Leaders’ personal attitudes and actions influence people around them. They need to be credible with their direct reports. Why should anyone follow an instruction that the instructor is not following himself?
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Randy Conley, Director of Client Services and Trust Practice Leader at The Ken Blanchard Companies, is deeply interested in making employees more engaged and interested in their work.
In his article The One Indispensable Ingredient for Employee Engagement published by http://switchandshift.com, Conley observes that there is an epidemic of workers who are uninterested and disengaged from the job they do.
There are many excellent strategies that deals with this challenge, but according to him only one strategy can be good: trust!
The TrustWorks! ABCD Model® provides that framework and illustrates the four elements of trust that leaders need to focus on building high-trust relationships:
- Able – Demonstrate Competence
- Believable – Act with integrity
- Connected – Care about others
- Dependable – Maintain Reliability
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Knowledge is power, but virtual learning is brilliant! Keep learning everyone.
Gone are the days of physically traveling to a venue to sit in a chair and hear a presentation.
Learning and training alike have gone virtual and there is no turning back.
What does it take to be a good negotiator? There are many skills involved in negotiations and they should all be considered by those involved in diplomatic negotiations.
In this illustration realized by Stefano Baldi on the basis of his experience in multilateral negotiations, it is possible to have an idea of the main skills that are required for a successful diplomatic negotiator.
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