Maslow helps us understand. This question is not a literal one. You see your people daily. Rather it is a figurative idea. If you manage and lead any part of a business, you likely have a team surrounding you. Regardless of them being co-workers, direct reports, peers, or superiors, they […]
Before you spend a lot of time trying to build and improve the trust factor at work, take a hard look at the ways you might be derailing trust.
The following is shared by permission from a dear friend, fellow coach, and down-right classy human being, David Norris. I hope you find this to be of value to you today. David writes: I recently posted this quote on several social media platforms and received a number of requests to […]
There is an invisible wall in the business world. People can spend an entire career and never break through that wall. The wall is not about equal opportunity, hiring practices, promotion or selection. Nor is it about gender or age. No, this wall is about moving from management to leadership. […]
Since effective leadership is part art as much as part science, I see too many managers taking a nearsighted look at their role and responsibility.
The experiences in the field often served to remind me of business leadership principles I learned a long time ago, but have to revisit frequently if I choose to keep them fresh and effective.
It turns out not everyone is equipped to work at home. I frequently get asked for tips and tricks on how to make the stay-at-home gig work well.
Living life with intentional direction is far more rewarding than one day arriving at some destination and wondering why or how you got there.
Anyone who has ever become a supervisor or manager knows the strain of drawing fine lines around relationships at work. Some companies have very explicit fraternization policies. Others are far more relaxed. The size of the company can also dictate the level of relationships people are permitted to have. On […]
In a recent Ted Talk, Simon Sinek eloquently describes the most critical pivot point in the life of all companies, communities, and tribes. He presents the principle that all organizations are formed around ideas formulated by the founders. Yet as success grows, the connection to the original vision may get […]