Sunday, April 22, 2018

Six Ways To Enhance Organizational Structure

The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of...

The Power of Presence

Deadlines, conference calls, last minute items that pop up, personal commitments—there is a multitude of things that we have to accomplish each day.  It...

Time To Let It Go

I don’t care what they’re going to say. Let the storm rage on, the cold never bothered me anyway. – Lyrics from Disney’s’ movie,...

Six Ways to Rise Above Your Critics

To escape criticism- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard A story is told of Winston Churchill and his extraordinary integrity in the...

The Selfie Generation: A Call to the Renewal of Servant Leadership

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it...

Treating Employees Like Shareholders

Much is made of delivering value to shareholders. Ask any senior director, manager or member of the board what his or her goal is...

Ten Things Every Leader Should Always Teach

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin At school one day a...

Turning Complainers into Contributors

Complaining not only ruins everybody else’s day, it ruins the complainer’s day, too. The more we complain, the more unhappy we get. – Dennis...

What March Madness Teaches Us About Leadership

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. – Michael Jordan March Madness is upon us. It’s the time of the year in college...

Five Ways to Protect Office Morale

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room – Winston Churchill The early American Indians, as the story goes,...

Three Boundary-Busters Every Leader Must Face

You’re the same today as you will be in five years except for two things: the people you meet and the books you read....

Four Ways Following a Leader Can Be Difficult

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. - John Maxwell An old woodsman gives this advice about...

Three Ways to Map Your Future

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet. – Victor Hugo A story is told of an...

Four Traits of Courageous Leaders

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  - Winston Churchill A...

Five Ways Leaders Lose Their Focus

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. – Brian Tracy Writing in Reader’s Digest,...

Five Priorities Every Leader Must Keep

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier. – Roy E. Disney A group of friends went deer hunting and paired off...