Tag: Servant Leadership


Hiring for Strengths: Why a Person-First Approach Puts Businesses Ahead

For the past few years, team member engagement has started to become one of the most telling statistics about a company. While it looks different in each organization and the definition might change per team leader, there is no debate about the importance of it in the ever-changing modern workplace.


4 Ways to Train Your Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Management

Workplace conflict costs industries $359 billion annually. To address this costly problem, most organizations simply look to their employees and demand that they get along and act civilly or threaten to reprimand. However,  most conflicts should be circumvented or resolved by leaders and managers, not by employees themselves.


4 Ways Your Leaders Can Be Better in 2019

Leaders and managers of an organization are often ill-prepared for their roles. In fact, according to a Career Builder survey cited in a Forbes article, 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training at all.


The Disadvantages of Micromanagers and How to Retrain Them

Micromanagers feel they must constantly control their employees and the output of those employees. And they are constantly monitoring everything at work and consistently operate at high levels of stress, which, in turn, stresses out their subordinate employees and fractures workplace relationships.


Authentic Leaders and Workplace Bullying Prevention

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, in 2017, 60.4 million Americans were affected by workplace bullying, 61% of workplace bullies were bosses, and 71% of employer reactions were considered harmful to those who were targeted by workplace bullies.


4 Tips for Coaching New Managers

According to statistics compiled in a post published on LinkedIn® Learning, three out of four employees report that their bosses are the worst and most stressful part of their jobs, with 65% of employees saying they’d take a new boss over a pay raise. And a whopping 85% of executives aren’t confident in their leadership […]


3 Benefits of Combining Workplace Training with Civic Engagement

One study conducted by J. Ryan Lamare, a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois, revealed that an employee’s workplace environment has a direct correlation to how he or she interacts with the greater society and whether he or she becomes civically engaged.


Developing Servant Leaders: Is it Even Possible?

The concept of a servant leader may seem like an oxymoron. How can one be both a leader and a servant to the same people? It’s actually quite possible—even advisable!