How Leaders Promote Collaborative Environment

Tanveer Naseer

Promote a sense of shared ownership over the process and team successes The final piece to promoting a collaborative environment that I see missing in the approach used by so many leaders appears in that time after decisions are made as to which path to take to achieve the desired goal.

Creating A Workplace Environment Where Employees Matter

Tanveer Naseer

And yet, the truth is that while this faster paced, 24/7 interconnected work environment might be the new reality that we now have to lead within, this doesn’t give us the permission to disregard this responsibility in our leadership.

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Environment Impacts Communication

General Leadership

The post Environment Impacts Communication appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts communicate Communication communication skills environment organization Thornell

How to Transform Negative Environments

Leadership Freak

It’s creating environments where others fix, correct, and improve. The more you think about what’s wrong, the more wrong you see. Your job isn’t fixing, correcting, and improving. Criticism deflates. Approval energizes. Praise… Continue reading → Encouragement Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Leadership Development

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith

So, the question becomes: How can we forecast our environment so that we are aware of its influence over us and how we can use what we learn to our success? If we did, we wouldn’t be blindsided by our environment so often. Let’s take a closer look at how to forecast our environment.

How Leaders Create The Right Environment To Resolve Team Conflicts

Tanveer Naseer

With this in mind, here are four steps that leaders should take to create an environment where employees can successfully resolve conflicts in the workplace: 1. The post How Leaders Create The Right Environment To Resolve Team Conflicts appeared first on

Your Environment: Leadership Kryptonite or Super Power?

Anese Cavanaugh

You come home from work, walk through your door, and feel. exhausted. You get into your car, notice the to-go coffee cup (from 3 days ago) and your kid's Cheese-Its crumbed in the back seat. agitation spikes. You walk into your office, it's dark, stuffy, messy. energy dips, resistance comes in.

Business Digitalization: Why You Need to Revitalize Your Entire IT Environment

N2Growth Blog

To outline the steps and order in which to construct an IT environment that will enable the practical implementation of a modernized digitalized business setting.

The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment the Energized Everyone

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment the Energized Everyone appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. By Shawn Murphy Every once in awhile, I recommend a book here before I finish reading it. This is one of those books.

12 Ways to Outgrow Oppressive Environments

Leadership Freak

Rules, restrictions, and hierarchy make us small. Greatness assumes freedom. Men and women languish under oppression and die for freedom. Yet, organizations often cling to heavy-handed methods to get things done. 5 benefits of freedom: Energy to face challenging obstacles, rather than walk away. Fulfillment while working hard on things that matter. Sacrifice for things that … … Continue reading → Leading

Pop the Cork on Positive Environments

Leadership Freak

You’re building negative environments. Leaders who don’t express gratitude are small-hearted Grinches. It doesn’t matter what you think of yourself. Unexpressed gratitude is ungratefulness. The only way to sustain gratitude is to express it. Withheld gratitude… Continue reading → Culture Success Taking others higher Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational success

How to Detox and Neutralize a Negative Workplace Environment

Kevin Eikenberry

The post How to Detox and Neutralize a Negative Workplace Environment appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. One of the worse things that could be said about a workplace is that it is negative.

Jack Welch on the Cruelest Environments

Leadership Freak

Communication Courage Leading Managing Marks of leaders Optimism Stress Taking others higher angry outbursts candor Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success stressful environments Image source: me Jack Welch and candor come together. It didn’t take long for the topic of candor to come up at the dinner I attended after the Chick-fil-A Leadercast.

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12 Ways to Quickly Energize Your Environement

Leadership Freak

Darkness prevails when you neglect positive energy. Millions of dollars are spent on energizing employees, but energy remains low. Focused energy is engagement. Energy goes up when you tend it and cools when… Continue reading → Encouragement Leadership Organizational Development organizational success

Leadership Essentials for the Matrix Environment

Great Leadership By Dan

to “How do I attain enterprise goals by working effectively within a very fluid and complex networked environment?” For the dinosaurs, size alone was an advantage in a stable environment, but agility helped the smaller mammals prosper when the asteroid hit.

