When Performance Goals Break Moral Standards


I came across this article today outlining how high-pressure expectations can lead to unethical behavior.

Study finds high-pressure expectations lead to unethical behavior

In our coaching programs, we discuss how we should set goals just outside our grasp but within our reach.  We also discuss the journey to achieve our goals and how that builds our character.

But this new study does something that hasn’t been done before. It establishes a relationship between high pressure performance goals and an increased probability of unethical behavior in real-world situations…

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DEFINING LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT


Can a good manager also be a good leader? Should a leader be a strong manager? How do managers and leader differ?

The key difference between leaders and managers is leaders manage people while managers manage processes.

A successful business owner, manager or anyone responsible for leading a team needs both to be a strong leader and manager to get their team engaged in a vision that will render a successful outcome. Leadership is about getting others to understand and believe in a vision and to work to achieve goals while managing is more about administering and making sure the day-to-day things are happening as they should for the benefit of the vision.

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