How managers kill morale

December 4, 2016 Travis Bradberry

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the […]

4 leadership lessons from a POW

November 28, 2016 Jeff Boss

I had an incredible opportunity to speak with Lee Ellis, leadership coach and consultant, author of Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability, and former Vietnam POW about leadership. Lee spent five and […]

5 shortcuts to effective leadership

October 31, 2016 Shellie Karabell

I have curated five simple pointers, gleaned from research, videos, and leaders themselves, that can assist in honing your leadership skills. Here they are. Watch where you sit. Seating plans are de rigeur at weddings, […]

Leadership problem in business

October 17, 2016 John T. Williams

Increasing costs for materials and utilities with an inability to raise prices on final goods and services due to reduced demand or competition, and competitive pressures arising literally from around the globe, create a difficult […]

Five things great bosses do daily

October 3, 2016 Nicolas Cole

Every morning, your team members rally themselves to come to work. Some are enthused about what they’ll experience that day. They feel trusted, honored, and respected. They’re optimistic about what they’ll learn, how they’ll partner […]

6 things successful people do

September 26, 2016 Nicolas Cole

Success is a game of habits. In itself, “success” is a relative term and so its “achievement” is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the […]

7 ways to stretch yourself

September 5, 2016 Ron Edmondson

Those who succeed in the future workplace must be innovative. Adaptable. Able to change quickly. You knew that, right? It’s not an option these days. It’s mandatory just to keep up with the pace of […]

Habits of exceptional leaders

August 29, 2016 Patrick Allmond

Courage People will wait to see if a leader is courageous before they’re willing to follow his or her lead. People need courage in their leaders. They need someone who can make difficult decisions and […]

Critical success factors for effective leadership

July 18, 2016

When we aggregate everyone’s independent views, the truth emerges! That’s the proven and repeatable result a university professor recently illustrated through an exercise based on the “wisdom of crowds”. The key takeaway is how infrequently […]

10 big leadership weaknesses

July 11, 2016

Sifting through many hours of notes, it’s clear to me the major leadership weaknesses boil down to 10 themes. For each of these I’ve outlined the weakness, it’s impact, and added the “learning edge” which […]

Guidance into great leadership

July 4, 2016 Jeff Boss

Invest in others and invest in yourself. Professional development is critical to developing as a professional, and there are two pain points that leaders face when it comes to managing talent: engagement and retention. A […]