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Do Things as Collaborative Leaders do: Follow the Rule of 6 and 1
Become the emotionally intelligent leader your team needs. Build a stronger and more inclusive team with ease. If you are a leader of a company, you are the one who is supposed to guard the company, the team, and the projects your company is working on. Probably you are the person that knows what is best for your company. For example, when someone mentions Steve Jobs, you automatically think of the person who knew what decisions are the best for Apple. Or when you think of Jeff Bezos, you know that he knows what is best for Amazon. Think of Elon Musk and you know that he is the one who knows what is best for his own companies Tesla and SpaceX. Therefore, you are the decision-maker and your team relies on you, so you better be making good decisions. Therefore, you are the decision-maker and your team relies on you, so you better be making good decisions. To be a good decision maker, you should follow Ron Howard’s words, and practice the Six and One rule on a daily basis. The Oscar-winning director in his MasterClass series says that the directors ‘’dream’’ the movie they are producing. And matter if there is only one person or hundreds of people involved, at the end of the day the director’s vision, taste and decisions are the ones that define the path of production and therefore the final result. The film it’s something that they created and nurtured, meaning it is their baby. As Howard says, "If you try to enforce that too rigidly, you're losing all the spontaneity and that sort of organic creativity that the people around you have to offer. Coming to that understanding was the beginning of a rule that I just simply call the six of one rule: Six of one, half a dozen of another."
3 elements that make you a good leader
After Harvard Business’ assessment of 87.000 leaders, the results showed that there are 3 elements crucial for being a good leader: 1. Creating positive relationships with other people or groups. It means staying in touch on the issues and concerns of others, balance results with concern, cooperation between others, resolve conflicts and give honest feedback. 2. Using good judgement when making decisions and important contribution to achieving results. 3. Being a role model and set a good example, honor commitments and keep promises, and willing to go above and beyond who needs to be done.
How to stay calm in stressful situations
Stressful situations keep us feeling lost and afraid, especially when we are in the offices. To be even more productive it is of a high importance to stay calm in stressful situations. Studies have shown that specific tactics can help us navigate our natural tendency to be defensive when confronted.
The perfect Christmas gift?
Gift-giving is a satisfying way to show the people in your life that you care about them. It’s exciting to see the reactions of people as they open your gift, and know you made their day. We should think of more thoughtful gifts. By thoughtful, it means practical, affordable, works-for-pretty-much-anyone gifts. People with constant meetings, with kids who have activities, or work schedules that vary wildly would probably benefit most from an hourly layout. As Lyubomirsky says in her book “Being kind and generous leads you to perceive others more positively and more charitably”. Choose your perfect Christmas gift:
7 great motivational quotes to start your week
It is always a little challenging starting a new work week. The way you start the morning can affect your whole day. So Here are 10 empowering quotes to start your day right and to ease yourself into your day with a positive, motivated, and inspired attitude.
How to Stay Motivated During the Summer
When the weather outside is delightful, it’s easy to become depressed sitting at the office—especially when almost everyone else is on vacation. Summer is time for relaxation and sun, but it can also be a time when you struggle to get anything accomplished. How can you focused when the sun is shining? There are definitely some ways, so let us share them with you.
3 Key Tips to Make the Most out of Mondays
It’s Monday again… Mondays are probably the most disliked day of the week. The weekend is over, and you have to wait 5 days until the weekend. But in fact, Monday is just a new and fresh start. This should be the day that sets the tone. Each new week brings an opportunity for limitless potential, and no matter what you were facing last week Monday brings you a new opportunity to start over again. Here are a few tips that will help you stay more organized and get the most out of your week.
How to Manage Stress
Stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses.These days it’s hard not to get overwhelmed once in a while. We are most easily hijacked by feelings of anxiety when we are under the pressure of uncertain outcomes or circumstances.
How to get the most out of your tradeshow attendance
Attending a tradeshow means many opportunities for you and your company. To get the most from your attendance, you need to have a clear and well-planned strategy. Take a look of our tips on how to turn your trip into success for your business.
6 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself
Are you that kind of person who likes to grow and constantly seek to improve it and become better? For sure, there is always something about ourselves we can improve on. We can all go from wherever we are to wherever we want to be. No dream is impossible.