Submitted by Sal Silvester on September 21, 2015
In our last post, we began the discussion on how to actually make the shift from consensus or compliance (depending on your tendencies) to commitment. The first of three focus areas was to provide intentional and structured communication to help win the hearts and minds of your people.
The second, outlined here, is to explain "The Big Why."
Submitted by Sal Silvester on June 26, 2015
Have you ever found yourself in a weird space at work - an awkward, strange, uncomfortable, how-did-this-happen kind of place? And then you just let it pass…and pass…and pass?
Submitted by Sal Silvester on May 30, 2015
There are basically two different types of team-building programs – those designed to reward & those designed to fix organizational problems.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on May 16, 2015
How do you structure your teams to get the most out of each employee and deliver the best results for your customers?
Submitted by Sal Silvester on April 15, 2015
Submitted by Sal Silvester on February 24, 2015
“It is good to see ourselves as others see us. Try as we may, we are never
able to know ourselves fully as we are, especially the evil side of us.
This we can do only if we are not angry with our critics but will take in good heart whatever they might have to say.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
Submitted by Sal Silvester on February 10, 2015
We are 43 days into the New Year. How are you tracking toward your personal goals? Have you gained momentum on your fitness, finance, and family aspirations? How about your professional goals? Have you focused on developing those team and leadership skills? Are you building that power network? Have you made strides toward acquiring that new technical skill?
Submitted by Sal Silvester on January 18, 2015
Submitted by Sal Silvester on October 7, 2013
In my last post I wrote about "The Big Why" - the importance for leaders to communicate the rationale behind their decisions. After all, who wants to be told what to do? And emotional commitment only comes when people understand why.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on October 2, 2013
When was the last time someone told you what to do without explaining the reason behind their directive? What was your reaction? Did you unquestionably cooperate?