Developing a Positive Culture

Lead Change Blog

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Marcella Bremer to talk about her work in developing a positive culture in the workplace, her new book, Developing a Positive Culture , and the Positive Culture Academy (classes start April 2nd). How long have you been focusing on a positive culture in the workplace? I’ve been working with culture for more than 20 years, but the focus on a positive culture dates from the last 5 years or so.

Be a Positive Force

Lead Change Blog

I suggest that each of us needs to add one more resolution to our list – to be a positive force in our home, community, and workplace. First off, why be a “positive force”? Why invest time in your positive well being? What’s a good gauge of your positive health?

The 10 Elements of Positive Performance Management

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from John Mattone: The fundamental belief underlying Positive Performance Management (PPM) is this: Leaders and their employees must strive to make performance reviews complete, honest, and timely. The Ten Elements of Positive Performance Management.

Practical Advice for Positional Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Anyone can lead and we believe the world is a better place when people lead from who they are rather than from performance or positional authority. Your success or failure impacts people differently than it does once you cross over, if you will, into positional authority.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

fortunate position to see how cultures of innovation are built. 04 1 5 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation If you find yourself in a position where culture change isn’t a priority, there. Will my manager resent me?

4 Tips for Women in New Management Positions

Women on Business

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How to Make a Positive Lasting Impression

Lead Change Blog

In the past I have discussed how important it is to make a positive first impression. While making a good first impression is critical, it is crucial that you continue to have a positive impression on everyone you interact with.

15 Ways to Set a Positive Example as a Manager

Great Leadership By Dan

Just because I dunk a basketball doesn''t mean I should raise your kids.” - Charles Barkley When you’re a manager, like it or not, you ARE a role model. If you are a newly promoted or hired manager, your employees will watch, listen, and learn about what matters to you, what’s important, what to do and what not to do. We all learn powerful leadership lessons from the examples – both positive and negative – from current and former managers. “I''m not a role model.

Podcast: The Art of Positivity.

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9 Tips for Creating a Positive Change in Your Culture

Lead Change Blog

People also want to blame their leaders for the new demands placed upon them or they complain about how management is being unfair or unreasonable in all that is required. If you are positive, energetic, and enthusiastic, then they will also adopt your demeanor.

What is your level of positivity?

Lead on Purpose

Fast.” … Continue reading → Leadership Learning Product Management Purpose positivity success “The most successful companies and businesses understand that their greatest asset is their people. When businesses take care of their people the businesses and their people thrive. When they don’t take careof this incredibly valuable resource, they lose it.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. Employees are more engaged at work and will work at their highest potential when their manager cares about them. Positive Leadership

Mobile Forms and Their Positive Impact on Modern Business

Strategy Driven

Mobile is everywhere: in the way we communicate, manage any process, and work with data. Such fields as construction management, vehicle and fleet maintenance, warehousing and more have a lot of fieldwork related to data.

Positive Communication Leads to a Culture of Innovation

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Light Your World Actions Character-based Leadership Vision The word innovation has become ubiquitous. Just because something is new – whether it’s a mission statement, product, service, or business—doesn’t mean it deserves to proclaim itself innovative.

Business Politics Practices – Creating a Power Position Environment

Strategy Driven

Winning these engagements, both strategic and tactical, becomes far easier when starting from a position of power. While you may not possess an initial starting position of strength, manipulating the engagement circumstances can tip the balance of power in your favor.

Be Known Positively

Nathan Magnuson

Recently I shared 9 Leadership themes for the new year , including one: be known positively. So how can we build positive interactions and relationships with others? Manage by Walking Around.

Creating a Positive Leadership Legacy

Great Leadership By Dan

Chris Edmonds explains how leaders can use “the 3 C’s: Context, Courage, and Consistency” to create at positive leadership legacy. Read my latest post over at Management and Leadership to find out how. Guest author S. leadership legacy S. Chris Edmunds

The Difference Between Positive Feedback And Praise

Eric Jacobson

There is an important difference between giving your employees positive feedback and giving them praise. Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance. Praise, often one-or two-sentence statements, such as “Keep up the good work,” without positive feedback leaves employees with empty feelings. So, skip the praise and give positive feedback that is more uplifting to your employees because it goes to the heart of their job performance and what they actually do.

Preview Thursday: Developing a Positive Culture Where People and Performance Thrive

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of Developing a Positive Culture Where People and Performance Thrive . Proof for the Positive. Let’s see why a positive culture is vital to thriving organizations. Why is positivity important for organizations?

The Power Of Positive Leadership

Eric Jacobson

Throughout history we see that it's the optimists, the believers, the dreamers, the doers, and the positive leaders who change the world," he adds. You'll learn how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations in Gordon's new book, The Power of Positive Leadership.

9 Ways to Be a Positive Force in a Negative Workplace

Let's Grow Leaders

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Profit From the Positive

CEO Blog

Time Management Tip of the Day: On the weekend, I had a large project I wanted to tackle. 2 - Have a list of "instant" tasks and small items that can be knocked off when you have a few moments. ++ On the weekend, I read Profit from the Positive - Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business by Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin. It is a positive book that serves as a valuable reminder.

