Leadership

The Leadership Challenge: We wrap it up

This week I wrap up my series on the Leadership Challenge. This has been my interpretation of Kouzes & Posner’s five leadership practices that make extraordinary things happen in organizations. I hope you have found some of the content interesting and helpful. If you have found this content helpful and…

Try It… It’s Worth It!

One of the keys to giving team members recognition is that you need to “know” them first. Understanding what they need in terms of recognition. If you have been following me for a while, you will know the importance of understanding the behaviour patterns of your team. Is that hard…

How Do You Tie Recognition to Values?

Kouzes and Posner state that one of the practices that exceptional leaders do is tie recognition to shared values. So how do you do that? In this week’s Vlog post I talk about how one of my clients did this by tying success stories to the shared values of the…

And The Reward Goes To?… Giving Recognition

Kouzes and Posner state that “getting extraordinary things done in organizations is hard work. People become exhausted, frustrated, and disenchanted”. So encouraging the heart of your team is a very important past of being a leader. It’s about inspiring others with courage and hope.  One of the ways to do…

“I Appreciate the Job You Are Doing!”

This week’s vlog continues our series looking at the final practice in Kouzes & Posner’s book The Leadership Challenge, Encourage the Heart. This practice is all about recognizing and appreciating staff, their skills and the abilities they bring to their roles! How often do you recognize, compliment and reward your…