Leadership Skills

5 Questions to ask your high potential team members in this new working world.

5 Questions To Ask Your High Potential Team Members In This New Working World. It’s time for us all to admit that the world of work has shifted. It’s still shifting, and I don’t think anyone’s entirely sure where it will land. And yet, as a leader, it’s part of your job to identify, develop, …

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The critical missing question hiring managers are forgetting to ask in an interview.

The Critical Missing Question Hiring Managers Are Forgetting To Ask In An Interview Imagine it… You’re sitting in an interview and the hiring manager asks you not about your past experience or your qualifications, but instead, they ask you to describe how you think. Imagine you could use a graphic like the one above to …

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Reader Question: We’re in a freeze for hiring and promotions. Is there anything I can do for my team?

Reader Question: We’re in a freeze for hiring and promotions. Is there anything I can do for my team? We asked, and you answered. We received an email from John G, who explained that he normally has conversations with his team about promotions. But nothing about this year has been normal, right? “My question is …

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Do You And Your Mentor Define The Word The Same Way?

Do You And Your Mentor Define The Word The Same Way? Want to know the definition of “mentor”? I looked it up. Men·tor – ˈmenˌtôr,ˈmenˌtər/ noun 1. an experienced and trusted adviser. “he was her friend and mentor until his death in 1915” synonyms: adviser, guide, guru, counselor, consultant; confidant(e) “his political mentors” verb 1. …

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Don’t Let People Go Like George Clooney. There’s A Better Way.

Don’t Let People Go Like George Clooney. There’s A Better Way. I remember watching Up In The Air, the story of Ryan Bingham (played by George Clooney), a man who works for a human resources consulting firm specializing in termination assistance. The cold and clinical way Clooney’s character announced to individuals that they no longer had …

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Hard Conversations: Why you need them, and how to have them. – A response from a reader

Hard Conversations: Why You Need Them, And How To Have Them – Response From a Reader This week we’re going to hear from a reader of all my ponderings. He reached out after reading my article about Professional Gut Punches and the role of true leadership in hard conversations. After the ensuing email back and forth, and a …

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Hard Conversations: Why You Need Them, And How To Have Them

Hard Conversations: Why You Need Them, And How To Have Them Have you ever been hit with a “Professional Gut Punch?” Maybe you suddenly realized you’d been underpaid. Maybe you were passed up for a promotion you were expecting. Even worse, maybe your boss gave that promotion to (a less deserving) someone else. A Professional …

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