One of my favorite parts about saying goodbye to one year and welcoming in a new one is the chance to look back as we look ahead. I’ve reviewed our blog posts from 2013, and I love seeing which topics and interests resonated with you. It was quite the mix—ranging from body language to employee disengagement.
Here are the top 7 most popular blog posts of 2013, counting down from number 7:
When the times get tough, the most effective leaders get going and create real connections with employees. Find out what they do that differentiates them.
Leaders who engage employees see rewards in increased productivity, boosted morale, and business results. Learn the four key steps to building engagement in your organization.
Disengagement is felt around the world at a global level, and it effects organizations and teams on a personal, immediate level. If you want to minimize the impact of disengaged employees on your bottom line, discover the warning signs to look for.
Body language talks, often louder than words. Being sensitive to it helps us support others and build stronger relationships. Find out exactly what’s true about the one form of nonverbal communication you need to be reading.
In August, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong fired an employee in front of 1,000 other people. Read the lessons learned from this very public firing.
A leader’s ability to inspire and motivate employees is based on trust. And when it comes to earning your employees’ trust, it’s all about aligning words with actions. Learn six steps leaders at all levels can follow to do just that.
To fix any type of communication, you first have to understand what’s going on. Use these seven steps to help you figure out what’s working—and what’s not—in your organization.
What topics would you like to see on the blog in 2014?
- David Grossman
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