Great Infographic on Workplace Trust that I found on Entrepreneur.com that was developed by UNUM. In another Trust article on Entrepreneur, the author outlines the 10 steps to Multiply Trust In Your Organization, The ten steps should come as no surprise. 1. Involve people in the decisions affecting them. 2. Pay close attention to Relationships. 3. […]Read more "Building Workplace Trust"
Canadian Business Magazine recently published their 2014 CEO of the Year Issue. There is a great leadership lesson to be learned in each profile of this year’s top CEOs. 1. If It Is Not Worth Doing Well, It Is Not Worth Doing National Bank of Canada’s Louis Vachon talks about giving up practicing Kendo (a […]Read more "Top CEOs of 2014 – Leadership Lessons"
Happy Friday Everyone. Welcome to the first installment of 3 Good Reads where we will pick (you guessed it) three things worth reading this week. In Leadership: 1. Top Companies for Developing Leaders Share These 5 Leadership Traits. Caroline Ceniza-Levine summarizes what the 2014 winners of Aon Hewitt’s “Top Companies For Leaders” all have in common. Read […]Read more "3 Good Reads"
In a recent HBR article, Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman write about why middle managers are so unhappy. No one should really be surprised with their Top 5. 5. They don’t feel valued or appreciated. 4. They feel they are treated unfairly compared with others. 3. Their work lacks meaning and purpose. 2. They see no career […]Read more "Top 5 Reasons Middle Managers are So Unhappy"
Whether it is developing assessments, coaching executives, or just taking better care of our clients than anyone else…our team here at Sigma is second to none. Case in point are the in-house resources that we develop for our coaching clients. So for today’s post, I thought I would share one of those resources specifically targeted […]Read more "Strategic Planning Skills: Development Pointers (Part 1)"
Properly implemented 360 degree feedback initiatives have the potential to deliver a great deal of value for your employees and your organization. 360 degree feedback: Reinforces the links between what is required for the job and actual performance. Provides a way to actually measure performance in a quantitative (ratings) and qualitative (comments) way. Gives employees […]Read more "Are You Ready for 360 Degree Feedback?"
Schedule Time for Enhancing Your Technical Knowledge with today’s Leadership Development Tip! Technical knowledge can mean a variety of things depending on your organization. The knowledge may be technology based if you work at a software company or regulatory in nature if you work in the financial services sector. Regardless of what type of organization […]Read more "Get Technical"