Tips on Leading a New Team

We know that today’s workers don’t stay with the same company for a lifetime. According to the BLS, the younger Baby Boomers held an average of 11 jobs from the age of 18 to 44. It’s probably safe to assume that Gen Xers and Millennials will likely change jobs more frequently than their predecessors.

As leaders, this means many of us will have the opportunity to lead different teams in different organizations over the course of our careers. Leading a new team can be a challenge, but the same can be said for the existing team getting a new leader. So how can both parties deal with it? Here are tips from some of my real-life experiences. (more…)

When you see the word, “change,” what goes through your mind? Excitement? Fear? Anxiety? Maybe all of the above!

Just the idea of change can evoke a whole range of emotions, but if we’re going to thrive in business and in life, we’d better get used to it. As the old cliché goes, “Change is the only constant.” Think about it. What would your life look like without those big and often unexpected changes? (more…)