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Problem Solving and Decision Making

Probably a manager’s biggest responsibility is to solve problems and make decisions. You are likely to do this in some form every day. Maybe a team member calls in sick and you need to apportion that day’s work to others…. Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Maximizing 360 Feedback ROI

360 Feedback can be effective in assessing leaders on the main tasks for achieving business goals and objectives, exhibiting technical competence as well as developing and articulating a vision. However, the marketplace can be very confusing. Here are five factors… Continue Reading →

Top 3 Inspirational Leadership TED Talks

Are you inspiring? You can determine this by how your employees behave. Are they snarky and try only to reach day’s end? Do they work slowly and always seem bored and irritated? Did you notice this attitude after you came… Continue Reading →

Mapping out Employee Accountability

Sometimes promoting employee accountability can feel like you are spinning basketballs like the Harlem Globetrotters or juggling a set of clubs like a magician. Every workplace has its challenges and its accomplishments. In order to map out employee accountability everyone… Continue Reading →

Book Review: First, Break All the Rules

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently, by Gallup (2016). NY: Gallup Press. The first thing you should know is that this is a re-release of a bestseller from 1999. As far as I could… Continue Reading →

Innovation and Risk-taking

You don’t have to be an Angela Merkel or a Nikola Tesla to make a difference in your organization. Anybody who pays attention can see things that can be improved. Maybe it’s a work process that can be streamlined, or… Continue Reading →