Unconscious bias is a part of our evolutionary nature. However, it can have many negative effects when it leads to exclusionary behavior within organizations. The following article discusses why biases occur and reveals how we can break through them in order to promote and receive the benefits of more inclusive workplace cultures.
The primary difference between leaders who lead and those who simply manage is how much autonomy they encourage for their team. This is not to say that a leader's input or vision is not valuable or is not a required role of their job. However, how a leader makes their team members feel about their own role within their position can have very positive or negative effects.
We define Communicating as the following: "Connects with others effectively, in clear and thoughtful ways." In this article, we continue our series on "The Dimensions of Leadership" by discussing how you can apply the 4 attributes of effective communication in order to become a better leader within your organization.
One sure-fire way to find yourself in the workplace bad books is by using mobile devices in an unprofessional manner. Although we will all need to attend to urgent personal calls from time to time, the office is not a place for having extended Facebook chats with your friends about recreational matters. The following infographic pinpoints all of the main do’s and don’ts about observing proper business etiquette for using mobile devices in the workplace. By adhering to these simple guidelines, you won’t run the risk of antagonizing your co-workers and bosses.
The following are 10 quotes that we feature in our Coffee & Keynote card deck that we give to participants during our Connecting With Respect training. These quotes help remind us of what it means to be a respectful person, along with followup actions that you can take today to promote the values of respect in your workplace.
We define achievement as the following: "Achieves results through high ideals, a willingness to make the right call regardless of the risks, and with actions that are based on creating what matters versus proving worthiness." In this article, we continue our series on "The Dimensions of Leadership" by discussing how you can apply the 4 attributes of achievement in order to become a better leader within your organization.
The following quotes are by great authors, leaders, and teachers who believe in the tremendous power of teamwork. Use the following quotes to inspire you and your team to strive for excellence within your organization together.
We define connectedness as the "The ability to relate to others in a manner that builds them up, encourages, and brings out their highest potential." In this article, we continue our series on "The Dimensions of Leadership" by discussing how you can apply the 4 attributes of connectedness in order to become a better leader within your organization.
At Legacy Business Cultures, we frequently receive calls inquiring about online learning options we have available for our workshops. While we do deliver elements of our courses online, we believe that there is no substitute for the kind of learning experiences that can only be achieved in the classroom. In the following article, Sindy Warren and Paul Meshanko discuss their opinions on the benefits of classroom vs. online learning for the courses they facilitate.
Continuing our series on the dimensions of leadership, this week we will discuss "Fairness" and how leaders can apply this principle within their organizations. We find that the most successful leaders "engage with others’ talents and contributions in a highly-principled and authentic manner."