Good Daily Habits

In an article by Dharmesh Shah, Founder and CTO of HubSpot, there are some simple habits you should commit to daily:
1. Walk away from gossip.
2. Spend five minutes in another person’s shoes.
3. Give one person unexpected praise.
4. Do one thing no one else is willing to do.
5. Shine the spotlight on one person.
6. “Sell” one thing.
7. Give one person and unexpected hand.
8. Admit one failing.

Read the more in-depth article here.

Advice for your new leadership role

Jody was looking at some leadership traits and found that TechRepublic offers some advice for you if you have just achieved a leadership role and need to know where to go from here. Here are 10 tips they have to offer. Be sure to read the full article.

  1. Understand the difference between being a manager and a leader (with leadership as your goal)
  2. Assess the situation
  3. Review objectives
  4. Seek a mentor
  5. Mentor others
  6. Hone your time management skills
  7. Improve communication
  8. Understand it’s not about you
  9. Do a team outing
  10. Trust your team’s abilities