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39 Powerful Questions Mentors Should Ask Their Mentees

“Joe made a *huge* difference in my career. I advanced much faster than I would have on my own.” “Tina’s guidance helped me navigate a really uncertain workplace. I don’t think I would have made it without her” “Vikram showed me how to get noticed and build the skills that unlocked my career.”  These are the kinds of things people...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 15:32
Lighthouse Leadership Weekly #56: MBWA in today's workplace, making hybrid work, and a favorite lesson

In today’s edition, we cover the death of the inventor of MBWA, more data on hybrid work, one of my favorite lessons from the Book of the Month, and our long read covers the lessons for managers of a leadership classic. Let’s dive in… Table of contents: Food for Thought on MBWA no matter where you are News & Reports...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 22:39
7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Summary for Managers

“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey is one of the most influential self-help and leadership books ever written. Since its publication over 30 years ago in 1989, millions of readers have implemented Covey's principles into their personal and professional lives, with fantastic results. At the core of the book are seven habits...

Sat Feb 17, 2024 10:21
Lighthouse Leadership Weekly #55: Sugar Water & Purpose, the Workforce Index Report, and more...

Can you believe Q1 is half over? It feels like 2024 is flying by, so let's jump right into this week's edition. In today’s edition, we cover the importance of purpose at work, analyze recent findings from Slack's Workforce Index report, give you a chance to reach our subscribers, and give you 4 key approaches to help resolve conflicts at work....

Wed Feb 14, 2024 12:55
How to Resolve Conflicts in the Workplace as a Manager

“I can’t stand working with Joe. He’s impossible!” “Those expectations are unreasonable. How can you expect me to do that?!” “That’s a dumb idea. Why would we ever do that?” These are the kinds of workplace conflicts that managers deal with regularly. How you choose to handle them can determine whether your team performs at a high...

Fri Feb 9, 2024 20:19
Lighthouse Leadership Weekly #54: Expectations vs. Reality, and a new Book of the Month and more...

Are you happy at work? A recent Tiktok has gone viral where someone talks about how much they hate their job and how little energy they have after their workday ends. If you've ever hated your job, you know that feeling. It takes *a lot* more energy to do a job you don't like, than one you do. Fortunately, being a manager gives you plenty...

Wed Feb 7, 2024 19:27

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