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Neglect leadership at the expense of growth
Brett Morris blogs about the risk of neglecting your leadership role, and the impact this could have on business growth.
“When no one is truly leading the business (thinking about innovating, adapting to change, looking for growth), it’s in a state called active inertia… and it’s a dangerous spot for any business to be in.”
Managers: Can you pick the gorillas from the monkeys?
Brett Morris blogs about whether or not you should take on your employees problems.
“Where do you draw the line? Sometimes you might find yourself facing a big monkey, or a small gorilla. Do you take those problems on?”
Adapt or suffer – managing change is an everyday reality!
Brett Morris blogs about managing change as your business grows.
“Shifting responsibility to a dedicated change agent alone doesn’t work. Yes, they can know the ins and outs of change management, but they don’t have one of the most crucial qualities for change initiatives to succeed.”
Confronting a great “dilemma”: Is trust earned or given?
Brett Morris delves into a question asked by many managers and employers – should trust be earned, or given?
“In establishing a relationship with a new employee or team, should managers/leaders place their trust in them? Or should they withhold that trust and expect that the employee/team earn it from them?”
How managers can avoid contracting Management OCD
Managers must learn how to distance themselves from being problem solvers and instead as problem finders and givers, Brett Morris blogs.
“Popularly, these voracious problem finders are known as micromanagers. But because of the obsessive compulsive traits they display, we like to say that they’re suffering from Management OCD.”