Jan 2
To Be a Great Leader, Learn to Delegate
One of the greatest challenges for many new managers lies in a self-transformation from task master to leader. This transition involves the ability to effectively delegate responsibilities to other team members and empower them to succeed. Harvard Business Review Contributor Jesse Sostrin discusses this common management dilemma and offers strategies to help streamline your workflow, build employee competency, and boost your leadership impact. While your coworkers may admire your willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the job done, you’ll inevitably overextend yourself and alienate team members from valuable work experience when holding onto tasks that should be delegated.…
Nov 21
10 Things Great Leaders Do During Crisis
When facing a major disaster, whether cyber or environmental, great leaders respond with planned action, rather than reflex reactions. Leaders who neglect advance planning risk the possibility of mistakes that can cost them customers and hurt business. In a recent Inc. Magazine article, JetBlue Chairman Joel Peterson offers his personal observations of crisis management and top 10 best practices among great leaders when “what if?” becomes “what now?” 1| Customers First – Be sure people depending on you are taken care of and keep the lines of communication open before, during, and after a crisis. 2| Employee Safety – Addressing…