Recently I had the opportunity to witness a performance by Gordon Mote, an award-winning piano player, songwriter and singer who has also been blind since birth. To say I was impressed would be an understatement; watching him left me totally blown away. When Mote was three years old, he played his first song on the […]
If a leader wants their team to be successful, it is critical they own and accomplish the following actions; Communicate Often, Get Up and Get Out, Stay Focused on Strengthening the Team, and Keep Focused on Critical Strategic Decisions.
A portion of the book, Strengths-Based Leadership, focuses on the attributes of successful teams. Below are 5 critical attributes of leadership.
Recently, I was reflecting upon the perspectives I applied to my five different careers and how they resulted in growth, opportunity, and continued advancement. I advise you to adopt these attitudes and see the positive outcomes in your own life.
You need to master the skills of your current career or profession – even if you don’t like what you are doing and want a change.
There are many parallels between leading a dog sled team and managing a workplace team. Jerry Baker shares lessons from Dallas Seavey, 4 time Iditarod winner.
I can’t believe that I once bought into the idea that leaders are born. I was always pretty good at leading people, even from an early age, so it must be true. I couldn’t have been more wrong!
There are things that get in the way every day to distract us from accomplishing what’s most important. They block us from getting to the high priority actions that can take our business and personal lives to a higher level.
When you think about business growth, what comes to mind? Growth is good, businesses either grow or die.
A good team and excellent teamwork are critical to creating a successful result, in any endeavor. We have all been part of a team, and we may be trying to build one. I know I learned a lot in managing, leading others and building a team by just watching others. More often than not it […]
If you are in business, then it’s a guarantee that you will encounter difficulties or tough times. Stuff happens that is unplanned and unexpected. Some challenges are big. Some start out small, and quickly escalate. Some challenges can be of our own making, and some may be the result of external changes. In many ways, […]
These proven “mandates” apply to anyone in a leadership role that wants to improve their performance and overall career success.