Category: Business

Do What You Say You’re Going To Do

One of the most powerful ways to build credibility at work as a manager, at home as a parent/manager—with any relationship, is to do what you say you’re going to do. It’s one of the easiest things to say—I do what I say I will do, but it’s uncommon to see people actually execute on this promise. When the time comes to fulfill the promise, it has become less important and less critical, at least in our perception. This experience is…………………… view article


Beyond the Networking Meeting, What I Learned

Most people don’t like networking. They believe it takes too much time and is basically a distraction from the “real work” that needs to be done. You could say that about a plethora of things, couldn’t you? There’s a lot of “noise and pomp” everywhere. Here’s how to make networking more productive………… view article


Why Managers are Afraid to Manage

Managers are Afraid to Manage. That is, they are afraid to do the very job they are sanctioned to do. Can you imagine? The experts, the one’s in charge are afraid to face the challenges of their jobs! One CEO asked me, how deep does this go? view article


People Before Profit

Most companies pursued profits at the expense of everything else. That was the prevailing thought in the past. It was believed that resources, things, people, were all replaceable and didn’t matter—nothing mattered as much as profit. It used to be that supply exceeded demand….Today, not all companies blindly pursue profit at the cost of everything else. For example……………………… view article


Leadership is Freakin Hard

According to research the so-called leadership gap is in direct proportion to the lack of engagement in the U.S. workforce. Most of the leaders and teams I talk with tell me that leadership is freakin hard, too hard. Millennials say leadership is freakin hard and they avoid it. They are actively moving away from seeking leadership roles and that’s too bad because……………………………………… view article