Should You Fit Your Game Plan to Your Team or Your Team to your Plan? 

So, do you fit your game plan to your team or try to fit your team to your game plan? Good question, isn't it.  I'm no sports expert. Little league baseball and high school football were my only exposure to organized sports. I played pick-up basketball and ran 5 Ks into my early 60's (I'm [...]

By |2021-04-06T14:05:15+00:00April 6th, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

Leaders Who Show Gratitude Get More Accomplished

Are you a grateful person? So, do you show gratitude? Do you share gratitude with your co-workers and teammates or do you believe gratitude is overrated? Do you subscribe to the belief that people should be happy they have a job and just do it? So, why should leaders show gratitude? Because, leaders who show [...]

By |2021-03-25T13:23:19+00:00March 25th, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

How Flexible Should Your Companies Work Schedule Be?

So, how flexible should your companies work schedule be? If you manage or own a small business, you've more than likely asked yourself this question—how flexible should our schedule be? COVID has changed the world and the workplace. Companies have been compelled to allow employees to work from home, create flex time, flexible locations, and [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:39:20+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

Why You Should Share Your Victories

The past 12 months have been full of "those" days and weeks. You know the kind of week where Murphy's Law was the rule. If it could go wrong, it did. Most of us have experienced those days, weeks, and months, especially in the last year. My point is, it's even more important to share [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:39:00+00:00March 18th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on Why You Should Share Your Victories

What Can You Do When a Trainee Isn’t Getting it?

So, what can you do when a trainee isn't getting it? We've all been there. Anyone in a leadership role has worked with an employee who seemed difficult, if not impossible, to train. It can be frustrating for the manager and employee. The manager's frustration can turn to resentment based on the assumption that the [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:39:30+00:00March 11th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on What Can You Do When a Trainee Isn’t Getting it?

When it Comes to Company Culture One Size Does Not Fit All

What makes a great company culture? In his book, StandOut 2.0, author Marcus Buckingham shares a story of interviewing two award-winning Hampton Inn Managers. Diana managed an Inn in Pennsylvania; when Marcus chatted with her he found her to be outgoing, energetic, and verbose. He asked her what she would tell other managers to do [...]

By |2021-03-09T14:00:15+00:00March 9th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on When it Comes to Company Culture One Size Does Not Fit All

What Training Do Frontline Managers Need?

What training do frontline managers need? The answer is leadership training, which covers all the activities they’re responsible for, especially when it comes to managing people. Thrown into the Deep End When I was a new manager one of my first tasks was to hire additional personnel. I was handed an ad book (newspaper employment [...]

By |2021-03-02T14:37:15+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on What Training Do Frontline Managers Need?

When Leaders Set the Wrong Example Where Does it Lead?

We’ve all heard, “lead by example” and leaders do just that. The question is what kind of example is being shared. When leaders set the wrong example where does it lead? When Leaders Set the Wrong Example What Happens When Leaders don’t Follow the Rules? The first thing that happens is others think they don’t [...]

By |2021-02-25T15:26:11+00:00February 25th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on When Leaders Set the Wrong Example Where Does it Lead?
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