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Hi! It's Karen, from Karen Vincent Solutions.
I have seen many instances where someone is promoted into a leadership position and given a new title, however, they are not provided with any guidance and support about how to be a good leader. Often, the skills that make someone successful at their job which results in a promotion into a leadership position, are significantly different than the skills necessary to be a successful leader.
What is important for all of us in leadership positions to remember is that we need our teams. We cannot do it all alone and therefore, we need our teams to be energized, engaged and efficient so that we can reach our goals. Sometimes I have seen leaders feel threatened if they have an employee who really shines or has a skill set they do not have. This does not make sense to me.
I have always wanted to give every employee on my team an opportunity to shine and to grow. I believe that “great leaders make...
Hi! It's Karen from Karen Vincent Solutions.
The culture of an organization and/or a team is very important to its overall success. As leaders, our goal is to have employees who want to come to work, who want to work hard for the success of the organization and who feel proud about what they do each day.
We want employees who are emotionally committed to their place of employment. Unfortunately, this is not the reality for many organizations and, although they vary, statics show that less than half of the workforce is actually engaged in what they do day to day.
Does this mean that they are unhappy or disgruntled? Not necessarily. Someone could show up and like the people they work with, have fun at work and appreciate the paycheck the receive; however, this does not mean they feel connected or committed to the work they do each day.
When employees are not engaged, their effort is not as strong. When employees are not engaged,...