief that businesses benefit from a combination of internal promotions and outside recruitment. While securing managerial talent from competitors is usually straightforward, developing people from within an organization to rise through the ranks can be a little tricky. Unfortunately, developing individuals within a team and building on their managerial potential […]

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7 Ways to Motivate Your Managers

Motivate Your Managers

Your managers are responsible for keeping employees productive, for building team morale and even goal-setting. Yet, we often neglect that the fact that managers themselves can reach a place of disengagement. Wondering how to motivate your motivators? Here are seven great ideas you can use to create better leaders right away! 1. Communicate Consistently Policies […]

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How to Grow New Leaders in your Organization

How to grow new leaders

One of the most important aspects of organizational development is succession planning and, in particular, growing new leaders. There are lots of ways to develop a positive culture in your place of work that will nurture and grow the leaders of the future. Here’s how to turn your workplace into an organization that grows the […]

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