Posts filed under: Leadership

Leadership

This category features our blog posts focusing on leadership. Written for the leaders of tomorrow!

Me-Strengths and We-Strengths

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to use our strengths to benefit our team at work? The ADP Research Institute finds the single best predictor of a team’s productivity is whether each team member agrees with the statement: “I... Read More

Stop Trying to Make Your Employees Happy. Start Thinking About Their Fulfillment Instead.

We hope you are well and are ready for the weekend! Our featured article suggests that employees need opportunities to feel fulfilled, rather than feeling happy. We found this idea intriguing. Happiness is described by psychologists as temporary state, whereas... Read More

Job crafting! Redesigning a job you hate into one you like

Know someone who is unhappy at work but is wary of quitting or changing jobs? We found something that may help. The concept is to modify or ‘craft’ your job into one that brings out your best so that you... Read More

Habits that May Keep your Team from Jumping Ship

With remote work and Covid-19 restrictions, it’s easy to imagine that some employees are feeling less connected to their team members and their leader. What better time to tap into the habits proven to inspire, motivate and engage used by... Read More

The Secret to Becoming an Inclusive Leader

Throwing a mix of people together to work together and accomplish great things doesn’t happen by chance. It takes a leader who knows how to bring out the best in each individual. A Harvard Business Review article by Juliet Bourke... Read More

Talented People Who Dismiss Their Strengths

We found this fabulous Harvard Business Review article showing how Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO of the NFL, uses Strengths to unleash the power of her employees. Effective leaders recognize talent, and occasionally have to convince their team members that their Strengths... Read More

Affirmations to Develop Your Career

We at PeerSpectives Consulting enjoy looking at different perspectives. Here is an article on how African-American leaders prosper and achieve incredible success in situations where they feel underestimated, under-appreciated and under-resourced. Laura Roberts from University of Virginia, and Thomas Murphy... Read More

Great Leaders Have a Higher Purpose

People tend to feel loyal to managers and companies who support them in their career and life ambitions.   They feel seen, appreciated, and on purpose. Our featured article, by Harvard Business Review author Kristi Hedges, outlines 5 areas of questioning to... Read More

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

There is a lot on the shoulders for a manager, even a good manager. Facebook’s People Analytics group looked at the differences between those who stayed and left the company, even though all had good managers. Facebook found that those... Read More

Leading Change from the Middle of the Organization

We found an inspiring article, Leading Change from the Middle, in which Dr. Grant writes about the tug of war between those who want change and those who don’t. When change meets conflict, there is temptation to force the change... Read More
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