Much of today’s leadershipwriting focuses on what high performing leaders should do. Certainly, that material helps from a theoretical and aspirational point of view. Yet what really haunts leaders on a day-to-day basis is the mistakes that they make. They don’t trip up because they are bad people; they most often fumble because of a lack of knowledge, bad habits or too much stress.
The most common—and, not coincidentally, most damaging—mistakes involve interacting with people in the wrong way. Here are 10 such People Mistakes that I see in the field, and I’m sure you witness, too:
The World Leadership Forum Mexico has officially kicked off! And we’re here on the blog recapping the inspirational speeches as we go. The first speaker this morning was George Kohlrieser, an international leadership professor and veteran hostage negotiator who applies his unique perspectives to business settings -- teaching leaders how to overcome conflict and achieve success.
Here we give a short re-cap of the speech that included both concepts and was to apply practical ideas in order to be a truly great leader. Here are 8 tips from Kohlrieser’s speech on how to be an effective leader.
Do you think of yourself as a leader? Have you defined your style of leadership? Many people are leaders, they just aren’t aware of it yet. In a world where labels and positions are prevalent, the first step of leadership is establishing a vision, the second negotiating others to go there with. This video shares the characteristics of the most effective leaders.