When someone has integrity, they know the right thing, say the right thing & do the right thing. Whether you are an heir to the throne or work a normal 9-5 job, your level of integrity is a reflection of who you are.
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn
Many people ask me how they can become more disciplined. It goes without saying that they realize that most disciplined people are successful and the ones who accomplish more in life. While there is no concrete plan on how to discipline yourself once and for all, I can offer up some useful leadership development tips, such as the following:
“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Seth Godin
Everyone has a bad day once in a while. Those days when you don’t want to go to work, or accomplish anything. However, those days are fewer and further between when you love what you do for a living. Why should you be passionate about your work? Because…
As you evaluate the appeal of your work space: How “green” is our business? A recent poll by MonsterTRAK.com reported that 92 percent of young professionals would rather work for organizations that are environmentally friendly, and 80 percent are interested in securing a job that impacts the environment in a positive way.5 Members of Generation Y prefer to work in a job that supports or promotes what is beneficial to the environment. It might be preventing pollution, reducing the consumption of natural resources, or actively promoting the appreciation of or protection of natural resources.
“There is only one way to avoid criticism; do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle
It’s impossible to avoid leadership criticism. There are always people out there who have opinions on what you’ve done. If you can dismiss empty words but welcome “constructive criticism” and pay heed to what it says without feeling insulted by it, then you’ll end up a stronger person and the work that you do will be better as well. This isn’t always easy to do. Here are five steps to help you walk through this process.
Once you’ve filled your offices with good employees, your next step involves keeping them inspired. We all know that uninspired employees turn into unhappy ones – and then they leave your organization, looking for something new. There are a few ways to keep your employees happy, productive, and proud of the work that they do. Consider using one or more of these motivational leadership tactics.
Recent studies have shown that cynical workers aren’t born that way. Instead, the pressures of the workplace made them turn cynical. Their negativity has disastrous consequences for the workplace, as it leads to a lack of job satisfaction for everyone who works with them. To put it simply, cynicism is contagious!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed when I drive in heavy traffic, I always seem to choose the slowest lane. Despite my best leadership intentions and strategy, it happens at the grocery store as well…