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
15 03, 2019

Trust: the defining factor of team success

2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00

A team isn’t a group of people who work together, it’s a group of people who trust each other. Have you ever managed people who didn't trust one another? If you have, then you'll know how challenging and draining that can be. A team without trust isn't really a team: it's just a group of [...]

Trust: the defining factor of team success2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00
20 02, 2019

How to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it

2019-02-20T14:36:38+00:00

Conflict happens, whether we want it to or not When you boil it down, conflict is just when one person’s desires are different from the other person. However, the emotions that conflict evokes can often make situations seem explosive. Most of us have a strong, gut-level reaction to conflict, including fear, avoidance, excitement, or dread. [...]

How to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it2019-02-20T14:36:38+00:00
29 11, 2018

Team productivity is a reflection of its leadership

2019-01-10T18:56:25+00:00

How to maximize your team’s productivity As a leader, there are all kinds of ways you can improve your team’s performance. However, if their productivity is lacking, your results as a leader will be lacking, too. That’s why improving your team’s productivity must be your greatest priority. Simply put, when your team becomes more productive, the results of your [...]

Team productivity is a reflection of its leadership2019-01-10T18:56:25+00:00
10 04, 2018

If you’re not developing your culture, it will develop itself

2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00

When we talk about company culture or organizational culture, at its simplest level, we’re talking about “How we do things around here.”   It can be difficult to be aware and objective about your company culture— because employees adopt your culture by observing you and other co-workers. Sometimes their interpretation of your culture is not [...]

If you’re not developing your culture, it will develop itself2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00
30 03, 2018

What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important

2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00

The Eisenhower Matrix is a presidential insight about productivity: soon after Eisenhower became president, he visited the campus of Northwestern University to deliver an address. What he said changed the thinking about “productivity” forever. He said: “I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never [...]

What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00
23 03, 2018

3 behaviors of great leaders

2019-01-10T18:56:28+00:00

Most of us recognize a leader when we see one. Because, most leaders seem to possess a common set of behaviors. It seems that great leadership is more bold action than intellectual capacity. Here are three of the behaviors I have recognized in great leaders. Great leaders thrive on simplicity. They bring clarity to the complex. [...]

3 behaviors of great leaders2019-01-10T18:56:28+00:00
27 02, 2018

Which road will you take?

2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00

In his classic poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost talks about how the road he was walking on while in the woods separated into two roads leading in different directions. He had to decide which of the two he would take. By taking the one less traveled, his life was changed. Frost’s point was [...]

Which road will you take?2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00
8 02, 2018

Leadership Skills: Good Skills will lead to Good Results

2019-04-15T19:10:48+00:00

If there is one indisputable test of a leader, it’s the results she or he produces. Getting results is one example of good leadership skills. As Henry Ford once said: You cannot build a reputation on what you’re going to do. Intent without action is just daydreaming. People who are leaders get results. I’ve always [...]

Leadership Skills: Good Skills will lead to Good Results2019-04-15T19:10:48+00:00
7 02, 2018

What is Leadership? Can you be a leader without a title?

2019-04-15T18:42:52+00:00

How many of you feel you’re not a leader because you don’t have a “leader’s title”? When we think of what a “leader’s title” is, we often confuse it with a “boss’s title” such as manager, director, president, or CEO. But there’s a difference between being a boss and being a leader—to start off, you don’t need [...]

What is Leadership? Can you be a leader without a title?2019-04-15T18:42:52+00:00
25 11, 2013

9 Secrets of Successful Business Leaders

2019-01-10T18:57:18+00:00

A good leader is made, not born. There are many things you can do to become a better business leader. While there are people who are more extroverted or outgoing, these personalities alone will never determine whether they’ll succeed as business leaders. In fact, people with wide array of personalities have become successful business leaders [...]

9 Secrets of Successful Business Leaders2019-01-10T18:57:18+00:00