Making good decisions is one of the most critical parts of every leader’s job. And it’s not easy in today’s complex and fast based world. It’s even more challenging when engaging a team to make decisions together.
Fast Company posted a thought provoking article about the Five Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting a Management Position. If you are a senior leader responsible for developing emerging leaders, these are actually questions you should be using to talk with future managers about the move from an independent contributor role to a Manager.
In this recent blog post, I shared a compilation of research on how leadership is changing. A trend was very evident that leaders are being expected to demonstrate a collaborative and empathetic leadership style. Leadership trends are evidence of changes usually driven for a reason.
If you are a “next level” leader who is rising up into a role with higher levels of leadership responsibility, you must adopt new ways of thinking and acting, and more important, let go of old ways. Here are some tips for your transitional leadership journey.
Research reveals the forces driving today's leadership trends in 2016 in businesses today and areas for leadership development that make sense to prioritize.