Why Changing Your Company Culture Requires More Art than Science by Partners in Leadership
Change management. I keep talking about it but change is the one constant in our culture today. These tips to apply change management are worth reading:
The one constant felt by leaders and entrepreneurs across the business landscape is that change is perpetually happening–and in most cases at an alarming rate.
New competitors, revolutionary scientific discoveries, breakthrough technologies, challenging regulations…the list goes on. And from recent events, even something as “trivial” as a video game like Pokémon Go can cause a ripple effect felt across multiple industries.
No industry is static, and many are driven by forces beyond them. To deal with change–whether it’s for obtaining a competitive advantage or just trying to survive–organizations around the globe can either create shifts in their strategies, their products, or their people.
A Prayer for the School Year by Hayley Morgan
As we send our children off to school, these tips are helpful to remember as parents.
How do we help our children grow and thrive in school? I think it has less to do with what we do, and more to do with how much we can let go of. It seems like allowing God room to act is faith-stretching for us, which can be faith-building for our children.
I believe if we can focus on five radical ideas, we’ll be armed to guide them through the exciting and confusing times of growing up.
Olympic Swimming, Excellence and Your Mundane Week by Eric Geiger
Is talent just natural or as a result of grit and hard work? Eric sheds some light on the pursuit of excellence.
For the Christian leader, consistently executing the essentials is what builds an excellent culture. Not getting bored with the basics and constantly chasing something new, but consistently fulfilling the duties of a leader.
Why You Must Learn to Disappoint People by Shauna Niequist
Are you someone who doesn’t like to disappoint? This post is for you:
For so many years, I was deeply invested in people knowing that I was a very competent, capable, responsible person. I needed them to know that about me, because if that was true about me, I believed, I would be safe and happy.
If I was responsible and hardworking, I would be safe and happy.
Fast forward to a deeply exhausted and resentful woman, disconnected from her best friends, trying so darned hard to keep being responsible, but all at once, unable. Something snapped, and my anger outweighed my precious competence.
15 Daily Routines that Heighten Emotional Intelligence on Success.com
Emotional intelligence is crucial in the workplace, and these 15 routines will help you manage stress as a leader and be more grounded.
You’ve heard it before: Emotional Intelligence is the newest predictor of highly successful people.1 They’re emotionally balanced, in tune with their gut, and have the innate ability to listen, empathize, creatively solve problems, and basically take over the world.
Where does that leave those of us who didn’t seem to inherit the discipline to effectively manage stress, the sunny personality that radiates positivity and the restraint to pause before speaking in stressful situations? Well the good news is, like IQ, EQ can be built over time with daily practice.