Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

Non-Verbal Skills for the Virtual Team Leader

Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words.

Getting Their Attention: How to Bend time With The Oddball Effect

Getting-Their-Attention-The-Oddball-Effect

How can we get our teammates to sit up and take notice? By slowing down time. Odd as it may seem, we can actually do this, and unlocking this power can be an effective leadership tool. It involves a simple concept called the oddball effect. Here’s what it is and how we can use it […]

Leadership Exercises: 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles

Leadership Exercises - 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles

Are there any leadership exercises I can do? Someone asked this question recently, and I thought it was a good one.  Learning leadership is tricky business.  It’s not like practicing musical scales or pumping iron at the gym. But I do think there are exercises we can do to become more effective leaders.  Whether we […]

Getting Them to Listen: How to Get People to Hear What You are Saying

Why should anyone listen to you? If you’re trying to lead people, one of the first challenges you face might be just getting them to listen.  This can be doubly challenging if you happen to be newer to the team or younger than the others. When it comes to getting people’s attention, there’s one thing […]

Listening Skills for Leaders: 8 Ways to be Sure You Get the Message

Listening Skills for Leaders - 8 Ways to be Sure you Get the Message

Have you ever been in a situation where you had something to say, but people didn’t seem to be listening?  How did that make you feel?  I’m guessing your response would not include words like  “understood,” or “respected.” Listening skills are are often overlooked in leaders and yet are so essential to our ability to […]