Source: Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills
According to an analysis of thousands of 360-degree reviews, women outscored men on 17 of the 19 capabilities that differentiate excellent leaders from average or poor ones. Here’s some very interesting research about gender and leadership. Read on to see if this aligns with your experience:
When you think of someone who is engaged with their work — who has a clear sense of purpose and feels safe and confident in their role — what do you picture? Someone who works on a team, or alone? Does the person have one job, or two? How often does she work remotely, if at all? And does having a pet somehow factor in?
Marcus Buckingham, the head of People + Performance research at the ADP Research Institute, and Ashley Goodall, the senior vice president of leadership and team intelligence at Cisco, have answers to these questions. They’re based on a survey of more than 19,000 workers across the globe.
This lighthearted video discusses the composite findings of a their study.. “Barbara,” their fictitious most-engaged-worker, is built up of all of the variables that the study found to be present in the most highly engaged workers. What can we learn from this “Engagement Wonder Woman?” It may surprise you…..
In a study done by Leadership IQ, CEO, Mark Murphy and his team followed 20,000 new hires during their first three years of employment.
The results were startling: 46% of the participants failed in their job during the first 18 months due to ATTITUDE. Read on to learn more about why and what your organization can do to have better results.
Sometimes, people move on. It’s a fact of life, but when an integral and well-liked member of the team moves on, it can create a lot of conflicting emotions. In this Harvard Business Review article, Liane Davey discusses how to handle this situation in a way that helps both you and your team members, as well as making the transition process easier for your departing employee.
“Just as bad behavior tends to spread, so too does good behavior. Kindness, it turns out, is contagious.” This Harvard Business Review article by Bill Taylor discusses how important a culture of kindness is in creating a successful business and work environment. This doesn’t mean enforcing it, it means giving kindness the means to spread, by encouraging it in encounters with others.
Research shows that office workers cannot concentrate at their desks
In fact, one study found that the number of people who say they cannot concentrate at their desk has increased by 16 percent since 2008. Also startling: The number of workers who say they do not have access to quiet places to do focused work is up by 13 percent.
Start-ups and companies these days are prone to offering in-office perks, but studies show that just because there is a pool table and a latte dispenser in your break room, doesn’t mean that office productivity will go up.
To be successful in most organizations, it’s important to understand the underlying conversations and reactions that people in the room are having. But if you aren’t picking up on those subtle cues, how can you learn to do so?