If you live near a river, you know that it has narrow and wide points. Typically the river will start out fairly narrow and widen as it continues the journey to its final destination. Early settlers often traveled and crossed over our rivers to get from one location to another. Surely they discovered that some
What do effective leaders have in common? It isn’t physique, diet, or rituals that they share—it’s mental fortitude. We expect our leaders to be strong, level-headed, and unrattled by surprises that come their way. After all, where would Bill Gates be right now if he sat around whining about Apple and feeling sorry for himself
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Many leaders are discovering something that was once taboo in the workplace ... laughter and playfulness. A good leader knows how to season the workplace with lighthearted humor and joy. Southwest Airlines is famous for this type of work environment. Benefits of Playfulness: 1. Laughter is a natural human expression. 2. Humor helps reduce stress
In our last article, we began to look at qualities of a good follower. Here are some additional traits found in loyal, committed team members. Show Appropriate Appreciation and Recognition. Leaders face a great deal of pressure and responsibility. When unacknowledged, leaders can feel unappreciated or taken for granted. By being sensitive to the stress