Becoming A Leader

Becoming A Leader

When we try to fix things as leaders, sometimes we get caught up in the idea that we have to be strategic visionaries, always thinking big and considering the implications for the whole organization.  That’s true of a leader, but at the same time, we have to be...
Change Happens- Let’s Get Through It

Change Happens- Let’s Get Through It

Oftentimes as leaders, we’re forced to change our bearings and decide on a different direction for our organization. While we know that this change is in the best interest of our organization, we forget that our employees might find the change to be disorienting and...
How to Become the Leader Your Team Needs

How to Become the Leader Your Team Needs

The greatest performance gap is the one between what we know we should do and what we actually do.  As I was thinking about that bit of wisdom, I realized it was true for many of us.  My challenge for you is to think about what you need to work on and carve out at...
The Cost of Inaction

The Cost of Inaction

What I want to focus on today is the difference between ROI, which we all understand, and COI, which we often forget about.  What happens when we have a business problem (we may even know the cost of that problem), yet we fail to take action to resolve it? …...
Going the Distance

Going the Distance

In my previous post, I used the movie Field of Dreams to illustrate how if we build the right infrastructure in our businesses, the best candidates will come to us. But that’s only the start. If you recall in the movie, the main character had to not just build the...