Tag Archives: Business

Strategy Demystified

The term strategy is widely used and applied to many processes and situations in which are not strategy. The concept of strategy is misused in many circumstances and not truly understood. Most people look like a deer in the headlights when “Strategy” is mentioned. The following is a quick and concise guide to understanding “Strategy”. The […]

Leader Dilemma: Follower Fear and Future Uncertainty

People have needs. Needs are central to life. Unfulfilled needs create motivation and people are willing to do anything if their needs become extreme. What would you be willing to do for food or water if you were trapped in the desert? I bet you can’t imagine what you would truly do because it’s too […]

Leadership Essentials: Public Speaking

Public speaking is the #1 feared activity which is why leadership is magnified through the lens of public speaking.  Great leadership is communicated with a superior ability to provide dynamic speeches in public that capture people’s imaginations. The public speaking platform is essential for leadership and developing the ability to communicate effectively to large audiences is […]

Strengths-Based Process: Leveraging Strengths for Success

We all have strengths – We all have weaknesses. The common consensus is that we should improve our weaknesses to become more balanced and competent.  This misinformed belief leads people to become average. None of us are satisfied with average – there has to be another way to develop. Yes, you need to be aware […]

37 Traits of Leadership

Resiliency Integrity Charisma Vision Fairness Consideration for others Leading diverse employees Intellectual stimulation Courage Loyalty Dependability Self confidence Responsibility and accountability Flexibility Judgment Perseverance/tenacity Desire Mentoring and developing Decision making Communications Negotiation Delegation Empowerment Prioritizing Decisiveness Physical and emotional stamina Goal setting Planning Organizing Measuring business performance Measuring employee performance Assessing risks Reward and recognition […]

Strategy Demystified

The term strategy is widely used and applied to many processes and situations in which are not strategy. The concept of strategy is misused in many circumstances and not truly understood. Most people look like a deer in the headlights when “Strategy” is mentioned. The following is a quick and concise guide to understanding “Strategy”. […]

Why Goodwill is Priceless

Goodwill is derived from an accumulation of respect and the compounding effect can inadvertently change the world. Creating awareness within communities about having an abundant possession of goodwill promotes additional goodwill through the phenomenon of social proof, and an inherent human need to join a movement.  Goodwill promotes added commitment and can catapult an average leader into the ranks […]

Outsourcing Power and what it means to you

Globalization is here. Large organizations outsource work for cheaper production. Produced quality is similar when compared to higher priced competitors regarding a large variety of projects. Outsourcing has enabled more choices and flexibility for awarding work.  Outsourcing has improved our choices and fueled worldwide competition. The ability to outsource has saved valuable time, stress, and […]

Participative Management and Leadership Success

The most influential concept of successful management is Participative management: Respecting people builds trust which fuels innovation, not institutions that advocate for coercive management. Those who are coercive will either evolve their management style or face extreme loss and eventual failure. Leadership success is judged on the six following variables: Individual achievement Team or Organizational […]

Strategy Framework for Leadership Coaching

The phrase “strategy” has been marginalized since its inception, but the ever evolving business environment increasingly benefits from quality strategy which could be the difference between success and organizational failure. Leadership is the life blood of all organizations and a strategy to maintain a consistent leadership base of seven years is optimal for success.  Leadership […]