Blend Finance and HR For Best Results

Blend Finance and HR For Best Results

When the economy softens and profits decline, the first thing to be cut is training. Sound familiar? We see this every time. For whatever reason, management tends to view training as overhead. Yet, the whole reason we train is to create more efficiency and...
CASE STUDY: The Failing Credit Union

CASE STUDY: The Failing Credit Union

Last year I received a call from “Jim” the board president of a credit union. He was reaching out to me because his credit union was in dire straits and the Board of Directors desperately needed someone to help them set things right. “We are under scrutiny from...
Reasons To Keep Business Training Budgets

Reasons To Keep Business Training Budgets

  Current events are causing many leaders to rethink the financial situation of their departments like human resources and other partner organizations. Unfortunately, I am seeing some business leaders chopping out training budgets.   I believe this is one of the...
The Key to Employee-Empowering Leadership

The Key to Employee-Empowering Leadership

I think one of the key traits of a true leader is the ability to get things done through other people. If no one is following you, even if you have the title, you’re not a leader. Effective leaders are the ones who empower others. … read the full article...
Five Qualities to Improve as a Leader

Five Qualities to Improve as a Leader

Leadership is not about the title. It’s about whether someone is following you. Leadership is about who you’re being, rather than what you’re doing. What does it take to be a real leader? … read the full article here.
How to Successfully Develop Your Employees

How to Successfully Develop Your Employees

To an extent, as leaders, solving problems is what we get paid to do. But when those problems are being caused because we haven’t addressed things on the employee side, a vicious cycle starts where leaders don’t have time to work because they’re so busy putting out...
So, You’ve Been Promoted, Now What?

So, You’ve Been Promoted, Now What?

Much of our ability to be successful comes back to the attitude of a leader. Ultimately, I think it comes back to the old saying, “Your attitude will speak so loudly your employees can’t hear what you’re saying.” … read the full article...
How To Change Your People’s Behavior

How To Change Your People’s Behavior

When we think about how we get people to change their behaviors and follow the vision their leaders set, we see that we use inspiration to motivate them. But to change their behavior, we have to give them the skills they need. We do this through training. … read...