There are several resources that will help you grow in your professional development. Some of the most accessible resources are books. We compiled this reading list to help get you started.
Mindset refers to your prevailing attitudes, beliefs, and perspectives about the world and yourself. It shapes how you interpret experiences, face challenges, and set goals. I’ve debated with colleagues whether mindset drives behaviors or whether behaviors drive mindset. As is sometimes the issue with these sorts of questions—especially questions that touch on the brain’s executive function—the only correct answer is that it depends. Are behavioral solutions sufficient to create and maintain a leadership style?
Organizations are recognizing the value of diversity and inclusion as key drivers of success. Inclusive leadership is emerging as a critical factor in creating a workplace that not only celebrates differences but also leans into them for innovation and growth.
In today’s business landscape, customer centricity has become the cornerstone of successful organizations. By prioritizing the needs, preferences, and experiences of customers, businesses can build stronger relationships, foster loyalty, and gain a competitive edge.
Providing feedback can be overwhelming and preparing to deliver critical feedback to your employees can be daunting. The following framework will give you examples to prepare for your performance review conversations.
Podcasts are a great resource for leaders and managers. They are convenient — you can listen to them almost anywhere at any time — and they are abundant — you can likely find at least one podcast on whatever topic you are interested in.
Engagement not only affects an individual’s work and sense of fulfillment in a job, but it also affects our interactions with each other. Conscious engagement is about being aware of your motivations and behaviors.
Organizations should focus on creating Constructive cultures by closing any gaps between their Ideal and Current culture profiles. People of all generations believe that a Constructive culture should be expected to maximize effectiveness.
Engaged, motivated workers are more likely to stay with an organization. That means less turnover. Engaged and motivated employees also are more productive. Unmotivated employees can drag down the whole team.
Being an agent of change for an organization’s culture requires solid strategic and communications skills. Those experienced in helping organizations to change their culture confirm that it can be a massive undertaking.