Afila Group
The Afila Group Blog addresses key issues that business leaders and managers, and sports coaches face on a regular basis, but in a more ethereal way. Leaders and coaches are so caught up with their day to day activities that they don't take the time to st
(1) adapt (6) agility (1) alignment (5) art (1) awareness (1) balance (1) basketball (6) business (34) Business intelligence (1) capitalism (1) Change (11) coaching (12) Communication (11) company (2) compassion (1) concept (1) connection (4) corporate (3) corporation (2) courage (1) creativity (4) crisis management (1) culture (2) decision making (1) decision-making (10) decisionmaking (1) development (6) education (3) emotional intelligence (1) employee development (2) employee engagement (1) employee health (1) employees (2) employment (3) empowerment (1) engagement (3) ethics (1) excellence (1) Executive (12) fear (2) Foundation (1) future (1) goal setting (1) growth (2) how to I get the most of my employees (1) HR (2) hrconnection (1) human (3) human development (1) human resources (2) humanity (1) humility (2) ideation (1) imagination (1) income inequality (1) innovation (1) inspiration (1) investment (1) Jeff Weiner (1) joy (1) justice (1) labor (4) leadership (38) learning (11) learning and development (1) LinkedIn (1) logic (1) long-term thinking (1) love (5) management (29) marketing (1) meetings (1) mental capability (1) mental training (1) mentoring (2) mentorship (2) Millennials (1) mindfulness (2) mission (1) Monique Valcour (1) morale (1) motivation (1) non-profit (1) office (1) openness (2) operations (1) organization (9) organizational alignment (2) organizational development (2) organizational effectiveness (2) parenting (1) patience (2) performance (1) photography (1) potential (2) process development (1) relationships (6) relaxation (1) respect (1) risk (1) sales (3) sales leadership (5) sales management (1) scandal (1) servant leadership (4) serve (2) service (3) society (1) sports (1) strategic plan implementation (1) strategy (24) stress management (2) student (1) success (3) support structures (1) talent management (8) teaching (2) team (7) team building (1) teamwork (3) Three Amigos (1) time (2) trust (1) value (1) values (1) vision (1) Wells Fargo (1) women's basketball (1) work (2) workplace (1) young professional (1) youth development (2) youth learning (1) youth sports (4)
3:12 pm

Why Humility is Key to Leadership and Key to Organizational Alignment

People in leadership roles (not necessarily good leaders, however) have egos. They've gotten to the level they're at because of their ability to get things done. Many times, this is a specific, technical skill (e.g. sales prowess) that has helped them get promoted.

That ego, created by their technical proficiency, often gets in the way of empowering people to do the best they can do their unique skillset. Humility and the ability to clear obstacles rather than being one is a key to getting an organization aligned.

Read More


1:00 pm

Why Human Development Appears to be so Bass Ackwards

Bass Ackwards is a term used in our family to not swear. Put the B on Ackwards and you have the true meaning. 

We've become a society that is so set on constructing resources and processes to react to specific issues that come up with people and groups that we are missing the better path to prevent those issues from coming up and taking ourselves in new directions of possibility. Just look at the US healthcare system that is set up, mostly because of money, to deal with people when they are sick rather than setting up structures and processes to enhance their well-being and keeping them there.

How can we structure and work on human development in a more forward-thinking manner and how do we go about our lives in a more foundational and positive way?

Read More


Tags:

Do you wish to receive the Afila Group Blog as it's published? Enter your email address below to subscribe:

Delivered by FeedBurner