Winning in Collaborative Environements

Leadership Freak

“We” environments leverage diversity. Competition limits potential by blocking collaboration. I love competition. But, I’m wondering about the damage it causes within teams. Don’t expect competitors to collaborate. Would you help a teammate beat you? What if the winner receives a raise or bonus and you don’t? Leadership: Leaders don’t compete against team members. “I/you” [.].

Simple Ways to Improve Your Office Work Environment

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors human resources

Leading a New Work Environment

Linked 2 Leadership

A Look at Some of The Best Office Spaces Across the World Whether you’re designing a brand new office building or renovating a dated, ineffective one, it’s crucial to find the right layout for you, your employees, and your business in general. This infographic designed by Avanti Systems examines several different office spaces that have […]. Infographic Leadership Development Organizational Health

10 Ways to Create an Unhealthy Team Environment

Ron Edmondson

I am not sure why you would want to, but just in case you ever did… Perhaps understanding how helps you not to, because, just as with a healthy team environment, creating an unhealthy team environment doesn’t happen without intentionality.

Are You in a Controlling Environment?

Ron Edmondson

How controlling is the environment in which you lead? In a controlling environment, an idea can flourish only if there are systems to support the idea. In a less controlling environment, they create systems around the ideas…systems to make the ideas work.

Making Good Changes in a Highly Structured Environment

Ron Edmondson

In our setting, it’s developed into a highly structured environment of systems and procedures, which makes change more difficult than in some churches. It’s part of the process, especially in a highly structured environment. Are You in a Controlling Environment?

A VP at Chic-fil-A on Positive Environments

Leadership Freak

Additionally, honest leaders build negative environments by constantly fixing and improving. Author Book Notes Leading Optimism Taking others higher Teams dripping faucet family environments Leadership Development organizational successDripping-faucet-leaders irritate with constant tweaks and suggestions. Your team wants you to shut-up and leave them alone. The dark side of pursuing excellence is nitpicking. Perfection-seekers are nitpickers. Nitpicking: Shows attention to detail.

5 Suggestions When You Find Yourself in a Miserable Work Environment

Ron Edmondson

Why spend 40 years in a miserable environment? Here are 5 suggestions when a work environment is miserable: Soak up all you can. The post 5 Suggestions When You Find Yourself in a Miserable Work Environment appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

Work Environment Matters

Let's Grow Leaders

My bosses boss was looking for evidence of strong execution, a positive work environment, and delighted [.] The post Work Environment Matters appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. It was a ridiculously hot July day.

L2L Broad View: Creating New Working Environments

Linked 2 Leadership

When you have the right people, in the right places, doing the right things, in the right environment, then you have a formula for success. Every organization’s success is always related directly to their people, and what they do, and how they do it. But when an organization must uproot their physical location to move […]. Professional Growth Tips employee growth Growth productive workforce the workplace

How a Results Only Work Environment Serves Stakeholders

Modern Servant Leader

A Results Only Work Environment (R.O.W.E.) is an environment in which workers are compensated by the results they deliver, not the hours they work. Hourly Workplace Environment. ROWE Environment. Unlike traditional environments, the Results Only Work Environment reflects a great degree of trust in the employees and empowers them to operate in their optimal time and location. For more information on the Results Only Work Environment, check out

Innovation in Complex Civic Environments

Mills Scofield

Recognize that we work in complex environments and develop tools specifically for such environments. Yet – partly because there is so much innovation occurring in the private sector – we continue to use tools designed for the complicated environments of the private sector in our much more complex civic environments. Yet, we continue to rely on “blue ribbon panels” to develop and impose solutions in complex environments.

Corporate Cultures – How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment?

