October 10, 2014
Weekly Round-Up: On Improving Your Employees’ Soft Skills, the New Realities of Employee Engagement & Leadership Accountability
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.
- How to Do the Human Side of Business Right
By Mark Lukens, Switch & Shift
“We live in a dehumanizing age. Electronic communication and the abstract commercial calculations of business are powerful and incredibly useful tools, but they also create a sense of separation between…”
- 9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People
By Jeff Haden, Inc.
“There’s a huge biggest difference between being efficient and being effective. (Just ask Stephen Covey.) Efficient people are well organized and competent. They check things off their…”
- 6 Steps to Improving Your Current Employees’ Soft Skills
By Daniel White, Fast Company
“Let’s face it: Soft skills like critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and adaptability are necessary for all employees to have. However, the majority of attention in the management world has been…”
- Revealing the New Realities of Employee Engagement
By Mark Royal, Tanveer Naseer Blog
“Leaders already know that keeping their teams motivated, engaged and driven to succeed is a demanding task in itself. But in today’s world it’s even harder, because leaders have to keep their people engaged while…”
- Leadership Accountability — A Positive, Simple Approach
By Paul LaRue, SmartBlog on Leadership
“Accountability in leadership is not a new mindset, as many books and schools over the years have presented. From J. Paul Getty to Rudy Giuliani, leaders of all backgrounds and intentions have attempted to define the subject.…”
What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?
- David Grossman
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