22 04, 2020

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00

Leadership IS example. You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. Consider yourself on display. Realize that—for better or worse—you ARE a role model for your team members. Your attitude and actions serve as a constant point of reference for coworkers struggling to make [...]

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00
20 04, 2020

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative

2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00

If you’re working from home, it’s easy to sit back and avoid the initiative until you get a new set of directions, and to hold off until a boss or supervisor tells you specifically what to do. After all, “doing nothing” is one of the most popular ways to fight changes that are difficult to [...]

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00
17 04, 2020

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00

Psychological paychecks have always been important, but never more important than now. Their cost is next to nothing, yet the value is inestimable. Right now, you may not be in a position to give your team members more in terms of tangible rewards. Increases in pay or benefits may not be possible. But there’s no [...]

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00
16 04, 2020

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00

Leading a remote team is challenging. Leading a remote team during a pandemic might be close to impossible. So, what can you rightfully ask of employees during times like these? Not blind loyalty. Right now, you need something different than just allegiance from employees. Loyalty can get lazy—or be misdirected. During changing and unstable times [...]

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00
15 04, 2020

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond

2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00

Finding your way forward We’re all a little shell shocked. Our ears are still ringing and eyes still blurry from the explosion of COVID-19 across the globe. We’ve now had a few weeks to absorb the blow, and it’s time to realize that we are standing at a crucial intersection and it’s essential that we [...]

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00
17 03, 2020

How to have hope and courage during a pandemic of fear

2020-03-17T10:24:08+00:00

You are not a product of your circumstances. You are a product of your decisions. Just like most of you, we’re all experiencing some emotional and mental whiplash from the last few weeks. The Coronavirus is gripping the world's attention and rapidly changing the way all of us live and do business. It’s no longer [...]

How to have hope and courage during a pandemic of fear2020-03-17T10:24:08+00:00
4 10, 2019

What you plant today you will harvest later

2020-05-06T06:57:12+00:00

In modern times, most of us don’t live on or even near a farm. As a result, we’ve lost awareness of a universal law that governs many of life’s consequences and outcomes. This law is often called the Law of the Harvest. We’ll come back to the Law of the Harvest in just a moment.There [...]

What you plant today you will harvest later2020-05-06T06:57:12+00:00
16 04, 2019

Yes or no?

2020-01-15T08:48:43+00:00

As human beings we tend to complicate most things, but life is really pretty simple. Take a moment to think about the answers to the following questions: We have tens of thousands of words in the English language. How many letters make up the alphabet? The ‘Human Genome’ is the genetic code—the entire list of [...]

Yes or no?2020-01-15T08:48:43+00:00
11 04, 2019

The principles you know determine what you get

2020-02-11T08:41:48+00:00

There are only a few ways to get it right In May of 1904, Harrington Emerson was tasked with improving the Santa Fe railway system. At the time, competition was stiff, costs were rising, and so was demand for freight and passenger transportation. Emerson created a management movement called “Betterment Work,” which, today, would be [...]

The principles you know determine what you get2020-02-11T08:41:48+00:00
3 04, 2019

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?

2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00

It’s past April Fool’s day—which means that you’ve made it through the first quarter of the year. It’s a great time to stake stock of goals and plans to see what kind of progress you’ve made so far, and to tweak and adjust as necessary. Life is an adventure, and like any great story, it [...]

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00
26 03, 2019

How to do you do what you don’t want to do

2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00

Look, we’re on your side with this one: life is filled with so many things that you just flat out don’t want to do. Maybe it’s because they’re unpleasant, maybe you’re just mentally exhausted and stressed, or maybe it’s just that your bed is feeling super comfortable right now! Unfortunately, to get anything done in [...]

How to do you do what you don’t want to do2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00
19 03, 2019

Leader vs Manager: Set out to make a difference with your team

2019-04-17T18:52:41+00:00

It’s never about the role—it’s always about the goal Leadership is the difference between success and failure—both personal and professional. However, it’s not about having a title or designation such as leader vs manager. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration. The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Be [...]

Leader vs Manager: Set out to make a difference with your team2019-04-17T18:52:41+00:00