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Corporate Cultures - How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment? ! Please consider the environment before and after printing this article. The post Corporate Cultures – How Stressed is Your Workplace Environment?

0705 | Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone with Shawn Murphy


In this interview, Shawn and I discuss why our best work is the product of a positive environment and how to build that environment.

Purpose is the Sun in VUCA Work Environments

Create Learning

With a clear and consistent purpose the system-drives-behaviors that thrive in VUCA (Volatile; Uncertain; Complex; Ambiguous) environments. Talking with Janine Tramont of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership , broke some of my personal ‘stuckness’.

The “Sweet 16? of Positive Work Environments

Leadership Freak

People in positive work environments love to see the boss coming. If people start worrying when you show up, you’re a downer. If people love to see you leave, you’re a loser. If your team hates receiving calls from you, you’re a lousy leader. They love seeing you because they’ll go further with you than [.]. Health Marks of leaders Motivation Optimism Taking others higher Culture Leadership Development Organizational Development

Are You Creating a Safe to Say Environment?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues [link] “Safe to Say” was the term one of my clients used to describe the kind of environment they wanted to create.

3 ways to use the work environment to aid collaboration

Chartered Management Institute

A big reason for this is that organisations are failing to create the right environment for collaboration. Most social business efforts flop. Sadly, that’s a fact, with Gartner estimating the number is as high as 80%. Some advocate that it needs the CEO to lead by example and to jump headlong into social themselves. If you think about it though, how often does your CEO visit you?

5 Suggestions When You Find Yourself in a Miserable Work Environment

Ron Edmondson

Why spend 40 years in a miserable environment? Here are 5 suggestions when a work environment is miserable: Soak up all you can. Are You in a Controlling Environment?

Leadership & Creating an Environment of Service

You're Not the Boss of Me

Encourage and develop an environment where people serve each other. In truth, an environment that embraces service will do so in an all-encompassing way. So, having said all that, what does it actually take to create this environment where service is king?

Smells Like Team Spirit: How To Foster Team Culture In A Virtual Work Environment

Great Leadership By Dan

Read Beth Armknecht Miller’s new guest post over at Leadership and Management for some great tips for bringing a dispersed workforce together as a productive team: Smells Like Team Spirit: How To Foster Team Culture In A Virtual Work Environment.Beth Armknecht Miller culture teamwork virtual teams

Why You Might Be a Micromanager and It’s Not Your Fault

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Culture and Workplace Environment Leadership Leading Change delegate Delegating micromanage Micromanager micromanaging unbunch the ladder unbunching the ladderMarissa was frustrated. As district manager of a large retail chain, she was responsible for ten stores. Her district was doing well, meeting sales goals and store operations were generally smooth. The problem was that her boss, the regional manager, was a micromanager.

Make Way for a Tough New Work Environment

First Friday Book Synopsis

He explains why globalization, compensation gaps and decreased job security have created a new high-stress environment. Bob's blog entries Chief Learning Officer magazine Make Way for a Tough New Work Environment Marshall Goldsmith MedfiaTec mojo Talent Management magazineHere is an excerpt from an article written by Marshall Goldsmith for Talent Management magazine.

Five Ways to Make a Workplace Environment More Creative

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Begin with your own mindset Environments Collaborative Five Ways to Make Corporate Space More Creative Focus on a few basic variables Harvard Business Review blog Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the HBR email alerts Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration Scott Doorley Scott Witthoft Stanford University Winston ChurchillHere is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Witthoft and Scott Doorley for the Harvard Business Review blog.

Support Environment – ReImagine Work

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Mary Schaefer (posts, web, Twitter) shared a post a couple of weeks ago titled How are you Creating your Own Environment of Support? Support Environment – ReImagine Work. It is a story of how her site and her writing received the benefit of some traffic and some encouragement from another Lead Change member, Don Shapiro. Not only is it a [.] Leadership Development encour encouragement members support