It’s important to value your team’s opinions, but when they can’t agree on an outcome or next step, a leader has to take responsibility and make a decision, says Chris Walden.
By stopping and reflecting on how we react to life’s challenges, we become more humble and are better able to engage with those around us, says Chris Walden, who encourages all leaders to take a pause when needed.
Some levels of stress can be manageable, and even beneficial for organizations, but a leader must be able to recognize when stress is crossing into the toxic world and take action, says Chris Walden.
The hiring practice can sometimes feel more like a mating ritual. So how can leaders make sure they’re recruiting individuals who add to the culture and don’t detract from it? By learning how to master the dance, says Chris Walden.
It’s one thing to think about how we want to lead; it’s quite another to publish it and encourage others to hold us accountable. For Chris Walden, putting it all out there is a must.