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November 14, 2014

Weekly Round-Up: On Tips for Speakers, Principles of Human-Centric Leadership & Simple Ways to Drive Employee Engagement

Weekly Round-Up

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.

  • Get Charisma! 6 Tips for Speakers
    By Jesse Scinto, MS, LinkedIn
    When I ask students to think of charismatic speakers, I often hear the same few names: Martin Luther King Jr., Bill Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama. These responses show just how limited our view of charisma can be…”
  • 6 Principles of Human-Centric Leadership
    By Mark Fernandes, Switch & Shift
    “Google the word leadership and you’ll get 129,000,000 results in .38 seconds. At last count there are some 50,000 books published every year on the subject and with over 100 million blogs currently...”
  • Want to Make Your Employees Happy?  Ask Them to Do Something Hard
    By Rebecca Borison, Inc.
    One of the toughest jobs of managers and executives is to figure out how to engage their employees. According to Galluncp's State of the Global Workplace report, only 13 percent of people around the world feel engaged at work…”
  • Do You Speak “Vision”?  Managers As Interpreters of Important Company Messages
    By Jennifer V. Miller, SmartBlog on Leadership
    Many years ago, when I was a corporate training consultant, my client hired a translator named Antonio to work with me to convert a two-day supervisory skills training program from English to Spanish.…”
  • Five Simple Ways to Drive Employee Engagement
    By David Zinger, The Globe and Mail
    “The last thing you need when running a small business is yet another expert telling you how to motivate your employees. Yet engagement continues to sweep the globe with promises of increased productivity, performance, revenue, retention and sales…”


What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

-          David Grossman 


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