Valuable Insights for Today's Leaders
Some of the causes of the great employment disruption of 2021 are beyond the influence of employers. However, initiatives that can be implemented to retain employees and attract those who are looking for a change.
Businesses should strive to differentiate themselves by becoming the preferred company of not just customers, but of employees and vendors as well.
Leaders, expose your employees to new, meaningful experiences. Get them out of their comfort zones. There is no better way for them to develop. It will help them build confidence.
You can never do enough due diligence on a company you may consider joining.
Servant leadership is an effective leadership style because it develops current and future leaders within the company, and it helps create a sense of ownership in what employees do. It’s a significant competitive differentiator.
A key leadership principle is to avoid adverse unintended consequences of decisions, especially when those consequences could undermine the credibility and trust that others have in you.
It is to our detriment that we are not united in this war against Covid-19. Had we been united on facts from the start of the pandemic, far fewer deaths and much less damage to our economy would have occurred.
Employee engagement is a source of competitive advantage. Empower your direct reports. Help them develop a sense of ownership in what they do. Set expectations, jointly establish goals and cut them loose to do their thing. Hold them accountable for results.