The art of positive leadership is a demanding, yet rewarding challenge. Successful leaders are able to create a highly engaged and purpose-filled team that shares a common understanding of what is expected and desired of them. At its very core, powerful leadership leads to exceeding expectations and having fun while doing it.
Unfortunately, the reality of leadership can be drastically different. Research from the Gallup Organization indicates large numbers of disengaged employees. Their previous research also shows that one of the primary reasons why employees leave organizations is because of a poor relationship with their immediate supervisor.
Many leaders express frustration at the sheer volume of leadership advice in the market. Despite this influx of information, leaders often experience challenges in finding relevant, reliable and practical material that they can apply to their specific situations.
These columns are designed to share the latest research on various topics that are essential for leadership effectiveness while providing practical tips and strategies leaders can bring back to their workplaces.