May 18, 2018
Weekly Round-Up: 6 Leadership Traps, 7 Signs of a Trustworthy Leader, Poor Communication Skills, Learning and Forgiving, & Misjudging Employee Confidence
Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.
- Six Leadership Traps To Avoid Disaster
By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)
“In leadership we can sometimes fall prey to traps we don’t see in front of us. Some of these traps may be deliberately set but most are just part of our daily routines. Knowing what traps can trip up a leader and anticipating where they will be set can empower leaders to work around them…” See more.
- 7 Signs You're A Leader People Can Trust
By Rob Asghar (@rasghar via @Forbes), Forbes
“How can we know a leader is trustworthy? The simple answer is that we can’t know for sure. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s shockingly sudden fall from power this week testifies to that. The New York Times earlier this week scoured Albany to see if Schneiderman’s colleagues had noticed any warning signs. The Times didn’t find much...” See more.
- Too Many Managers Have Poor Communication Skills – and It Shows
By Rod Bulmer (@PoppuloSays), Poppulo
“A couple of months ago I wrote a blog suggesting that in my career I regularly observed internal communication covering for poor leadership. Let me explain what I mean by this in a little bit more detail…” See more.
- Leaders Learn, Forgive, and Move On
By Jane Perdue (@thehrgoddess via @leadchangegroup), LeadChange
“Hurt, I finished my latte and watched others as they huddled over their coffees at the small tables, engaged in conversation. With people who showed up, shouted the little voice in head. Hurt was replaced with a low simmer of anger that lingered across the day...” See more.
- Leaders, Are You Misjudging Employee Confidence?
By Kate Nasser (@KateNasser), Smart SenseAbilities Blog
“Leaders, how do you assess employee confidence? What is your definition? Now ask yourselves, what is your picture of a confident employee? Is your picture of employee confidence skewed toward who you are?…” See more.
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