How do you get people ‘on side’; get people to work with you on projects or pieces of work when you are not their immediate line manager? This is often called ‘Influence without Power’ and it can be a tough challenge when invariably these people are busy, stretched and have a million other priorities they’re… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership strategies
Earlier this year I posted an article called the Six Steps to Behaviour change. So I thought you’d like Marshall Goldsmith’s article and short video ‘You’ve changed! Why didn’t anybody notice?’ Here’s the link: You’ve Changed! Why Didn’t Anyone Notice?
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared Emma’s challenges in dealing with difficult employees and some thoughts from another blog reader, Dave, too.
Last week I responded to Emma’s email on Playground Behaviour. I had a great email from Dave, a member of this group, and I wanted to share his thoughts and ideas with you – a very big reminder to all of us to point the finger inwards first!!
A few weeks ago, I asked you to help me identify what the ‘hot leadership topics’ are for you at the moment and what you would like to see coming up in future Lead with Confidence blog posts (the favourites were around team building, resilience and influence and so I’ll be writing more on those… Read more »
Last week I was working with Susan (not her real name). Susan was promoted into a big role in a new organisation four months ago. When she joined, she gave a great speech to her whole team about her vision for the future and involved them in its creation. It sounded emotionally compelling. Her… Read more »
In the last year or so I’ve made a strong suggestion to two separate executive coaching clients (intellectually sharp and emotionally intelligent clients who have influenced great change in their previous roles) that they might want to think about leaving the organisations they’ve recently joined (totally different organisations as it happens). Actually, what I said… Read more »
The topic of trust is a very big one indeed and one which, until fairly recently, was not discussed much in organisations. How things change!
There is one book that I go back to again and again when I need to do less and be more.
Over the last three weeks we’ve been exploring the topic of gravitas. So far we’ve learned to get grounded and found out what to do with our inner critic. This week I want to introduce you to your coach who, of course, is the most wonderful human being on the planet.