March 3, 2017
Weekly Round-Up: Lead Better Under Pressure, Develop Your Children’s Leadership Skills, Improve Communication, Recruit From the Inside & Don’t Skimp on Employee Engagement
Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.
This week you’ll read articles on how to lead better when pressure is mounting, how to develop leadership skills in your children, become more self-aware to improve how we communicate, why recruiting from the inside is best for your business, and why you can’t afford to skimp on employee engagement.
These articles will 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 Lead Better When Pressure Is Mounting
By Lolly Daskal (@LollyDaskal), Lead From Within
“Most of us work under pressure, that is a given, but not many of us who work under pressure will have our work affect hundreds if not thousands. As a leader, CEO, boss, what we do, gets magnified, scrutinized, and maximized…”
- How to Develop Leadership Skills in Your Children
By Jane Thompson (@SkipPrichard), Skip Prichard
“We live in a world where powerful leaders are capable of accomplishing great things. No one is born a leader – it’s something that people of worthy character grow to be through their experiences.…”
- Becoming More Self-Aware To Improve How We Communicate
By Scott Schwertly (@TanveerNaseer), Tanveer Naseer
“No matter what field or industry you work in, one thing that all leaders share in common is the necessity of having an extensive toolkit at their disposal. Of course, while there are various technical skills and aptitudes that are required for leadership positions in various industries, one thing that every leader needs to succeed in their role is to be an effective communicator…”
- Why Recruiting From The Inside Is The Best Thing You’ll Do For Your Business
By Chantal Bechervaise (@CBechervaise), Take It Personel-ly
“If you have been running your start-up business for a while now, you probably understand the importance of having a few members of staff on your team. Running a business alone can be emotionally and physically exhausting – and while some people do enjoy having only themselves to rely on, it isn’t something that always works in the long term...”
- Why You Can’t Afford To Skimp On Employee Engagement
By Mary Poppen (@TalentCulture), Talent Culture
“We’ve all heard the case for employee engagement—higher engagement levels lead to greater employee output, increased productivity and favorable business outcomes. So why do so many leaders treat engagement like just another task on their to-do list?…”
What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?
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