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Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture

It is so easy to slip into a producer mode of head down, isolated activity during the holiday season. We panic (or is it just me?) over all the...
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6 Characteristics of Passionate Employees

Are there people who do not have a passion for anything? Is passion an essential ingredient for a successful employee? Should our employees bring the passion, or is it...
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Polished vs. Authentic

I had coffee with a young emerging leader this week. She is learning leadership by the bootstraps (the best way in my opinion). During our conversation she said, “sometimes...
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The Vision Process

Having vision is crucial for a leader who has intentions of growing and sustaining a business into the future. Vision is also a motivational element when it comes to...
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4 Things Every Leader Must Steward

A leader’s ultimate responsibility is to be a steward for the company. If you are a leader within your company, then you’re responsible for stewarding four important elements: People,...
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Performance Review Mishaps

L ike many of you in the fourth quarter, I’ve been conducting performance reviews. While many leaders dislike this process I have to admit it is extremely fulfilling for...
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Three Actions for Achieving Your Potential

We all have potential, but not all of us will maximize it. Achieving our fullest potential is something we must do intentionally. Here are three actions you can focus...
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4 Reasons Why Change Fails

Change. Whether you love it or hate it, all growing companies go through plenty of it, so you might as well learn to accept it! When done right and...
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Stay Focused on The Big Picture

“If you forget about the big picture, you’ll be a slave to the day to day.” A slave to the day to day. Does that sound like today? Maybe...
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Aim for Better

A friend and colleague of mine worked at Continental Airlines for many years, with some of those years spent under the leadership of Gordon Bethune, the CEO who helped...
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