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September 11, 2015

Weekly Round-Up: Why Engagement Begins and Ends with Leadership, Powerful Reasons to Have More Confidence in Your Public Speaking & Sustaining Motivation

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.


This week you’ll see articles on how to be the kind of leader your employees need you to be, debriefing a meeting regardless of the topic and reasons to have more confidence in your public speaking.  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.

    • The Engagement Epidemic: Why It Begins and Ends with Leadership
      By Dr. Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic (@drtcp), HRExaminer
      The topic of employee engagement is ubiquitous in HR conversations from independent professionals to the C-suite. It’s no wonder that companies are taking note. Studies consistently show that employees work more efficiently…”
  • How To Be The Kind Of Leader Your Employees Need You To Be
    By Tanveer Naseer (@TanveerNaseer)
    Last week, I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the Management Grand Rounds held at Boston Children’s Hospital. As with every speaking engagement I do, the part I look forward to the most is being able to meet with audience members to hear about…”
  • The 7 Secrets for Sustaining Motivation
    By Scott Mautz (@scott_mautz), Switch & Shift
    The startling truth is that a recent Gallup poll indicates 70% of us are disengaged at work – checked out. That means that 7 out of 10 of you at work right now are either reading this article or playing Candy Crush on your…”
  • How to Debrief a Meeting Regardless Of the Topic
    By Sharlyn Lauby (@hrbartender), HR Bartender  
    I don’t know any time when you could become obsolete or irrelevant quicker than today. The world is moving faster than ever. New technologies are changing the way we work and live our lives. We have to stay current with trends and be willing to change regularly…”
  • 5 Powerful Reasons to Have More Confidence in Your Public Speaking
    By Victor Lipman (@VictorLipman1), Forbes
    Contrary to what many people feel, public speaking is a classic example of a function learned through practice.  Great speakers are made not born.  As are just plain old good ones.  And, of course, it’s an invaluable management skill…”


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

-          David Grossman 


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