At Weekdone, we believe in always improving ourselves and our customers so that all of us can become better at what we do. Here is our list of the best leadership themed articles we’ve found this week.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
Marketing is not about you or your company. It is not about the product or the values in your brand manual. People don’t care about that. Kris Gage writes that people care about themselves and the value they get from you.
The Best Bosses Are Experts in Your Field, Not Experts at Handling Your Personality
John McDermott talks with Amanda Goodall, who’s research shows that best leaders are experts in their work. While it is often belived that leadership skills are more vital for leaders, this might not be the case. “Goodall’s research finds that the opposite is actually true: The best NBA players make for the best coaches. It’s an idea that extends to an array of other industries, too.”
10 More Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings
Being brilliant in meetings is a easy way to shine in the corporate world. Sarah Cooper offers some practical tips on how to act smart in meetings. There is nothing wrong with faking it till you make it.
Francesca Pick tells about her experiences on how vital it is to welcome new people. It has a profound effect on their morale, happiness and productivity. She asks a question I hadn’t thought about before: “ If the power of welcome can have such an impact on how we feel and behave in a place, how can we get better at tapping into it?
Best Materials about Weekly Reporting
Weekly status reporting is a struggle in many companies. Reporting often takes way too much time and can be both ineffective and demoralizing for your employees. At the same time, every leader knows that these reports are vital for keeping the company running. Leaders need feedback and input from their team in order to understand how they are performing and to make vital decisions that can impact the entire team.
I hope you like these articles as much as we do. And if you stumble upon a great article that we should feature here, let us know.