Tag Archives: leadership

To Team or Not To Team

  Everyone thinks teams are a good thing. Leaders like to form teams. People, for the most part believe in the value and purpose of teams . . . All of us are smarter than each of us. 1 + 1 = 3 . . . are just two common phrases that reinforce and prove […]

Beware The Busy Manager

  Only about 10 percent of managers work purposefully to complete important tasks, according to a 10-year study of managerial behavior across a variety of industries. The other 90 percent self-sabotage by busily engaging in non-purposeful activities, procrastinating, detaching from their work and needlessly spinning their wheels. In a revealing study over a 10-year period, […]

Blind Spots — (If you don’t check your mirrors, you’re going to crash…)

    For a driver, a blind spot is an area not easily seen. It may be the area the mirrors miss, either beside or behind the driver…or is simply forgotten by the driver. Accidents occur when the driver changes lanes and there is another car in their blind spot. In some cases, the other […]

How To Get Your Staff To Bend Over Backwards For You No Matter What

  The constant struggle to get people to want to work for you is an enigma most business owners wrestle with. I have isolated successful methods through growing my multi-million dollar company from the ground up. In my experience it all comes down to how you want to be treated. I was raised in a […]

What is People Management?

  Your employees are the biggest asset you have. Their performance and attitude can result in the success or failure of your business. The most difficult part of any manager’s job is people management. He or she is required to lead, motivate, train, inspire, and encourage. On the other hand, he or she is also […]

Pass Them The Crown To Build The Empire

  Stop for a moment…. and imagine how you would feel as an employee under this situation: You have been working for ACME for ten years now. You do the same thing everyday. You’re tied at the desk pounding a decrepit keyboard; half the keys don’t work. When you’re not nursing carpal tunnel syndrome, you’re […]

Become The Go-To Expert In Your Industry

  One of the easiest ways to drive prospective clients and customers to your business is to become the expert in your field. The term Expert carries credibility and prestige that can open many doors for you, and, oddly enough, the term is relatively easy to acquire. This simple three step process can help you […]

What Makes a Good Boss?

  According to Rob Sheehan, director of executive education at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, “Being a good boss is important in any organization, but it’s particularly important for small business. With smaller businesses, you really have the opportunity to set the tone for the entire company.” There […]

Mastering The Difference Between Leadership And Management

  It is a common belief that management and leadership are the same role. While it is common that a manager also plays the part of the leader, these two roles are truly separate in function and in the way they add to the success of an orginization. By understanding the difference between management and […]