• Leadership by Example

    Leadership by Example0

    Individuals across the business spectrum are thrust into new supervisory roles every day. Whether by design or out of necessity, newly commissioned leaders face a steep learning curve and sometimes daunting obstacles inherent to their position. We want to present a short but detailed examination of just some of the tactics people can employ when

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  • The Essential Matters: What Is Your Reason For Being?

    The Essential Matters: What Is Your Reason For Being?1

    Earlier this week I was meeting with a group of very talented managers in a debrief session for an event I facilitated in December. We were discussing, among other things, employee engagement when one of the leaders said that what he learned in my session is that employee engagement can be boiled down to one

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  • Humanizing Our Workplace: Leading With Care Rather Than Fear

    Humanizing Our Workplace: Leading With Care Rather Than Fear0

    A long-time client told me a few weeks ago that his first task, as a recently hired manager in a power company, was to “humanize” the plant. When I asked what he meant by this, he explained that he was brought in to change the culture from one that was described as “management by chopping

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  • Why Leadership Matters

    Why Leadership Matters24

    Let’s face it. Leadership matters! Whether it is on the world stage or in our local community. Whether it is politics or business or religion, great leadership is hard to come by. And why does leadership in the workplace matter?

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  • From New Year’s Resolutions To New Year’s Renewal

    From New Year’s Resolutions To New Year’s Renewal0

    Making New Year’s resolutions is for those interested in growing, being a better person, and improving themselves. New Year’s is a good time for taking an inventory of our lives to discover where changes need to be made. Just as the fiscal year end of a business  provides an opportunity to take an inventory of

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  • The Annual Review: Assess and Refocus

    The Annual Review: Assess and Refocus0

    I took a couple of days between Christmas and New Years for my annual inventory of the past year and to clarify my key priorities for the coming year. I always get inspired and find it valuable to review my successes and mistakes of the past year, and then carefully and thoughtfully examine my priorities

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