Lead with Hope
Spreading hope is a management strategy that costs nothing and pays big dividends. Hope gives employees the power to effect change. Engage your employees by being a model of hope in systematic, concrete ways.
Internal experts are an effective, affordable way to improve operations. If you are an expert on a particular part of the business, offer your knowledge in a formal setting to other employees. Or, find internal experts to enhance the skills of your team members. And, look for opportunities for your employees to train others on their expertise.
A new type of participative leadership model meets the realities of operating a 21st century business. Collective leaders encourage transparency, collaboration and accountability. Learn five principles to become a collective leader.
Disconnect and Reboot
Your employees need a digital break to recharge their internal batteries. Set a goal with your employees to turn off the smart phones and laptops for a period of time each week to encourage uninterrupted thinking and face-to-face interaction. Break the unforgiving cycle of 24/7 nonstop work.
Resources for Managers
Books and online tools to help managers do their jobs better.