5 Leadership Lessons From a Crazy Dancing Guy Entrepreneur Derek Sivers popularized this dancing guy 8 years ago with his observations about leadership. I think there’s more to learn. Everyone is a leader…we’re almost always in a dual role of being a follower & leader. Followers don’t just copy. In this video, we see followers
When I was in the US Air Force, I witnessed several examples of the downside of goal-setting. The structure of promotion often rewarded holding certain positions over the actual performance in the position. One example particularly sticks in my mind of a “fast burner,” or someone on the fast promotion track, who was shifted over
Life is difficult, and we will encounter challenges. We’ll come to places where we need to step up and grow. This is a common story about everyone, told in different ways. Here’s one story about making a decision to change…to break barriers. Your Story: Your Experience of Soft Power Skills Academy from Soft Power Skills
Trust is like a forest, requiring years of nourishment and care to produce its benefits, but vulnerable to careless acts. Integrity forms the roots of trust, and can be built with these practical activities.
Assessing worker perceptions of the trust environment in an organization, and responding to the assessment, pushes the organization into a higher trust culture.
Without trust, words spoken with the best intentions come under suspicion; with trust, even carelessly chosen words can be forgiven. Stephen M.R. Covey does a great job of unpacking the nature of trust as a way to understand how to build it.