Very few people like conflict, including leaders. Fear of conflict prevents us from giving feedback employees, peers, and bosses. Lack of specific, timely feedback from a trusted person prevents many from realizing their true potential.
Leadership lesson for the day:
“Bedside manner matters and it matters more the greater the authority gap between you and the person you are talking too.”
We should all be more grateful. As a leader in a non-profit field, it can be hard to convey that gratitude without spending a ton of cash. Here is my list of free or low priced ways to express genuine gratitude.