All of us are born creative. Some of us just walked away from it sooner than others. As creativity is essential for your best performance, it’s critical to find your way back to it.
4 Proven Ways To Ask Powerful Questions For Better Results
To improve the results of your direct reports and key partners, you need to start asking better questions.
And not just any questions – Powerful questions that lead to better results.
How To Avoid 3 Big Pitfalls For Better Decisions
Take the time to examine the facts available to you and gather different opinions. This allows you to see the situation more objectively. Don’t base a big decision on your gut instinct without exploring all the data first.
Understand these 3 pitfalls to avoid them and apply these 3 tips for better decisions.
How To Avoid The Life As Endless Checklist Trap
“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”– Robert LevineDo you ever feel like time is slipping out of your control? What about this one - working more efficiently is the only way to tackle all your to-do’s?What if this endless qu ...
How To Master The Paradoxical World Of Leadership (Part 2)
You can’t be everything for everybody. Some reports will find you too directive, others not enough. However, you can listen to feedback and adjust your style when needed.
In everything you do, seek to understand first and act second. There is no right way to lead your team or group. It is as unique as every individual in it. Therefore, your paradoxes and the balance you need to find for each of them will look differently than mine.
In parts 1 and 2 I have presented 7 which I consider most relevant to people managers working right now. Apply the relevant tips and examples as needed.
How To Master The Paradoxical World Of Leadership (Part 1)
Modern leadership is full of paradoxes. To be an effective leader and people manager you have to be aware of the big ones. In part 1, I’ve presented seven that I think are highly relevant for these times. However, you need to look at your specific situation and decide which of them are most relevant to you.
I’ve also shown you how The Paradoxical Theory of Change is a key first step to mastering the leadership landscape.
In part 2, we will look at specific situations, outcomes and actions you can take on your path to mastering more.
How to Rise to the Decision-Making Challenge Like a Champion
After leaving his club in smallville Germany in 1998, Dirk Nowitzki landed with perennial losers The Dallas Mavericks. After a difficult start with his new club in the "big league", Nowitzki went on to lead the Dallas Mavericks to 13 NBA Playoffs, includ ...