Weekly Round-Up: Clearly Communicating Expectations, 5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware & Time Management Tips

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 26, 2015

Welcome to my weekly round-up of 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.

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This week you’ll see articles on how to clearly communicate expectations, time-management tips and ways to become more self-aware.  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.

  • 4 Strategies for Clearly Communicating Expectations
    By Steve Morris, Fast Company (@FastCompany)
    We once worked with Jack, a new leader who was having trouble getting his small team of programmers to deliver computer code on time and at the quality he expected.  Each Monday he assigned…”
  • 5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware
    By Anthony Tjan (@AnthonyTjan), HBR
    You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.  It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and…”
  • Avoiding Complacency; Embracing Leadership
    By Heidi Oran (@HeidiOran), Thin Difference
    “I don’t know about you, but every morning when I scan the trends on Facebook and read snippets of news, or click on a trending hashtag on Twitter, I feel overwhelmed. The recent act of…”
  • How to Support the Most Neglected Employee in Business
    By Tracey Nawrocki, Switch & Shift (@switchandshift)
    “You’ve spent months (maybe years, even) on your manager development program – one that empowers managers with the right combination of knowledge and skills to accelerate what your business is after…”
  • 30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips
    By John Brandon (@jmbrandonbb), Inc.
    “I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you do have to work. They come from…”

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

-          David Grossman 

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