Posts Tagged ‘engagement’

Questions to Avoid the Lawnmower Leader Trap

Being a lawnmower leader can hold your people back. Don’t get us wrong. A leaders job is to remove obstacles, but not every obstacle. Leaders should help their people, but not do the work for them. The difference can be subtle at times, but the impact is huge.  You can read our article on not…

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Use this Proven ‘Secret’ to Tap into Your Team’s Productivity

Contemplate the energy, vitality, and optimism of people who are deeply engaged, particularly in this era when our technology leaves us breathless. We are at the edge of the greatest of times. California Gubernatorial Candidate Gavin Newsom has this insight: “The reality is, people will build cool things for the sake of building cool things. They…

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Talent Engagement Matrix

Allow me to introduce the Talent Engagement Matrix. You can use this tool to assess how well your people are positioned to best leverage their passion and potential. Read more here. You will also learn what to do if someone isn’t well positioned. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some…

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What 250,000 Meals a Day Teach Us About Purpose

In Mumbai, India, a city of 17 million people, fast food has a unique meaning. Every day, about 5,000 dabbawalas, or “lunchbox people,” deliver nearly a quarter of a million home-cooked lunches around this vast, tumultuous city—at high speed and without error! Because people who work in the city enjoy a home-cooked lunch, thousands of…

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Engage Your People

With all of the discussion about employee engagement, have you considered this? Engage the passion your people innately possess. You don’t have to invite them to have dreams – they already have them. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress,…

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Engage People – An Essential Mindset of New Leaders

It seems obvious. A new leader is given a team of smart people who have been hired because of their abilities and potential. Of course, the new leader will engage them in helping make decisions. Obvious or not, new leaders – or leaders at any level – struggle with embracing and engaging others. Whether it…

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Taking Employees from Disengaged to Fired Up

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When you look across your organization, do you see anyone that you consider disengaged, perhaps a bit lazy, lacking in motivation, or somewhat unreachable? Odds are that the person you just thought of has more passion, creativity, or excitement within him than you can imagine. The problem is that for some reason, he is not…

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