How Humble Leadership Really Works
When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this. The key is to help people feel purposeful, motivated, and energized so they can bring their best selves to work. Humility and servant leadership do not imply that leaders have low self-esteem, or take on an attitude of servility. Instead, serv
6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well
The 2013 article on Emotional Agility is probably my HBR all time favorite. This current article by Marcel Schwantes is a great follow-on read. It describes how emotionally intelligent people benefit from their ability to recognize and control emotions when their buttons are pushed. It walks us through the 6 habits that can help us to refrain from reactive behavior and choos e conscious actions that sustain relationships rather than damage them. Read more...