As we all know, Christmas is a hectic time of year. The calendar is jammed with work and social events, the pocketbook is stretched and the need to fulfill family dreams is overwhelming.
It is a time of year when … Read more
“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” Stephen R. Covey
The “my way of the highway” leadership style is no longer effective. Yes men and women who simply follow rules, policies, and procedures … Read more
Make a list of the 5 leaders you most admire. They can be from business, social media, politics, technology, the sciences, any field. Now ask yourself why you admire them. The chances are high that your admiration is based on … Read more
What is it you want to accomplish in 2015? What steps and actions will you take to achieve your goals?
Chances are your first thought was about improving your direct work product, productivity or domain skills rather than improving your … Read more
Verb: To give one’s attention to a sound.
Synonym: hear, pay attention, be attentive, concentrate on hearing, lend an ear to, and to be all ears.
We all understand the mechanics of listening. But too often today, when … Read more
My personal strategy is doing lots of evaluation on important things throughout the year to gauge what’s working and not working. These regular progress and results checks suggest a range of adjustments to make (along with their potential impacts). Afterward, … Read more