Managers and other leaders often complain that Millennials, now the largest group of U.S. employees, are “difficult to coach, lazy, entitled, unmotivated and disloyal.” Women leaders worry because “Millennials can be attracted but it’s challenging to retain them.” Female leaders are keenly aware that managing Millennials requires a different skillset than leading Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Women leaders are also keenly aware that they must discover how to attract Gen Y to leadership positions and prepare them to manage other people, especially because most Millennials say they aren’t interested in traditional leadership positions. This article is part of a series of articles that will help you discover proven ways to attract, motivate and engage Millennials so you can coach them and prepare them to be leaders.
When women leaders don’t know how to overcome the disadvantages of remote teams, the benefits are overwhelmed by employee anxiety, self-esteem, conflict and productivity issues. Proven women’s leadership coaching strategies will help you adapt your leadership style for success with a virtual team. Learn how to hire people truly suited for remote work and manage your boss so you secure the resources you need. Educate your virtual team so they can avoid burnout, stay motivated, engaged and productive. You’ll avoid crippling cross-cultural, gender and generational conflicts.
There is a direct relationship between assertiveness, confidence and business success. Women leaders who lack assertiveness skills fail to gain raises and promotions, as well as resources for their teams. Discover solutions to every leadership confidence and assertiveness dilemma.
Can a woman team leader repair sagging team morale and broken communication lines when a deadline creates chaos that threatens team spirit and productivity? This article reveals a hidden cause of team dysfunction. You’ll explore proven ways women leaders can turn team disagreements into productive teamwork and communication. You’ll learn how employee brains respond to stress. Discover how successful women leaders train team members to use mindfulness to prevent an unhealthy fight-or-flight response. Enjoy reading specific ways to prevent future teamwork problems.
Women in leadership positions and emerging female leaders often struggle with pessimistic team members who can block the woman leader’s success. Discover when you can and cannot help a pessimist reframe their cognitive distortions (faulty beliefs) so you can be an optimistic, visionary woman leader. Proven solutions to difficult people dilemmas will protect you from negativity so you can elevate trust, teamwork, morale and productivity.
Family businesses are pressure cookers loaded with conflicts that often destroy relationships. Proven tools can help you protect your relationship and connect with Your True Self. Gain relief by growing from every challenge and conflict. Achieve the work-life balance that’s critical for your health and well-being.
Powerful, invisible parts of women leaders interfere with their leadership abilities in profound, troubling ways that prevent them from reaching our true leadership potential, from developing winning teams to gaining trust, recognition and promotions. Discover how to identify and manage the hidden internal conflicts that challenge every female leader.
A strong, decisive executive personality or leadership style can be a powerful tool laced with many minefields you’ll need to carefully avoid. You cannot afford to turn off your team members and direct reports or to suffer work-life balance and health problems you can prevent. Use a proven system to ensure your leadership success.
Emerging leaders are more aware of their own insecurities than the fears that “natural leaders” hide from public view. Emerging leaders create bold confidence when they discover their Authentic Personal Leadership Style. It’s a “leadership confidence gold mine” they’ll harvest for decades to come. Women team leaders, female executives and women business owners have successfully used the proven tools described in this article.
A guaranteed recipe for leadership failure is to think your team’s success is about you. Your leadership success depends on how well you empower your direct reports and team members to meet goals they enthusiastically co-design because they are convinced those goals will ensure their long-term career success. Another ingredient to brew a leadership failure stew is to sidestep your duty to consistently monitor your own strengths and weaknesses. This article will help you identify some of your hidden assets and liabilities so you can enjoy the rich rewards that eventually flow to exemplary leaders, including the sheer joy of observing winning teams be ecstatic about their success.
Differences between the way women and men communicate and perceive the world not only sometimes irritate us in personal relationships, they can block professional success. How many of the following common gender communication differences have ever made you or one of your direct reports want to scream, scratch your head in disbelief or quit your […]
During winter Leadership Coaching Sessions, female leaders often complain, “Employee morale is so low on gloomy winter days! My team members and direct reports left for the holidays energized and happy. Some of them returned in January exhausted and crabby. Even some of my best performers seem difficult to motivate right now.” “A few people […]