When you’re hiring a team, resumés are important, of course. But resumés usually can’t communicate the character of the candidate you’re interviewing. So, the question is, “How do I assess someone’s character?” Scott Cochrane offers some help on this front.
“The behavior of a bully boss can include a wide range of various forms of non-physical aggression, such as ridiculing employees, putting them down in front of others, accusing them of incompetence, blaming them, lying to them, or not giving them credit for their work.” Check out this recent Harvard Business Review article on “bully bosses.” I hope you’re not one or being managed by one.
One of the most important questions a self-aware leader must ask him- or herself is this, “What do my employees need from me?” Here are 10 things your team may need from you: use these as a place to start. Every team is different, so be sure to know your team well.
What are the key differences between the millennial workforce and prior generations? Chris Martin and Barnabas Piper address this question and four others about managing millennials in this week’s episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast.
Sometimes, leaders have to break the status quo. There are times to march in accordance with “how it’s always been,” but sometimes, you have to break free to move forward. Art Rainer shares 11 quotes for leaders who need to challenge the status quo.