What do leaders say that other leaders in their organizations lack? And what do these same leaders think they lack themselves. Here are five areas that eaders cite most often.
I was approached by my bank, who we’ll refer to as BIG Bank, ten months ago. Their pitch was, “Gee, we think you are a great customer, and we appreciate your business, so we would like to refinance your mortgage because the interest rate is a bit high.”
Here are four key elements that, if built into the fabric of your culture, will create an organization that has energy, passion and will be a place where people feel welcome and valued.
In just a few weeks, millions of people will be sitting down to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. And, like my fellow Americans, my mouth waters at the thought of turkey, and I savor a good slice of pumpkin pie. But here are two things that too many people don’t think about at Thanksgiving. #1. Being Thankful
I conduct Effective Leadership programs around the country. I’ve had many discussions with people lately about what their leaders lack, and what they would like to work on themselves. Take a look at this list: be honest with yourself—what do you need to work on? #1 — Lack of direction Many leaders do not set
As a professional speaker and book author, I often teach programs and coach executives on how to be more creative and innovative. Everyone that I work with wants to know what the secrets are to be more creative. The reality is simple, it’s just about making small changes. The good news is just by changing
I have a birthday coming up soon and I will be turning 57 years old. This is has led me to think more about what it means to age as a man and what it means to fight against the ravages of age. A few weeks ago I wrote an article for The Good Men
There is a very frustrating and disturbing trend going on right now in our country and it has been going on a for a while. Most people say that their boss expects them to be available 24 hours a day seven days a week. I’m often on client conference calls, and we hear strange background
One of the biggest challenges of leading a company is managing the work of other people. In managing the work of other people, one of the hardest tasks is making sure that you maximize productivity with each employee. Here however, is the problem- everything you know about employee productivity is wrong. As a leadership expert, I find most people's