How To Think Like A Leader
For some, shifting into a leader’s mindset is intuitive, something that comes easy. For many others, that shift can take significant time and effort. And be quite humbling.
The Challenge Of Managing Time And Energy
I learned from my organization and from Stephen Covey a tried and true way to manage my time and energy.
How To Lead Through Change
FranklinCovey's Chief People Officer and bestselling author of Get Better, Todd Davis, shares the most important thing leaders can do to effectively lead through change.
The Greatest Missed Opportunity In Business Today
Leaders have so much to do, and it’s not easy to set aside the time to meet with our team members individually. And it’s easy to cancel that time, but here's why you shouldn't.
Do You Want To Be A Great Leader?
Do you want to be a great leader, or do you want your team to be led by a great leader? Although these phrases seem similar, there is an important difference between the two.
Make The Mental Leap To Leader
The role of the leader is to ask, am I willing to step back, slow things down a little, and develop the capabilities of my team?
Redirect Credit And Motivate Your Team
As the face of your team and their work, it’s common to receive more of the credit (and more of the blame) than you might deserve. Here's why you need to share the credit.
4 Tips On Team Communication
Imagine never having to wonder where things stand with a direct report’s project and never feeling caught off guard by a status question from your boss. These 4 tips can help make that a reality.
Work/Life Balance For Leaders
Work/life balance seems like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Try these simple tips from Todd Davis to boost your energy and renew yourself.
Leading An Overwhelmed Team
Sometimes saying "No" to new projects isn't always an option. If you're leading an overwhelmed team, try these simple tips.
Know When To Deliver Feedback
Feedback can be insightful to direct reports, but when is the right time to give it? Here are 5 tips to know when to deliver feedback.
3 Steps To Increase Ownership Of Goals
Once goals are set, teams must take ownership for them and follow through. Unfortunately, that is easier said than done. Here are 3 steps to increase ownership of goals.
How To Handle 1-on-1s
It’s easy to let 1-on-1s become monotonous and to basically turn into boring status updates. Use these tips to hold effective 1-on-1s and reveal concerns you wouldn’t hear otherwise.
How New Leaders Can Handle Resentment
Going from team player to team coach can be tricky, but hiding from resentful people will only make things worse. Show you’re in charge but willing to work with them with these tips.
4 Tips To Handle Constant Interruptions
Constant interruptions ruin productivity and they are an unavoidable challenge that all leaders face. Use these 4 tips to handle interruptions and to minimize their impact on your productivity.
Take Stock Of Your Emotional Bank Accounts
Are you at risk of being overdrawn or even bankrupt in any of your relationships? You can either grow your relationships or depreciate them.
Start With Humility
Has your lack of humility held you back? Would you know if it had? If you believe you have room to improve, then you can only get better.
See The Tree, Not Just The Seedling
Are you quick to decide that someone doesn't have what it takes? Empowering individuals improves the whole, the challenge is to recognize potential in others and encourage them to reach it.
Avoid The Pinball Syndrome
At the end of a busy day, do you ever feel you've accomplished nothing of real value? It's easy to get caught up in distractions and to lose focus on what is truly important.
Play Your Roles Well
Does success in one area of your life ever come at the expense of another? Make sure to identify your most critical roles and the contribution you want to make in each one.