These articles, based on up-to-date research, give you leadership tips, techniques, and tools so you and your team get more done together.
Yes, workplaces are fraught with employee complaints and leadership scandals related to bias, surveillance, divisiveness, inequities, and bullying. Yes, worker “engagement” is too often measured by keyboard clicks, file uploads, and traceable...Continue reading
Do your meetings drain remote workers from energy and enthusiasm for the job? In this podcast interview with Leadership Without Losing Your Soul, Betty Johnson, Ph.D. shares research-based causes and solutions through...Continue reading
In a podcast interview with Communispond’s CEO Scott D’Amico, leadership and change expert Dr. Betty Johnson details the importance of listening and valuing the opinions of others. She also shares how to...Continue reading
Like the now-extinct Tyrannosaurus rex, leaders who insist people “do it my way” are hunted by a giant predator: Complexity. Think about this: Has a complexity of variables upended your forecasted sales,...Continue reading
If you like seeing others’ reactions through their facial expressions and body language, you’re not alone. When other people have their cameras off, maybe you feel less connected, more isolated, and anxious....Continue reading
by Dr. Betty Johnson Remote and hybrid work is here to stay. From one Boomer (me) to you: It’s time we stop thinking, “How do we get them to come back?” Accept...Continue reading
(This article by Dr. Betty Johnson appeared in TalentCulture on February 1.) Think like a scientist: Do a test. Record your next video meeting of three or more people. Afterward, transcribe the...Continue reading
(This article by Dr. Betty Johnson appeared in SmartBrief on January 6, 2022.) Empathy is the bridge to productivity, loyalty, and inclusion. But to leaders, even imagining taking that route can be...
Whether you lead remote, hybrid, or in person teams, video meetings are here to stay. Instead of being stressful, they can be work “places” where people thrive! But it’s up to leaders...Continue reading
Seeking advice is central to good leadership. But let’s face it: Some of the advice these days in mainstream media for leading virtual teams is, well, dubious. It’s based on ideas about...Continue reading