8 Ways Using Humor Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Have you laughed today?

A great team knows how to laugh together, and a great leader uses humor effectively in many ways. Take a look at this Inc. article today, and use it to make yourself a better leader, and your workplace more fun. :

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8 Ways Using Humor Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com.

▶ John Baldoni: Bad News? Deliver it with Dignity – YouTube

My friend and colleague, fellow leadership coach John Baldoni says this so well, I couldn’t have said it better.

He hits all the right points about how to deliver negative news to an employee, with dignity. He describes simply and clearly how to deliver bad news (about performance) with firmness and clarity while always allowing the individual retain their dignity and the hope for improvement and growth.

I particularly like his suggestion to use notes, to stay on message and use the specific language that is likely to most effective.

Your thoughts?

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Save this one to refer to from time to time as a reminder, about how to do this really well:

▶ John Baldoni: Bad News? Deliver it with Dignity – YouTube.

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? Heres How To Tell

Here’s a really nice synopsis by Daniel Goleman (the best known expert on emotional intelligence.) Take the quiz and figure out where you could put a little attention to ramp up your “EQ.”

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How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? Heres How To Tell.