Organizing things is one of my ways of coping with stress and it is how I remain productive. Organization and time management skills are life skills that can be developed and maintained. In this study, 67% of high school teachers surveyed, viewed having organizational skills as critical to student success. The same principles that prepareContinue reading “Get Organized to Improve Credibility and Reduce Stress”
Category Archives: Basic leadership skills
Successful Leadership Problem Solving
Good leaders have a problem solving mindset which makes them so effective, have better control of their lives, and have more success. Successful problem solving happens when you are clear about what your problem is. Correctly identifying a problem is critical to solving it.
Leaders Speak Differently – Speak Like a Leader
Leaders command a presence Leaders command a presence when they walk into a room. Is it the title they hold? Maybe? There are some people who command a room and don’t have a title. Leaders hold themselves differently, they speak differently, and they act differently. What makes someone sound like a leader?
Are you friendly and likeable?
Friendliness and likeability are more than basic communication skills – they are today’s soft skills of leadership. They are everyday niceties and good manners of civilized living.
I am Pleased to Meet You!
93% of what you communicate is nonverbal. Only 7% of our communication is through words we speak. It can take as little as 1/10th of a second to make a first impression and can be difficult to change that impression. Align your verbal and nonverbal language to improve your leadership results. Make it a pleasure to meet you.
Leadership Communication Basics: Setting the Context
Context helps to establish the meaning, the why, and roadmap for your discussion. First build the foundational understanding so that it will be easier to build support for your project. It will also ensure that everyone is talking about the same thing.