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What Can You Do When Your Team is Feeling Disconnected?
Your team is feeling disconnected. Every day seems to be more of a struggle than the one before, making easy tasks turn into challenging issues. What can you do? The first thing I recommend is to begin your meetings (virtual or in-person) with a connection question. Suggestions: On a scale of 1-10, how are you...
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Create a Culture for Innovation and Disruption - Dr. Michelle K. Johnston, management professor, executive coach, and leadership expert
How do you create a culture that supports innovation and disruption? I think it takes a leader who is compassionate (empathetic + action-oriented) and who creates an environment of trust. The New York Times had a great article, Visionaries With the Courage to Change the World, that focused on courageous leadership. I wholeheartedly agree with its...
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Powerful listening can affect powerful change - Dr. Michelle K. Johnston, management professor, executive coach, and leadership expert
The power of listening can affect powerful change. This is why I realize that I need to spend more time coaching my business students on effective listening skills. Why? Because the most successful leaders that I work with are great listeners. They “seek first to understand” as the late Stephen Covey used to say. They...
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