Leadership

Becoming A Great Leader, Let Others Come Up with The Solutions

Having people reporting to me, means having the opportunity to use them as a resource with ideas, and solutions they can bring to the table.  I’m not necessarily the one that must have all the ideas and solutions.  To do this I need to give people the freedom and choice…

Are You paying Attention?

This week’s behaviour is treating others with dignity and respect. This is the third behaviour in the leadership practice of Enabling Others to Act and builds off last week’s vlog post and behaviour of actively listening to diverse points of view. As I explore in this week’s vlog, it’s not…

Are You Listening to Diverse Points of View?

Think about a meeting you were recently in. it was probably an online meeting because of the pandemic, right? Were you actively listening, or were you doing something else? Distracted by your mobile maybe, or thinking of the next meeting, conversation coming up?  Did you seriously ask for input, ideas,…

Enable Others to Act: Teach them to fish

Challenge, Enable Others to Act. The Practice has two Commitments associated with it, “foster collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationships” and, “strengthen others by increasing self-determination and developing competence”.  And as we have been doing over the past several weeks, I look at the first behaviour in this practice…

Challenging the Process: What About Taking Risks?

Challenging the Process: What About Taking Risks? Over the past several weeks we have been talking about Challenging the Process. Stepping out of our comfort zone, looking outside the box, taking risks, looking for the little wins and building on them. As leaders in organizations, we first need to be…