In a world with so much stimulus and in our businesses that require we pay attention to so many different things, the ability to focus the attention for those we lead is critical. They cannot read our minds. They need to know what we want them to see in order to see it.
I talk too loud. It’s been that thing I do that I wish I didn’t do for as long as I can remember. From the time I started putting words together my mother would tell me, “Kimberly, modulate your voice.” I think I am probably the only person on the planet who knew what the […]
You would think that by now we would have all developed amazing mind-reading skills, but that’s clearly not the case. In order for us to really understand what someone wants and needs from us, we usually need it to be said out loud or we’ll assume all is good. And for caring leaders this can […]
Feedback. How many of you, when someone says, “Can I give you some feedback?” think, “Yay! Feedback! Can’t wait!” Most of us tend to translate that sentence in our heads to say, “Let me tell you how you screwed up.” And that doesn’t typically illicit feelings of joy and happiness. And now, with the advent […]