Confronting things you don’t like is part of leadership. Whining and complaining is not. It takes real leadership to see the bad and pursue the good. If you aren’t careful, you become a spiraling vortex of negativity. Leaders who end up as black-holes began with intentions to help. Beware the gap between intent and impact. 3 […]
Are you afraid to be alone with your thoughts ? Do you usually expect immediate results from your committment? In this case, you have much to learn to become a mentally strong person and gain access to succes in life!
This is, at least, the opinion of Amy Morin, a psychotherapist, passionate about strategies for overcoming life’s inevitable challenges and author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do”, a best-selling book that is being translated into more than 20 languages. link
Mentally strong people don’t give away their power, don’t worry about pleasing everyone, don’t dwell on the past. In sum, they manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
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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