True leaders know what a privilege it is to be a leader, and as a result they care deeply for the people they lead. Matt Mayberry shares some helpful thoughts in Entrepreneur about what true leadership is all about.
Leading a team of people is not always a joyful affair. Sometimes, in leadership, you’re going to come across people or situations that make you want to pull your hair out (if you have any left). What matters most, however, is how you react to frustrating people or situations. Carey Nieuwhof shares six terrible ways leaders respond to such situations.
“An inextricable connection exists between discipleship and leadership development. Discipleship and development are two sides of the same coin. One side is character and the other side is competency.” Todd Adkins is writing an important series on developing a leadership pipeline. Read part one, and then all the others.
Nobody wants to be an annoying, unhelpful colleague. No one sets out to be difficult to work with or work for, but the reality is, we can all be difficult at times. The important thing is that we realize when we’re being difficult. Here are some signs you might be a toxic colleague from the Harvard Business Review. Use them to be more self-aware.
Few people stay in the same job their entire adult life. Most of us change from one position to another in our professional lives, if not once, a number of times. The most important thing we must consider as we change jobs within one company or across companies is this: we must leave well. Here are seven tips for leaving a job well from Ron Edmondson—heed this advice if you’re planning a transition soon.