Listen to the Chattahoochee Driftwood leadership podcast to hear a discussion with executive coach Scott McBride on the importance of emotional intelligence for a leader.
I hope your week is getting off to a good start. Being a leader in an organization often means that you are incredibly busy and it is difficult just to het your personal to-do list complete (if that ever really happens). Because of that busyness, we often forget one of our most important job as… Read More
“This has changed my world” – a strong statement from a friend of mine in Michigan. Now what was he talking about? Years ago, I was taught a simple approach to addressing issues we see in the people we lead without generating unhealthy conflict. It is especially helpful if there is a possibility of being… Read More
I have long been fascinated with the application of strengths in a person’s life. So often in our lives, especially in regards to work, we are told what is “wrong” with us and we are made to focus solely on improving our weaknesses disregarding our strengths. Math is a subject that I have struggled with… Read More
Yes, taking care of people does result in getting more stuff done! Listen to our podcast this week on how to do so.
The title of this article is a quote by Simon Sinek. I do believe that leaders are made, that it is a skill that can and should be learned. However, I do realize that sometimes some people are born with certain attributes that help them rise to incredible heights in leadership. One example of this… Read More
Can conflict be both bad and good? What about when it comes to the teams we work on? Listen to the Chattahoochee Driftwood podcast episode about conflict and then let us know what you think!
People are incredibly, and frustratingly unique and complex. As a good leader, we are not to to to stamp out that weirdness – that uniqueness – but to maximize it to make strong teams. “Well-roundedness is a misguided and futile objective when it comes to individual people; but when it comes to teams it’s an… Read More
Listen to our latest episode of the Chattahoochee Driftwood leadership podcast where we discuss the leadership approach of “Be-Know-Do”.
Here is another way of thinking about leadership from someone I enjoy – Simon Sinek. “The leaders of great organizations do not see people as a commodity to be managed to grow money. They see the money as the commodity to be managed to help grow their people.” Simon Sinek in “Leaders Eat Last” “To… Read More