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Foreign Manager’s Underperformance: Reasons and Solutions

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Feb 5, 2015 3:35:00 PM

You hire an ideal manager, in your opinion, who has the right skills and experience. Your expectation is that the new manager will drive the company in the right track and double profit. However, for some reason, the manager doesn’t perform well or meet your expectations. The question here is do you attempt to work out the problem with the new manager or do you fire them?

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Topics: improve productivity and performance, Charismatic leader, Charismatic leadership, Leadership Skill Improvement, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, effective hr manager, Effective and Efficient Employees, manager

Effective Talent Management Starts with Job-fit

Posted by Vy Huynh on Nov 18, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Organizations that truly value  effective talent management place a priority on ensuring good job fit. One way to maximize job fit is to use employee assessments in the employee selection process. Managers need a plan before they seek applicants. Good workers are difficult to find, and a manager needs to not only focus on stellar qualities, but also a person's ability to fit into a certain work culture or accomplish a particular job description.

Lucky is the organization that has the right people in the right place at the right time, or optimal job fit. These organizations operate like high-performance luxury automobiles, zooming along the highway while lesser engines chug, sputter, and die.

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Topics: Leadership Skill Improvement, Team Management, Effective Hiring

A Psychologist Looks at Leadership Styles in Business - Part 3.1: Charisma - A Key Component to Success with Any Leadership Style

Posted by Vy Huynh on Oct 24, 2014 10:30:00 AM

In part two of “A Psychologist Looks at Leadership Styles in Business,” we shared with you some tips to be successful in your position as a democratic or an autocratic leader. In part three, part one, we will discuss a key component, a secret element, which will help you be successful with any leadership style.

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Topics: leadership, Charismatic leader, Charismatic leadership, Charisma, Leadership Skill Improvement, leadership charisma, employees engagement, leadership styles

A Psychologist Looks at Leadership Styles in Business - Part 2: How to Be an Effective Autocratic or Democratic Leader

Posted by Vy Huynh on Oct 21, 2014 10:30:00 AM

How many times have you heard your staffs complain about the way you lead them? How many times have you seen your people leaving you, leaving the team just because of your leadership style? Have you ever said to yourself, “I need to change, to make people around me feel comfortable working with me,” and then failed? Remember, it is not easy to change your behaviors or change your style of leading.

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Topics: leadership, Leader, Leadership Skill Improvement, leadership styles

How Charismatic Leadership Drives Success

Posted by Vy Huynh on Aug 25, 2014 10:10:00 AM

Today, Deiric McCann - Keynote Speaker at the "2nd International Talent Assessment & Development Conferecen" shares with us the importance of leadership charisma in business.

Interviewer: In your opinion, from a marketing perspective, why is it so important that industry leaders are charismatic?

Deiric McCann: In our research (400,000 employees rating 40,000 leaders worldwide), more than 40 percent of what we- as employees, shareholders or readers- perceive as charisma is good communication.  Think of any truly charismatic leader you know or have ever read– what do you remember? Their extraordinary communication ability (think ML King, JFK, Gandhi, Steve Jobs, etc.). 

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Topics: Leadership Skill Improvement, great leaders, leadership charisma

2nd International Talent Assessment and Development Conference

Posted by Vy Huynh on Jul 15, 2014 2:44:00 PM

From the backroom to the boardroom, from simply recruiting the workforce, to developing and retaining the top talent necessary for continuity and growth, the HR function is still evolving. HR brands the company in terms of its culture and values, and creates a business sustainable leadership through the people it attracts and develops.

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Topics: sales, leadership, Employee Assessment, Leader, Leadership Skill Improvement, Training and Development in Business

10 Leadership Tips For First - Time Managers

Posted by Vy Huynh on Jun 3, 2014 2:49:00 PM

When the time comes, you get the promotion, so how should you prepare for your first role as a manager? Although your performance has been good and you’ve assessed that you are a fit for the job, leading others will be an adjustment for most. Don’t assume that an effective worker will automatically become an effective manager – especially if he’s to manage a group of his peers.

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Topics: leadership, Leader, Communication Skill, Leadership Skill Improvement, great leaders

10 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Posted by Kieu Nguyen on Apr 16, 2014 8:30:00 PM

How would you describe a strong leader? In one leadership study, qualities such as assertiveness, adaptability, intelligence and conscientiousness were cited as the most important. "Research clearly shows that transformational leaders - leaders who are positive, inspiring, and who empower and develop followers - are better leaders," explains psychologist and leadership expert Ronald E. Riggio. "They are more valued by followers and have higher performing teams."

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Topics: leadership, Leadership Skill Improvement, leadership charisma

The Three Most Common Mistakes Sales Managers Make

Posted by Kieu Nguyen on Apr 11, 2014 3:00:00 AM

In most organizations, sales managers are the essential bridge between the company's sales goals and the realization of those goals. The gritty day-to-day interactions between the sales people and their customers are frequently filtered through the perspective of the sales manager on their way up the ladder. And the aspirations and strategies of the company's management must be imprinted by the realism of the sales manager as they come down from above. Sales managers are the conductors who carefully orchestrate the tentative entanglement of the sales people with their management.

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Topics: sales skill, Leadership Skill Improvement

The Top 10 Qualities of Great Leaders

Posted by Shekhar Bhusannavar on Apr 2, 2014 10:16:00 AM

Whether you have worked your way up the corporate ladder or have started your own business, the path to leadership isn’t an easy one. There will be good times, stressful times, and terrible times, but a great leader is always able to lead a team to success, regardless of the situation at hand. Simply holding a position in leadership doesn’t make someone a good leader. A truly great leader understands the many different factors that come with leading others and strives to help others reach their goals; they are always developing themselves, and act as a visionary for their organization.

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Topics: leadership, Leadership Skill Improvement, great leaders

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