It’s that time of year when we pause to review what you’re reading here on Let’s Grow Leaders. We inventory the most read articles of 2022 so far.
It’s always interesting to see what’s of most interest to you now and which continues to resonate over time.
Most Read Articles of 2022 (The Best-Of Leadership Articles Written This Year)
We would love to hear from you. Which of our leadership articles, Leadership Without Losing Your Soul podcast episodes and Asking-for-a-Friend videos resonate most with you? Why? Please let us know what additional topics would be of most interest.
1. Our most-read article of the year so far is “How to Help You Team Think Bigger”
In this article, we share practical tools and techniques to engage, equip and encourage your team to think more strategically.
2. A close second, 3 Values to Encourage in Every Member of Your Team
In our first article, we share practical techniques to help your team be more compassionate, courageous, and curious. This one is a great conversation starter if you’re looking to share some of our Courageous Cultures concepts at a team level. It pairs nicely with Share Your Ideas: Practical Ways to Ensure Your Voice is Heard.
3. The Most Challenging Person for a Human-Centered Leader
Is tragic that the most committed and passionate human-centered leaders are often the hardest on themselves. In this popular article, David shares practical approaches to treat yourself with the same compassion you give your team.
Evergreen Topics: The Popular Leadership Articles that Continue to Trend on Let’s Grow Leaders
These continue to be some of the most read articles on Let’s Grow Leaders.
1. 7 Ways to Help Your Team Deal With Ambiguity
This article continues to trend as our MOST POPULAR on Let’s Grow Leaders. We encourage you to check it out and leave a comment with your best practice for dealing with ambiguity and change.
2. Psychological Safety: Why People Don’t Speak Up at Work
In this popular article, we share the research that grounds our book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates.
It’s also a good one to share with your team and discuss if any of these are challenges for them.
9 Questions to Help Teams Solve Problems on Their Own
You can get a quick glimpse into one of our most popular coaching techniques. This easy-to-implement technique is a great way to develop critical thinking and problems solving skills on your team. Participants in our leadership development programs tell us it’s made a huge difference in empowering their teams.
4. Leadership Skills: 6 Competencies You Can’t Lead Without
If you haven’t yet read this article, we encourage you to take a look. These foundational concepts have changed the game for leaders and their teams. Implementing them consistently at every level is a great way to create sustained culture change.
Favorites on Leadership Without Losing Your Soul (Podcast)
The most popular guest episode this year so far was Meaningful Leadership Conversations with Jessica Pettitt.
And, you won’t want to miss, 3 Overused Skills That Will Derail Your Leadership.
And this popular episode on effective listening.
Popular on Asking For a Friend (A LinkedIn Show)
1. Courageous at Work: Practical Ways to be a Bit More Daring
You asked for more quick and practical leadership tips and your favorite series so far has been the Managerial Courage Challenge-– a seven-seven part series to encourage courage.
Other popular “Asking For a Friend” episodes include:
And you won’t want to miss, special Asking For a Friend on the road shows, including How to Get Beneath the Surface to Support Your Team (From Bonaire), and….a view from Alaska, Dealing with Naysayers: How to Stay Confident in Your Goal.
What’s your Favorite?
So, that’s a wrap of the most read articles on Let’s Grow Leaders so far this year. We’re curious, what’s your favorite and why?
Also, if you’re looking for additional, practical ways to accelerate your team’s performance, click on the image below to learn more about how our self-paced, manager-led team accelerator program can help. We would love to set you up for a free demo and/or chat with you about how this program can help your team build deeper trust, accountability, connection, and better results.