Posts Tagged ‘Respect’
When Soft Skills Become REAL Skills
All human beings have similar wants and needs. We want honesty, respect, integrity, and trust. We want to belong to something bigger than ourselves and to matter. The current state of global affairs and their effect on every level of our lives has exacerbated these needs, highlighting their deficit in our personal and professional lives. When we…Read More
Honesty. Respect. Integrity. Trust.
All human beings have similar wants and needs. We want honesty, respect, integrity, and trust. These four are intricately linked together. We want to belong to something bigger than ourselves and to matter. Wanting honesty, respect, integrity and trust is about wanting to live in an environment in which we feel safe. It’s about wanting…Read More
Your Authenticity Is a Gift
Authenticity is a quality we hear more and more about these days, and it’s become the gold standard for leadership. Robert S. Kaplan, Professor of Leadership Development at the Harvard Business School says, “Authenticity is critical to leadership. That means trying to be yourself – this involves some self-disclosure, admitting what you don’t know and…Read More
The Case For Honesty
All of us are constantly trying to balance our needs. When we are out of balance, our behaviours, responses, and decisions are all governed by trying to get back into some sense of balance. With any luck, we find and choose healthy ways to rebalance ourselves; but balance we must, even if we have to…Read More
Creating Cohesion Out Of Chaos
When I first started translating the Crew Resource Management skills that flight crews use into other business teams, I thought I was sharing strictly communication skills. I very quickly realised that you can’t address human communication without coming smack bang up against culture, and that together, communication and culture are the grease that allow the…Read More
IS There More Than One Version Of the Truth?
Truth is a non-negotiable for strong leadership because it’s the foundation of consistency and trust. Truth is, however, something that’s been making us all significantly uncomfortable for a good while now. Truth is also a tricky thing because it’s often coloured by our own perspectives, beliefs and subconscious angles. Whether it’s been deciphering the global agenda…Read More
Honesty, Respect, Integrity & Trust
We’ve spoken lately about a few things that affect our ability to show up as an effective team member. Last week, we asked you to Speak Up & Speak In – to think about expanding your big picture view, be more aware of the things around us that affect our team and our outcomes, and…Read More