by Margie Warrell A friend recently shared with me how her husband fell into yearlong depression after he was laid off from his finance job during the global economic meltdown in late 2008. He'd worked hard all his life, thrived on the pressures and challenges of his work, and enjoyed the money he earned. Becoming ...
I have worked as a coach to both managers and leaders for many years and have learnt a lot along the way including the distinction between the productivity in a team with an efficient manager to a team with a manager that only does the minimum.
More often than not the managers don’t go out of their way to tell you what it is they are doing. So when it comes to people being effective, it’s often something that people don’t really know or understand.
The book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has sold over 15 million copies since it was first published in 1989, teaching people all over the world how to live happier, more successful, and more satisfying lives.
ByEddie Herring:In 1989 Dr. Stephen R. Covey published a book titled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The book was a best seller and became one of the top leadership books of all time. At the time I was in a managerial role in the company for which I worked and read it from the perspective of becoming a better manager and utilizing it in my profession.
If you were to rewrite the seven habits of highly effective leaders today what would you say? As social business becomes more important and social media more pervasive, leaders need to adapt. In fact leaders need to learn fast. Here are the six new habits.
Saving money for a specific near-term goal, say a dream vacation or a home, can be easy. You know what you want, you know about how much you need, and you know when you need it. Becoming a lifelong saver, however, requires a bit more discipline and a commitment to changing spending habits.