Betrayal at Work Betrayal is a violation of trust, which is why it feels so gut-wrenchingly awful and can come as such a shock. We often don’t or can’t see it coming. And we’re often left flatfooted in terms of how to deal with it. Our anger or resentment may cause us to want to [...]
Category: Relationship at Work
Being a rescuer can feed one’s ego. Eliminating drama triangles, though, leads to increased accountability—far better for leaders than a brief ego boost.
One of the most used habits of successful leaders is asking questions. And the exceptional leaders know what questions to ask and when to ask them.
Why might my favorite employee be undermining my leadership? One of the questions I ask leaders is “Who do you eat lunch with?” Some eat alone, with clients, or with friends from outside of work, as you might imagine. Others typically eat with their favorite coworker on the executive team. These leaders may ignore or [...]
Trust is essential to maintain any personal network. Winning trust with those in your personal network requires fous on all four identified dimensions.
Becoming a Leader Being an achiever requires intelligence, knowledge, and skill. Becoming a leader requires these elements, too, but leaders must also have Emotional Intelligence (sometimes referred to as EQ, for Emotional Quotient, or EI). EQ is what leaders use to motivate others and help them work together toward a common goal. Daniel Goleman identified [...]
Building personal network through listening In previous posts, we presented the idea of building your personal network through the human touch and building your personal network through sharing. In both cases, a key skill to be developed and nurtured is listening. In Trusted Advisor, authors David Maister, Charles Green, and Robert Galford write extensively on [...]
Building a personal network is all about sharing. Before you walk into the conference, adopt the first of my Four Mindsets for relationship building…
Building your personal network with a human touch is very important. It is about an emotional appeal to other people–their emotions.
A common theme from both Cohen and Adams is to ask questions. Questions, and only questions, can help you overcome limiting beliefs, false or misleading assumptions, and keep you off of the JUDGER path.
When you ask questions you must go from JUDGER to LEARNER in order to effectively get the outcomes you are looking for from yourself and others.
Marilee Adams, MSW, Ph.D. offers 10 very powerful tools to improve communication–both personally and professionally by how you ask questions.
8 proven ways to build your personal network. Real networking occurs when people put themselves out there–often when trying something new.