Picture this: You’re a leader and you just received your employee attitude survey back. You scan through the results and your heart sinks — all you see are sad faces, negative slopes, dropped scores and red, lots of red. All you want to do is turn things around, but where do you start?
Into every leadership journey a little rain must fall. At some point, the numbers will start to head south or that key project may start to miss critical milestones. It happens to all of us at some point. As a leader, you are defined not by your challenges…
It’s hard to believe that we are already at the midpoint of the calendar year! Now is a great time for some reflection and plans to close out 2019 with strength.
Great leaders make tough decisions and make them at the right time, no matter what individuals around those executives think they should do. Experienced executives tend to be better at timing their high impact decisions than inexperienced ones…
In the last article I explored how leaders can sometimes feel alone due to the nature of the decisions they make. Now I will look at a simple way to improve the quality of decisions.
I know that sounds odd. But it is often true. Leading any organization is not a popularity contest and sometimes leaders need to do things that really make them realize how alone they are. I feel this myself as a leader of our company.
ACCESS Employment webinar on “Empowering Women in Leadership”, held on October 9, 2018. Watch our very own Amrita Garg – Executive & Leadership Coach at Impact Coaches, talk about her own journey in the overseas leadership role and how she established her career in Canada. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1281094168088838669
Studies consistently show that between 50-70 percent of planned change efforts fail. Why is this case, especially considering the extensive amount of time and resources many organizations devote to getting change right? From my experience, it is less about what these organizations are doing, and more about what they are not doing.