August 1, 2014
Weekly Round-Up: On Leadership Skills You Need, Employee Engagement Secrets & Motivators to Improve Performance
Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. Each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays I pull some of the best together here on my blog. So in case you’ve missed them, here is this week’s round-up of top posts.
They’ll provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.
- Kat Cole of Cinnabon, on Questioning Success More Than Failure
By Adam Bryant, The New York Times
“My mom left our father when I was 9. I have two younger sisters, so from a very young age I had a leadership role at home. My mom would leave a list, and when the…”
- 4 Leadership Skills You Need, No Matter How High You Rank
By Will Yakowicz, Inc.
“The fundamental techniques that drive your success never change. Think about how many free throws Michael Jordan must have practiced, or how many jabs Mike Tyson threw. Top athletes like them never stop practicing …”
- 4 Employee Engagement Secrets From Millennials
By Andre Lavoie, Fast Company
“With their widespread entrance into the workplace, millennials are bringing new requirements of employee engagement that include creativity, entrepreneurialism, and accelerated career growth…”
- 7 Powerful Motivators to Improve Workplace Performance
By Margy Bresslour, Switch & Shift
“A recent research study of 200,000 plus individuals concluded that 79% of employees who quit their jobs cite a lack of appreciation as a key reason for leaving…”
- What is Smarter Internal Communication?
“Internal Communication – also known as Employee Communication – is at its most basic, facilitating strategic connections and conversations within your organization…”
What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?
- David Grossman
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