Leadership

Being a great leader isn't easy. It's a tricky balancing act, which many struggle with; the numbers don't lie. Employees across the USA are uninspired and uninterested in their jobs. A recent Gallup poll of 25million+ employees reported over half were not engaged at work. Since Gallup published the study in 2013, employee engagement numbers in the US stagnate. Worse still, around 20% of employees were actively disengaged. This slice of...

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Leadership is not something that can simply be read from a textbook, or taught in a classroom. It is not easy to describe a good leader with just a couple of words. A desirable leader has that special "something" that just seems to exude from them. Something that makes you want to follow them. So, what is it?  What makes a good leader? I speak from both sides...

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It's that dreaded time of the year again: time to take your workplace survey. Oh, how the time is going to drag as you click from page to page answering "strongly agree" to everything just to make the big bosses smile. It doesn't really matter anyway. It's not like your opinion will matter. They probably don't even look at them anyway. It's just a way...

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There are unspoken rules of leadership that are rarely visited once the one seeking high position gains what is requested. To lead others is a privilege that most often is not reached by those that seek it out. The misconception of being a leader is that you are to take the position without hesitation no matter what the cost. Hostility is viewed in duality with...

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Have you ever witnessed a manager or supervisor openly and publicly shaming an employee for doing something wrong? Whether you work with these people or not, if you see it happen, you likely experience the same thing that everyone else does – embarrassment. There’s no doubt that it’s embarrassing for everyone involved to see a leader handling a problem this way, but have you ever...

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Every leader dreams of having a cohesive team with employees who enjoy working together and can collaborate in a productive, innovative, and harmonious manner. Unfortunately, though, that’s just not possible all of the time. People have strong opinions and differing viewpoints. Sometimes personalities mesh, and sometimes they clash. And you cannot predict and avoid every tense situation or conflict. So how can you use conscious...

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Leadership involves making a lot of judgment calls. You are your team’s decision maker and driver. You create a positive work environment, and you supply the tools and resources your team members need to do their jobs. As a result, when faced with a challenge of any kind, you’re going to have to find a way to make the right decision and take the correct...

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Conscious leadership is not just an abstract concept or a label that you can give yourself. If you are truly going to be a conscious leader, your intention is to always reveal the system to itself or in other words to reveal life, the universe to itself. This is how conscious leaders cultivate consciousness. By revealing life to itself, we turn unconscious into conscious, raise...

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