Through advancements in technology, Neuroscientists are making incredible strides in figuring out how our brains actually work. Leadership development that incorporates these advances in neuroscience provides leaders with information about how to motivate and support their people.
Complex situations require effective leadership skills, focused group process, a division of tasks, and reaffirmation of what we respect. As organizational development consultants we are often asked how a leader can get the most out of their people.
Collaboration is an essential ingredient for numerous elements of organizational life including: project success, staff engagement, problem solving, innovation to name just a few. There are numerous opportunities for integrating the elements of collaboration into projects, team meetings, strategic planning processes and everyday interactions.
A collaborative culture helps to build an environment where contributions and opinions of others are valued and respects, but more importantly, a collaborative culture taps into the creative and innovative talents of people.
Senior managers in smaller companies work incredibly hard at finding the right person to fill a leadership role, often with limited or no HR support. Retaining that talent requires developing effective processes to onboarding new leaders that reinforce their decision to join the company.
Consensus is a desired end result yet it remains an illusive goal for many team leaders and teams. What are the keys to building consensus AND high quality decisions and what are the leadership skills required?
What is consensus: Consensus is the act of obtaining agreement of all members of a group pertaining to a solution or decisionConsensus is a team and leadership skill where the goal is a decision that is consented to by all group members.
Full consent does not mean everyone must be completely satisfied – the decision must be acceptable to the extent