Leadership: Teaching – Performance improvement plan

You have an employee who does excellent work.  When they are there on time.  Focused on the task at hand.  Not distracted by some personal drama in their [...]

Leadership: Teaching – Credit

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." Harry S. Truman. You are the brilliant leader who hired smarter people [...]

Leadership: Teaching – Develop

This is really part two of delegate.  All too often it really is easier and faster for you to do it yourself.  But run to its full course where does this [...]

Leadership: Teaching – Continuous education

My philosophy of education is this: Continuous Education for everyone. Why do I think this is important? Virtually no one will be at the same company for [...]

Leadership: Planning – Analyze

How much time to do spend on analysis? Most people I talk to wish they had more time to do more analysis so they can see where there are opportunities to add [...]

Process: GL – Moses and Jethro

Exodus 18:13-27.   Here is the paraphrase of the passage from Exodus. Moses was hearing ALL the complaints from ALL the people.  Imagine your CEO [...]

Leadership: Where are we going? – Peloton

Most people have no idea what a peloton is.  In professional cycling the peloton is the main group of riders in the race.  What is interesting about it [...]

Leadership: Where are we going? – Change

This is the tough one. No one likes change. Unless…they have decided to change themselves.  What I mean is that the decision was theirs and not forced on [...]

Leadership: Where are we going? – Culture

Has your company formally defined what you want your corporate culture to be?  Is it a cool vibe and a great place to work?  How about pay, benefits, [...]

Leadership: Where are We Going? – Vision

Do you have one? A clear vision? What do you want to be when you grow up? What do you really want to do? What would you do all the time if you could do [...]