Don’t Be a Bad Leader!
7 Tips to Help You Lead with Kindness and Compassion
Bad bosses come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. Some leaders are just ineffective and inconsequential. Others don't seem to know how to communicate. And numerous managers in organizations just aren’t cut out for leadership. But the worst type of bad boss is the one who acts like a jerk and gets away with it. I’m sure you know the kind of person I'm referring to: they aren't just bad at communication—they seem to take every opportunity to belittle their people and act most inappropriately. What's more, they have a way of taking all the credit when things go right, while managing to slip out of any blame or responsibility when things go wrong.
Mark Zuckerberg Is Wildly Successful — But Is He a Good Leader
When leaders talk about the goals they want to achieve for themselves, their organizations and their people, their dreams sound an awful lot like Mark Zuckerberg’s reality. He turns 34 years old this month, but he has already established himself as a supremely successful CEO. With a net worth that exceeds $60 billion and placement on lists of the most wealthy and influential people in the world, there’s no question that Zuckerberg is flourishing. His company, Facebook, is also one of the most important and well-known organizations in the digital era. Additionally, Zuckerberg has received a glowing 98% approval rating from his employees on glassdoor.com.
3 Ways Awesome Leaders Set and Manage Expectations
Within organizations and in life in general, setting and managing expectations is essential to success. In fact, the failure to set clear expectations is what ultimately leads to disappointment, underperforming, missing deadlines and the list of misses goes on.
Do You Need a Self-Awareness Tune Up?
“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” - Daniel Goleman