As an executive leader, have you ever thought, I really wish my mid-level management leaders could make better, faster decisions, have tough conversations, courageously lead others, and be a more cohesive team? Well, they can. But more often than not, it’s you who must look in the mirror, change your own behavior and model the […]
The end of the year or beginning of a New Year is a great time to look ahead and set goals, make resolutions, and set higher expectations of our organizations and ourselves. It can also be a time when many of us look back and wish we had gotten more accomplished or done things better. […]
You’ve worked in your organization for a long time and have a lot invested. You love the company’s culture and vision. So, now you hear that a big change is coming. Maybe a merger? Maybe your CEO or owner is retiring? Whatever it is, you have lots of questions. Don’t panic. Here are the top […]
Change…does it make you feel like you’ve jumped out of an airplane without your parachute? Change is constant, inevitable, and usually follows a predictable pattern, especially in the business world. So, we should be used to it, right? Why does that simple word cause panic and anxiety in so many of us?
The value of strategic planning is clear when followed through upon to successful completion. But plans alone do not equal success. At the core of business success is people. “If you ever want a strategic plan that’s going to work, make sure you have somebody handling all of the things that come out of strategic […]
What’s the first thought that comes to mind when a company seeks to make a purchase? ROI. Return on investment as quantified by a multitude of data, sales numbers and tangible results. It’s no surprise in our fast-paced, highly competitive world today that decisions are made almost by way of mathematical equation, computable efforts that […]