Answer that No One Wants
2012 | Presenters search the world for the answer to this
question. “How do I overcome my nerves and be calm?”
Oh, that’s easy – prepare and practise. But
– nobody wants that as an answer. In fact, it may
be difficult to find a more unpopular answer.
productive workplace and the value of a purposeful network
2011 | Verna Allee argues that a social network,
in and of itself, does not have a purpose as a network
per se. What we need to consider are purposeful networks
which on the contrary, have identifiable roles and interactions
with specific outcomes.
2009 | So
says Dr Izzy Justice, Chief Executive and Founder of EQmentor,
Inc. We will get a chance to read an excerpt from a recent
article of his, Emotional Intelligence : A Valued
Skill Set. Dr Justice had a chat with us, sharing
why he thinks that EQ accounts for as much as 80% of the
success of great leaders.
Andersen on Core Competencies
and Really Listening
Sept 2008 | Erika Andersen’s book,
Growing Great Employees was featured in the May
issue of HR Matters. We got in touch with Erika just recently,
discussing some of the ideas in her book.
Erika Andersen has developed a reputation for creating
learning and change processes and programs uniquely tailored
to her clients’ challenges, goals, and culture since
feedback across generations is simply good leadership
Drucker in a book titled The Leader of the Future
(1996) observed that “there may be born leaders,
but there surely are too few to depend on them. Leadership
must be learned and can be learned.”
My personal belief after working in Human Resources for
14 years is that leadership is a set of learnable behaviours,
which can be adopted and modelled by observing leaders
who exhibit ethical behaviours and strong values –
qualities that “followers” admire and respect...
Not About What You Say. It's About What They Hear
Morais Webster shares with us her views on authority,
empowerment and expression in HR.