I was looking at some of my blog stats, and thought it would be useful to share a list of my most read posts of 2011. All of these were written in the first half of the year, and some of them close together. As I re-read them in preparing this review, I became excited to share them with you.
Here are my top seven listed in order, starting with the most-read.
Five Reasons Why Leaders Need a Closed Door Policy New thinking on an old cliché and its implications for our productivity.
Using the Four Types of Feedback Effectively Defining and using all four types of feedback makes our feedback more easily understood and accepted.
The Eight Emotional Barriers to Creativity and Innovation If you want to be more personally creative — or encourage others — you must recognize and overcome these barriers.
Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? The subtitle says it all – Five keys to better decision making in meetings.
Nine Steps for Creating and Maintaining Team Ownership of Ideas and Goals If you want greater team ownership, these ideas will help.
Three Reasons A Leader Must Have a Positive Attitude Really the positive attitude only matters if you want to be effective.
Eight Unusual Things Leaders Should Measure Not your typical metrics here.
And for good measure, I’m sharing this post of my five most read posts in 2010, which you’ll enjoy if you liked this list.