Category: Responsibility

Managing Change

I can’t begin to tell you how many articles I have read over the years about change and the difficulties of managing any change – minor or major. And why do you suppose we see this subject come up time and time again? “The only thing constant is change.” – have you heard that one?

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Renew your Focus on Strategy

“Will I have my job tomorrow?” I feel like I daily hear this question behind the dialogue I hear on the news, at work, with clients. We are living in a world today where with layoffs a-plenty and uncertainty around every corner. In order to rise above this constant worry, we need to focus on

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Approaching Internal Conflict as a New Leader

One of the hardest roles a leader can undertake is one of coming into a new company as a leader. When cultures and relationships are established, it can be difficult to find the best fit, especially as a leader. Time helps but how many of us have ample time to spend continually working on discovering

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Emotional Leadership

Now what do I mean about Emotional Leadership, you may ask. Is she talking about sitting around and crying with your employees? No, not exactly. I am referring to being a leader of your emotions and the emotions of the organization. In a recent blog post by Brian T. Flanagan on the ROOTSxHORIZONS blog, it

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A Change in Leadership

Imagine you work for a company whose leaders have a solid vision and strategy but they are not connecting with you or your colleagues. What do you do? Do you adapt because this is your job after all? Or do you fight for change? In a post by Rob Bier and Mark Powell on the

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Accountability: A Leader’s Responsibility

Today I want to share a post from a recent blog I found, Voices of Leadership. In their post, Can Leaders Be Human?, the subject of being an accountable leader is discussed. This is especially relevant given recent news stories like this one, about the difficulty that many leaders have in accepting responsibility for their

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