More and more leaders are becoming aware of the role emotional intelligence plays in a successful workplace. Long gone are the days of harsh authority generating positive results – in today’s world, you need to establish real connections with your team and show empathy if you want them to follow you.
We need translators in many aspects of our everyday lives: foreign language translators, technical translators and even translators for our children, who sometimes sound like they are speaking an entirely different language.
For the last few days, you’ve lived on the pages of Indeed, scrolling through the many job postings and clicking on promising leads. You’ve recrafted your cover letter more times than you can remember and sent your resume to an abundance of companies (fingers crossed that this is finally the one).
There was a time when stability was the primary goal for business organizations large and small. Steady growth, predictable earnings and modest modifications to the overall strategic plan comprised the crux of most top executives’ core desire for their companies. But with the rapid evolution of our digital age, businesses from all industries have been thrust into an era of amplified global competition, causing leaders to focus more energy on setting their organizations apart.
Change is all around us. How it’s managed can set the path for trouble or triumph. Although there are many factors that can play into more effectively managing change, dealing directly with the people, processes, and technology involved in projects can help to create sustainable ways to remove the scary aspects of change.