Learning the Dynamics of the Business World to Become an Effective Leader
In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews Tim Parker, Executive Coach, Leadership & Management Consultant and Special Project Management. Tim is the President of Parker Resource Management. Tim’s special expertise is with coaching technically oriented leaders. Tim believes a well managed work environment greatly enhances the positive attitudes of employees and customers, and overall productivity. Tim has been in the business for over 40 years, 24 years in military service, 5 years in State government and 10 plus years in the private sector.
In episode 32 of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman and Tim Parker talk about the dynamics of the business world. As a leader in virtual teams, Tim suggests that
Tony also pointed out that people don’t really leave bad companies, but leave bad bosses instead. This is what is being done right now by employees that don’t really see eye to eye with their bosses. Tim explains that this is because employees nowadays are knowledge workers and don’t necessarily have loyalty to companies and bosses. This is where leaders come in. Tony explains that as a leader in teams/virtual teams, we need to inspire them to work for us so that these employees won’t leave. This is a method on how to reduce friction, reduce confusion and make sure that you create a pleasant working environment for them.
Tim explains that giving employees a purpose, especially in the professional services industry will make them feel important. Together with career growth, Tim explains that these are the two driving factors in employee retention among companies. Tim also adds that purpose is what drives the success of a company. Listen to this week’s episode of Impact Teams Radio as Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman and Tim Parker discuss how to learn the dynamics of the business world to become an effective leader.
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