While burnout isn’t a new problem, the ongoing crises of 2020 made it worse, and it’s following us into 2021. Burnout can take many forms, and the wellness surveys many companies use to identify it overlook the more active forms, such as erosive behaviors, impatience, and incivility. Managers need to understand the subtle warning signs of burnout so they can take steps to mitigate it before it’s too late. Once identified, managers can get creative about how to relieve some of the pressure on their burned-out employees and work collaboratively with them to understand what they need. Read more
by Margaret M. Luciano and Joan F. Brett
It’s natural for leaders to emphasize the importance of hitting financial targets, but making numbers the centerpiece of your leadership narrative is a costly mistake.
Spoiler alert: these games aren’t about manipulation but they will help you sharpen your thinking and work better with others.
Of course, the role of influence in leadership success isn’t much of a secret in and of itself. But how should leaders pursue and cultivate their ability to influence?