Authenticity in the workplace: Can you really be the real you at work?

Jené Kapela Develop your leadership ability, Focus on you, Leadership in the workplace

When I’m working with a group of people and ask them to self-select personality characteristics that are most natural to them, someone always asks, “Do you mean how I act at work or how I act in my personal life?” Is this a trick question? Not at all. Who we are is who we are – regardless of in what …

To Lead Successful Work Teams, Don’t Focus On Work

Jené Kapela Develop your leadership ability, Leadership in the workplace

Leading work teams can be extremely challenging because you are suddenly put in a position where you are expected to lead a group of your peers. Even though you are responsible for the outcomes of the project, you have no formal authority over team members’ actions. How do you get everyone to respect your position without appearing bossy? How do …