In late March, 2009, after 4 months of thinking and planning, I decided to start a leadership consulting business named the Lead Change Group. I also decided to create a group on LinkedIn to connect with like-minded folks and potential prospects. So on March 30, 2009, I went to the LinkedIn Groups section and clicked » Read More
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With my 23 years of experience, I’ve seen my share of leaders. Some I’d rather forget, but learned a lot from and others I admire and emulate what they did and how they interact with their people. As I look back and reflect on those that help me grow and develop, I noticed that good » Read More
To aspire is to rise up to a great plan, an abundant hope of fulfilling a worthwhile mission. To inspire is to convey a feeling of joining a higher cause, influencing soulful action. Simply defined, aspire is an individual effort while inspire brings others into the mix. How do they impact the way we lead? » Read More
The Problem There is a rising tide of character-based leaders in our world. Some are tired of the tactics and motivations that caused our global economic challenges and are self-motivated to help bring about change starting with themselves. They search out, create and share information and resources as they coach and develop friends, coworkers, or » Read More
The guide was a Belgium citizen that had became a political prisoner when the Nazi’s invaded France and spent time in a concentration camp. His simple response was delivered with a spirit of gratitude and understanding… “You can’t have an omelet, without first breaking an egg.”
Your personal beliefs can enhance or limit your effectiveness as a manager. These beliefs influence the way you communicate with others, make decisions, handle conflicts and much more. Here are 16 beliefs that can help you manage people optimally. What others would you add to this list?
According to management guru Peter Drucker, “No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.” As we continue to embark on the seemingly endless journey toward an » Read More
I’ve been doing a series on micro-management. No, I’m not for it. I’m against it. The first post was how an executive could help their managers avoid micro-management. The second post covered some key activities necessary to alleviate their managers felt need to micro-manage.
There were many great and touching posts, articles and documentaries recently published about the 9th anniversary of 9/11. We must never forget 9/11. We must work to honor the fallen from that event. We must remember that the United States was drawn into a war that day. But I want to remember 9/13/2001.