HR Certification Institute blog contributor Clair Chiappetta reached out to Phil to discuss some retention tips in the Sept. 4, 2019 post titled, “Did You Set Someone Up For Failure?” Agreeing with the author about the significance of retention, Phil noted, “When you finally find a great employee and get them into your company, there’s really no room for error to disappoint their expectations or to put them in a position where they aren’t going to be successful.”
Read the article to see if the three strategies discussed might be of value to you!
“Leaders who rely on power get burned, and yet, many of them rely on position or formal authority to get things done.” Phil Wilson was responding to questions about bad habits executives can fall prey to.
Terri Williams, writing for the Executive Education Navigator, an executive education site run by The Economist magazine, reached out to Phil for his insight into leadership habits. The article identifies 4 bad habits, among them the reliance on positional authority. Phil enumerates some of the dangers of this approach, and explains that “relying on formal authority—versus relationship—increases ‘power distance’ and creates gaps with your team.”
It is a quick read and a worthwhile article.