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The Test That Measures A Leader’s Strengths

The Test That Measures A Leader’s Strengths

Strengths Based Leadership David Riemer, a former vice president of marketing at Yahoo! in Sunnyvale, California, needed to pick someone to manage marketing partnerships with several big broadband providers, including AT&T and BT Group. He knew that all 30 members of his team had taken an online test, StrengthsFinder, that identified their top five talents…

Beware! Today is the biggest day employees look for a new job!

  Are your team members looking for a new job today? Today is known as “Massive Monday,”  the 1st Monday after new year when more people than ever are looking for a new job or career change. It begs 2 questions for leaders:  1) Could you lose great talent from your team because your people…

Scheduling Excellence – Plan to Make the Best Use of Your Time

Scheduling Excellence – Plan to Make the Best Use of Your Time

Choose to control your time rather than letting it control you!  One of the most important ways people achieve success is by maximizing what they can achieve with their time. They increase the amount of work they can manage by delegating work to others, spend money outsourcing key tasks, or use technology to automate as…

Does My Culture Change My Strengths Assessment Results?

Does My Culture Change My Strengths Assessment Results?

    Experts at Gallup state that with few exceptions (like Japan) Gallup have found that Strengths frequencies are consistent around the world. Gallup has pulled reports of the frequency of Strengths results that occur in different languages. E.g. Frequency for everyone who took the assessment in Latin American Spanish found the same results as…

Empathy: Developing Your People Skills to Understand Others

Empathy: Developing Your People Skills to Understand Others

  “Susan is a great lawyer, but her ‘people’ skills hold her back. I can’t see how she’ll ever be promoted unless she does something about it.”  Many of us know people who have reached a certain point in their careers because of their expertise and excellent technical skills, but their people skills are holding…

What’s the difference between Management & Leadership & why does it even matter?

What’s the difference between Management & Leadership & why does it even matter?

Knowing the difference is critical for individuals to know when to pull the right “leavers” & for organization it is why effective “Talent Management” & “Succession Planning” is so important for sustainable success. Organizations need to find leadership potential & invest in it as soon as possible. Often I ask the question of clients what…

For Sustainable performance do you build a Great Sales Team or develop Great Managers?

For Sustainable performance do you build a Great Sales Team or develop Great Managers?

To Build a Great Sales Team, You Need a Great Manager (Remember – Employees join organizations but leave managers)  Let’s take the time to think on this ….If you had to decide between having a team of excellent salespeople with an average manager, or having a team of average salespeople with an excellent manager, which…

Great Managers Leverage Talent – 3 tips on how to do this well

Great Managers Leverage Talent – 3 tips on how to do this well

Great managers hire and leverage the unique talent in each individual on their team, they do not try to change each person into something they are not. Great managers look to turn that talent into strength that drives consistent performance. So what’s the difference between a Talent and a Strength? How do you turn a…

Even in a Recession, Play to Strengths, Not Fears, to Motivate Your Team

Even in a Recession, Play to Strengths, Not Fears, to Motivate Your Team

Even in a Recession, Play to Strengths, Not Fears, to Motivate Your Team Do you think you can scare people into doing a better job? With dire economic news in the headlines seemingly each and every day, it may feel like the only option. But, as I’ve written in the past, the trouble with using…