Who hold the onus of managing generational diversity then? Is it the more mature generation i.e., boomers and Generation X or the relatively younger generations millennials and Generation Z? Undoubtedly, this onus lies with every generation.
We are living through the ‘Great Resignation,’ an ongoing economic trend in which employees have voluntarily resigned from their jobs en masse. Possible causes include long-lasting job dissatisfaction. It is therefore more important than ever to get under the skin of what motivates your workforce.
Running a company in today’s world is anything but easy as leaders face a perpetually unsteady state that impacts their decision-making. Courageously pursuing positive ideas will provide the ballast needed to navigate today’s unsteady waters.
The resource most in short supply of, in the corporate world (and indeed, in the world, at large, as well), today, is a steady supply of strong leaders and sound leadership. With strong intent, absolute focus, and sustained efforts, anyone can become a leader.
When it comes to employee happiness, 67 per cent of full-time employees with access to free food at work are ‘extremely’ or ‘very’ happy at their current job, according to a SnackNation study. Why should employers worry about feeding their employees? And then, why do companies like Google and Facebook use it as a way to attract and retain top talent.
In addition to boosting your team’s morale and motivation, public recognition reinforces that you are paying attention to—and are in full support of—their endeavours. Even minor expressions of gratitude can have a meaningful impact on those who receive them.
Creating a loving organisation is a conscious choice that requires deep introspection and intentional work. Leaders who exhibit strong self-awareness and are comfortable in their own skin are in tune with their emotions and feelings.
Most of the published literature has focused on why meetings fail or succeed, scheduling meetings efficiently, planning for a successful committee meeting, etc. Emphasis is now on how to make the best of a meeting. Sufficient focus is not espoused on the leadership dimension, a key aspect for effectiveness.
It has been the toughest of times-leading through a pandemic. But what can we learn from what we have all been through? How will it change us as leaders? And how should we lead out of lockdown? These are just some of the questions that we believe leaders should be pausing to ask themselves.