General Colin Powell, who passed on October 18 from COVID complications, was an ardent listener, voracious learner and illuminating leader. His countless inspirational messages are universal lessons for life and fundamentals for leadership. Here is a sampling to savor and practice: https://succeedfeed.com/colin-powell-quotes/.
Colin Powell’s family announced that he was fully vaccinated.
YOU DON’T HEAR ME
Organizations and their leaders need to brush up their listening skills if they want their female employees to fully contribute and stay. Fast Company reports that many women say they don’t feel heard in the workplace and, consequently, check out on the job. This article suggests tactics for opening the airwaves.
WAGING DEFENSE AGAINST THE BIG RESIGNATION
What’s your best defense against the big quit movement underway? According to Inc., it’s letting go and empowering team members to make decisions and feel ownership of operational and organizational initiatives. A positive, happy work environment factors in as well. Read more here.
3 RS OF RETENTION
Resources, recognition and respect are a powerful combination for retaining team members. This Smartbrief article suggests ways to keep your colleagues from fleeing.
WITH THE GREAT RESIGNATION COMES THE GREAT PUSH OUTWARD
That’s how Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson describes the effect of the Great Resignation on American society. “Migration to the suburbs accelerated. More people are quitting their job to start something new,” he asserts. The impact on office relationships has been significantly altered. Click here to read Thompson’s provocative assessment.