Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what...
I can give Winning Well to any of my business clients and, if they read it and do what it tells them, they will be a success! –Peter Stark, San Diego, CA
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“There are no wasted words in Winning Well - all "jewels," clearly organized in an easy to read format, supported by tools, meaningful questions to ask, and compelling stories of real life behaviors. It is the how to resource to treat employees with dignity and...
"This is the book for the overloaded manager because it will help you create actual change in your workplace. I have read dozens of leadership and management books and can honestly say this is the first that feels as if the authors have been in...
Janet sipped her coffee, gathered herself, then looked up.
“I wanted to be a good leader…you know – influence based, focused on people, serving my team…”
She took a breath and continued, “But then, we didn’t meet our sales goals and I…I turned into a monster.”
Meals for the Mind
Books are food for the mind and soul.
Some are empty sugary snacks, some are one-of-a-kind extravagant affairs like a 12 course royal banquet (Drucker's Management for instance), some are light and nutritious like a good lunch salad.
The Character Based Leader: Instigating a...
Does This Sound Familiar?
In the past two weeks I've spoken with people throughout many organizations including health care, technology, waste management, and human service and have heard variations on these themes:
"I've quit caring."
"I've just stopped trying."
"I give up."
"Just go along to get along."
Lives are On the Line
People are depending on you. They depend on your organization.
Your mission is important.
With the world relying on you and your team, it is vital that you stay relevant, effective, and connected.
History is strewn with examples of organizations that failed or are...
I got outside today.
Yellow daffodils and purple hyacinths rocked in a gentle breeze. The evergreens' sap is up and it's a muddy mess on the north-facing slopes. Early-blooming fruit trees are covered in clouds of white petals.
In other words, it's spring in my part of...