Archive for Category: Organizational culture
Are you happy at work? Are you responsible for creating a work environment for others?
In this TED segment The Way We Work, Michael C. Bush shares the importance of cultivating three characteristics within the workplace and why having happy employees is good for business. Bush is CEO of Great Place to Work, a “global research and analytics firm that produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list…and dozens of other distinguished workplace rankings around the world.”
Out of three billion working people throughout the world,
7 Brutal Truths About Leadership Not Too Many People Want To Hear: What defines true leadership success
“True leadership, at its core, is a matter of the heart,” writes Marcel Schwantes, author of Inc.’s article on true leadership success.
Schwantes quotes poet and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou, when referring to great leadership: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.’” Great leaders must face seven difficult truths “about what truly defines leadership success”:
- Leaders must face conflict to solve problems. All people experience conflict;
Effective leaders must embrace diversity and learn new skills to promote equity and inclusion in the workplace. Leaders must introduce diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout their organizations in order for all employees to thrive.
In this article, “5 Powerful Ways to Take REAL Action on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion,” the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) recommends certain “mindsets, behaviors, and practices towards more equitable and inclusive leadership.” Leaders can follow these four steps to practice more equitable leadership.
- Reveal relevant opportunities.
Makiko Eda, former President of Intel Japan and current Chief Representative Officer for World Economic Forum Japan, shares her experiences of joining a global corporation, Intel, in this TED Talk, “The corporation as agent of cultural fusion.” She shares about culture shock and of what she learned navigating global and cultural norms personally and through observing other employees, especially in emerging markets.
She shares the very different office norms from more reserved Japanese style to the more direct American style as soon as she would pick up the phone.
Listen to our first episode in the TRUSTWORTHY leadership podcast by DeBoer Fellowship. Through this podcast, we bring a collection of experts who share best practices and practical tools to help you become a more effective leader. We focus our insights for leaders in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. This is Trustworthy. This is your reliable source on leadership.
We are in a rare time in human history. With so much change and uncertainty, leaders like you must be equipped with the best leadership practices to use within your organizations and communities. On this episode, Myanmar leadership development expert and host,