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?
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”!