A Leader’s Vision Needs Buy-In

While there are many attributes that define good leadership, we usually think of a leader’s ability to share a vision as the real indicator of that leader’s reputation. Vision is often thought of as being synonymous with leadership. Having a vision for where the team is going is what being […]

We Interrupt This Blog to Get Real

Starting a business is not for the weak at heart. A big bright idea for a product or service is not enough to create success. Are you a real entrepreneur? Being in business takes execution; not the kind Mark Twain spoke about: Did you hear about the execution? No, but […]

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Open Letter to New Managers

This is an open letter to the many who have taken on roles of leadership at their work. It is particularly focused on managers who are sitting on the other side of the desk for the first time. What went through your mind the first few days on the job […]

Managers: Why You Should Re-Calibrate

In today’s business world, everyone is trying to be someone or something. Maybe it is because of our western culture. You heard it at an early age; “what do you want to be when you grow up?” (My answer is still, I’ll tell you when I grow up). New managers […]