Leadership resilience – what’s it all about?

Resilience as a leader is a term that’s in popular use these days.  One might even say it gets bandied around quite a bit.  But what does it actually mean?  Learning from the traumatic events and aftermath of 9/11, the American Psychological Association defined resilience as: “the process of adapting well in the face of … More Leadership resilience – what’s it all about?

Measuring employee engagement? Care needed!

When leaders in organisations decide to measure employee engagement, they know that it’s a two-edged sword.  There’s been some fevered discussion on LinkedIn in the past few weeks about KPMG’s decision to “stop” measuring employee engagement across its workforce.  Some commentators have been almost vitriolic in their response.  Not at KPMG, but at the poor … More Measuring employee engagement? Care needed!

Introverts and agile teams – a good combo?

Do introverts and agile teams make a good combination?  Hmmm.  I wonder. Not without some care and attention, in my view. As an introvert myself who often coaches other introverts, I keep hearing challenging stories from clients whose work in the tech industries involves an association with agile scrum teams.  (For those readers not used … More Introverts and agile teams – a good combo?