Millennials are wonderful. And no, I’m not just saying this because I raised three of my own. I’m saying this because it’s the truth, says, Frances McIntosh, who helps leaders, teams, and organizations build stronger relationships through effective communication. This article originally appeared in Forbes.com.
With their creative and elastic minds, their ability to work with passion and their hunger for knowledge, millennials are exciting — not to mention educational —to be around. Just as with any other generation, isn’t it time we start acknowledging their strengths?
Traditional leadership models were built on hierarchies and managing from the top down. Today we’ve evolved to collaborative leadership models, which has moved customary CEO roles from the one to the many. Richard Branson and other famed leaders built their success with a collaborative approach. Let Branson’s favorite quotes on the topic inspire you to do the same.
Despite being perhaps the greatest way to guide a team, leading by example can also be the most difficult.
In his study of newly transitioned leaders, 69 percent felt unprepared for their new roles, Ron Carucci, co-founder of leadership training firm Navalent, writes in Harvard Business Review.
In a brilliant talk delivered to the Gel conference in 2006, Seth Godin spoke about the fundamental reasons behind what’s broken in the world.
There are certain central truths of leadership that remain timeless. Yet, conventional wisdom doesn’t always carry forward to modern times.
Great companies understand that joy is the highest form of productivity and that profit is just a bonus byproduct.
Companies are at a crossroads. One path favors, above all else, profitability for shareholders, often at the expense of the environment, workers’ rights or executives’ wellness.
To give employees a role in shaping the future. Many say the most difficult part of change at work is feeling powerless over the future.
Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson has spent his entire career pushing the envelope.