5 Positions Companies Need To Navigate Digital Transformation

N2Growth Blog

The promise of AI is to shift the complexity of managing systems from the programmer to the program. This position applies the process of content curation of a domain specific corpus of information. Many of the positions in ML/DL require advanced-math skills.

Manage change with SCARF

Lead Change Blog

Many years of working as a management consultant, coach and mentor tell me the exact opposite is often the case. The answer, simply put, is to structure your conversation using many of the excellent, tried and tested tools that exist in the leadership, management and business development archives. Not applying the SCARF principles and practices can lead to a series of manager missteps, and these can, in many cases, be easily avoided or remedied.

37% of Managers Don’t Give Positive Feedback – How to Stop Complaining

Leadership Freak

It’s easier to complain than take responsibility to make something better. One morning, not long ago, I set out to NOT complain for a day. That morning at 7:00 a.m I met a… Continue reading → Complaints Communication Leadership Development

Developing Positive Leadership Habits


Exchanging the negative habits for the positive ones Unlike these task habits, you may have behavioral habits that require your awareness and action in order to help you to become the best leader that you can be. Developing Positive Leadership Habits ( [.]

Is it Ever OK to Demote a Manager Back to Their Former Position?

Great Leadership By Dan

Is it ever OK to demote a manager back to their former position? Some companies or managers won’t even allow it, under any circumstances. I’ve seen cases when moving a manager one level down in the organization has turned out to be a win-win for the manager and the organization.

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Building a positive work-life culture

Strategy Driven

The pressure to work long hours along with the career penalties associated with the use of work-life policies are creating workplace cultures where employees have limited choices in terms of managing their work and non-work demands.

Managing Change Effectively

Lead Change Blog

I am interested in sharing them with you because, despite all our writings, theories, and examples of change and how to lead and embed it positively, people and organisations keep making the same mistakes. Combatting the impact of individuals’ cynicism, especially when exacerbated by an apparent lack of buy-in from middle management. A lack of ‘Why’ and ‘Can Do’ modeling, especially by leaders and managers. The post Managing Change Effectively appeared first on Lead Change.

Emotional Intelligence Training to Position Yourself for Personal & Organizational Success

Chart Your Course

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Position Yourself for Personal, Team, and Organizational Success. Social Skills: Proficiency in managing relationships, building networks and the ability to find common ground to build rapport.

135 Powerful Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions

HR Digest

It’s even worse if your expertise doesn’t line up cleanly with the position you’re applying for. A better approach is to be specific about your goal and how you intend to bring your skills and expertise to the position. How to Use Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions.

Why Positive Feedback Matters

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Monday, November 8, 2010 Why Positive Feedback Matters If you’re like many people, you rarely hear praise about the things you do well. Yet the desire for positive feedback is a deep need of every human being.

Paul Wolfe, SVP And HR At Indeed On How To Create A Positive Work Culture

HR Digest

The importance of having a positive work culture can never be overestimated. However, creating a positive workplace culture where employees can thrive and work to their full potential, is a daunting task and requires continuous efforts from everyone involved in leadership.

How can you make a positive perception?

Lead on Purpose

In the book Beyond Illusions: The Magic of Positive Perception , Brad Barton —a magician, athlete and all-around great guy—takes you on a journey of looking past illusions and forming positive perceptions that will change your life. How we perceive things shapes our lives.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

Mills Scofield

And the best part is it offers all of us a series of compelling leadership lessons on how each of us can promote positive change in our surroundings-one willful choice at a time. The key word in this personal definition of leadership is positive influence.

Bridging the Manager/Millennial Disconnect

Lead Change Blog

As part of our baseline assessments of every client, my team and I use Launchbox’s proprietary assessment tool, BRIDGEdex, to identify where the significant disconnects exist between millennials and managers—between employee expectations and what they are experiencing in the workplace.

Managing Distraction in the Digital Era

Great Leadership By Dan

By practicing these happy hacks in your life, you can learn to manage distraction in the digital era and set yourself up for a future of greater happiness and well-being in the long run. presidents for creating a movement to activate positive culture change.

How To Create An Optimistic And Positive Workplace

Eric Jacobson

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Positive Leadership Positive Workplace Shawn Murphy The Optimistic Workplace

Business Politics Practices – Managing Up Scapegoat Technique

Strategy Driven

Every good leader understands that the notion of managing up is a farce. Subordinates simply don’t possess the positional authority to “manage” – set priorities, established schedules and due dates, and direct actions – superiors.

Building your position

Lead on Purpose

I’ll do a full review when I finish, but for now I want to share Abraham’s fifteen ways to build your position into a strong brand. — The Product Management Perspective: Most of the fifteen points apply nicely to creating great products that people want to buy.

Leadership and Management Mistakes Most First-Time Managers Make

Lead Change Blog

If you’ve been promoted to a management position for the first time, you’re probably feeling pretty terrified. Many new managers often avoid communicating clearly about expectations as they don’t want to be seen as authoritative or be lableled the bad guy.

How To Create A Positive Work Experience

Eric Jacobson

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual.