Building trust when you are new

Building trust when you are new

Being new to an organization or new role can be an exciting time. Your energy and engagement levels are very high and if you found your job instead of settling on any job out there (EP 228-231), you likely have high hopes for your future with the company. ...
How to handle tough conversations

How to handle tough conversations

Tough conversations are…well.. tough.  It’s certainly not the most enviable part of being a leader, but it’s certainly a differentiator between an ok manager and a leader worth following.  A great leader doesn’t shy away from difficult...
Listen even when it’s difficult

Listen even when it’s difficult

Listening can be hard. There are typically many things vying for your attention while you try to focus on someone else, from the speaker to your own mental and emotional state and even the setting where you receiving the message.  Here are some factors that...
People over positions

People over positions

The talk of the great resignation is the hot topic these days in the business world. Some companies are working to get ahead of the exodus of talent from the organization, others are afraid to even broach the topic in fear of speaking it into existence and a...