When leaders impose new directives without explanation or context, or when they criticize poor performance in harsh ways, they often fail to get the results they seek. When tough decisions must be made, unpleasant news has to be delivered, or big changes are on the horizon, going neutral can be the best approach.
How my rambunctious chocolate Labrador puppy led me to discover the beauty of country music and the power of a song to impart wisdom.
Are we spending so much time in meetings that we aren't getting our work done and causing ourselves a lot of stress?
Being able to give constructive criticism is so important and now more than ever when we don’t have the benefit of in-person communication.
Our experiences, large and small, make up the storyline of our lives. And right now, they are stunted. I've had some great connections over Zoom, but those experiences have been in 2D.
Reputation is not so much what you say about yourself, but rather what people see and hear for themselves and what others say about you.
It doesn’t take much to create a firestorm. One tweet dashed off in haste can lead to job ousters, plunging stock prices, and reputational damage that can take years to overcome. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips for avoiding an unnecessary crisis.
Starting a company is a giant leap of faith and one I took two decades ago. It’s been quite a ride with lots of ups and downs. But what sustains me, especially now in the midst of a pandemic and global economic crisis are some valuable lessons learned shared in this post.
Despite, or perhaps because of the pandemic, internal communications is finally getting its due. Here are few tips for how to connect with employees especially as businesses contemplate a return to work.