December 5, 2014
Weekly Round-Up: On Creating a Results-oriented Culture, Understanding When to Give Feedback & Actions of Transformational Leaders
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.
- Two Vital Steps for Fixing Your Employee Engagement Problem
By Kevin Cope, Fast Company
“Recently I was working with a Chief Human Resources Officer from a large Fortune 500 company and, a little frustrated, she asked me for some ideas around employee engagement. Not surprisingly, this is a topic that has come up quite frequently…”
- Need to Cut Costs? Deliver a Better Customer Experience
By Jon Picoult, Watermark Consulting Blog
“If you want to deliver a great customer experience, you better be prepared to pay up… right? Maybe not. Conventional wisdom suggests that with an enhanced customer experience comes greater expense. But that’s not always...”
- How to Create a Results-oriented Culture
By Lou Adler, Inc.
“Creating a results-oriented culture doesn't start by finding people who are results-oriented. It starts by defining the results you want to achieve and then finding people who are capable and motivated to achieve them…”
- 5 Actions of Transformational Leaders
By Luis Gallardo, Switch & Shift
“As a business leader, inspiring people to follow you in pursuit of your company’s mission is your job. After all, your personal success is directly linked to the success of the company. If the top and bottom lines don’t…”
- Understanding When to Give Feedback
By Harvard Business Review
“Providing feedback is not merely a hoop to jump through when the time for performance reviews rolls around. It should be an ongoing process woven into the fabric of everyday work. That’s not to say that every behavior…”
What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?
- David Grossman
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