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...
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...
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...
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...