Freedom and Loyalty: Two Costly Items for your Organization

A special week is upon us. For every citizen of the United States, we get to celebrate our freedom. In the midst of the cook-outs, boating and fireworks, I hope you will pause for a moment and remember what this week represents.  Our freedom was bought by brave men and women who chose to makeContinue reading “Freedom and Loyalty: Two Costly Items for your Organization”

Is there an “app” for your leadership?

It has been said that technology often moves faster than business itself. And perhaps that is true in many respects.  In today’s marketplace, we are accessible 24/7 and can transact business around the globe with the touch of a button from a mobile device. Cellphones are no longer call-making devices but have become mini-powerhouses ofContinue reading “Is there an “app” for your leadership?”

Failure Lesson One: Three Sure-Fire Ways to Lose your Followers

So much is written about how to be an effective leader. I thought it would be interesting to do a “failure” series. Sure, no one sets out to be a poor leader but sadly, it happens too often. So, in the next few posts, we’ll explore leadership behaviors that are sure to bring failure. LearnContinue reading “Failure Lesson One: Three Sure-Fire Ways to Lose your Followers”

Is the job too “BIG” for me?

Most of us have been there.  Your sights are set on that dream job…that illusive promotion.  You know you could do it if you were just given the chance. Climbing the ladder of success can be a frustrating and often long journey.  When “the” opportunity finally presents itself, it’s important to remember some important principlesContinue reading “Is the job too “BIG” for me?”

Leaders…you are always being watched..sometimes on television

A sports story from this weekend’s LPGA tournament caught my attention.  And yep, you guessed it, another leadership lesson from the golf course (Phil Mickelson also gave us one of those recently).  This week’s story however isn’t as positive as our last lesson.  LPGA member Juli Inkster was disqualified from the Safeway Classic on SaturdayContinue reading “Leaders…you are always being watched..sometimes on television”