GE CEO Jack Welch once said, “Insecure managers create complexity.” In today’s crazy-busy world, how much additional complexity are you piling onto your employees and clients? Model simplicity, confidence, and security. Speak simply and carry a big message.
We’re living in a time of marketing liminality. Some leaders feel as if they have one hand clinging to their Zoom rooms and one hand clinging to a dusty office HQ desk.
This messy middle moment is fueled by ever-changing customer expectations, dynamic workplace configurations, and high team turnover. (I started to see these challenges emerge in 2018 and published 3 posts about them here.)
There is a silver lining to this liminal marketing moment….
The flurry of business activity– market selloffs, marketing planning, and volatile “back to work” policies—are putting a lot of us on edge.
It’s even worse when you are faced with toxic team members or bosses.
In this #Newsweek Livestream with Dorie Clark, I provide two steps you can immediately take to create more calm amidst the chaos:
Tell yourself a little mantra: “poise begins with a pause.” Set your clock and pause for one minute before your next big meeting….