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Watching the athletes at the Commonwealth Games made me think about how to replicate some of their effort, excitement, and achievement at work. We can’t operate at peak performance all the time, but we can lead others in a way that engages and inspires them to apply their talents and enjoy their work. What insights can we get from sport?
Do you return to work after a holiday with good intentions to work fewer hours, keep your inbox empty, your meetings short and your stress levels low? Maybe you manage this for a few days, then before you know it, you find you have slipped back into old habits. How can you turn your intentions into reality?
It’s time to give managers something more concrete and practical than Maslow, and there are some newer theories that are easily actionable.
If you are a leader and have both position power and charisma, you have enormous influence over other people and events – for good or ill. This is why there must be an ethical dimension to leadership…..
Key learnings from a Masterclass on Interaction Styles – a wonderful tool for emotional intelligence.
Hybrid working is here to stay – 90% of us say we don’t want to go back to pre-Covid work patterns and 51% say they would leave if the hybrid option was removed . Even so, hybrid working poses some difficulties for teams and their leaders, especially around creating a sense of connection to each other, to the team and to the organisation, when people are in and out of the office at different times.