Your body uses micro-expressions to reconcile inconsistency between your words and your thoughts. Most micro-expressions occur in the eye region. Detection is usually subconscious. This is why professional poker players wear sunglasses or a hat to shade their eyes. Said differently, people can sense when their leader is inauthentic. Even if they can't articulate what… Continue reading Leadership Micro-expressions
For those in leadership, have you ever wondered to yourself, “Does it really matter?” I am sure you work really hard at your job. We all work really hard at our jobs. Most of us, with any fortune will move on to other roles; or we will promote people from our team to larger responsibilities on other… Continue reading Does Your Leadership Matter?
Apathy Is On the Rise! Employee Engagement at All-time Low! Today's Workers Lack Innovation! Headlines like these cause concern for those in leadership who are accountable to shareholders, investors, founders or consumers to deliver improved ....results, quality, performance or anything that relies on people for success. Every business, non-profit agency and educational institution is learning that… Continue reading Calling All Leaders!
In 2010 a friend shared a video that changed my view of the role of leaders. In his landmark Ted Talk, Simon Sinek explained that great leaders inspire action by communicating their "why"(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp0HIF3SfI4). Like you, I have been frustrated by command and control managers who suck the joy out of work. I have also felt the empowerment of… Continue reading It’s Your “Why”!