VIDEO OF THE MONTH: 5 Ways To Lead In An Era of Constant Change
Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today's constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.
Managing change takes strong leadership skills whether you are in a municipality or private corporation. As you watch this video, think of ways you can use these skills to help your employees manage the constant changes you face each day in each of your agencies.
ARTICLE OF THE MONTH: COMANDS: Seven Skills/Traits of Effective Leadership
Mindful Awareness practices and trainings have spread widely with great implications for effective leadership. So many leadership models talk about "what to do" and "how to achieve" goals or "how to influence" people to follow them.
The good news is that leaders may develop the ability to engage their people through these four qualities of trust, compassion, stability and hope with Mindful Awareness practices. Moreover, research shows mindful awareness practiced regularly can become a trait. Here seven skills/traits combined as the COMANDS model for great leadership with effective results.