April 16, 2012

Is Your Business Sustainable? Answer These 3 Questions.

  Some of the best educated, most experienced business leaders I know still drive their business by looking in the rear view mirror.  They look at […]
April 12, 2012

Employee Satisfaction is not Employee Engagement

  Many businesses have been measuring employee satisfaction for years with the belief that satisfied employees are more engaged and do better work than unsatisfied ones.  […]
March 26, 2012

Why People Don’t Do What You Say

  Sometimes, we forget how much influence leaders have.  And as leaders, we often leave much of that influence completely unused.  It’s easy to get so […]
March 4, 2012

3 Things To Remember When Leading Change

  A lot of the work that I do with businesses revolves around helping them manage change.  If a business plans to be successful for longer […]
February 20, 2012

Who Needs Employee Engagement Anyway?

  Employee engagement is one of the terms you hear a lot these days and I’ve certainly used those words a great deal in the work […]
January 25, 2012

Don’t Wait For A Breakthrough, Create One

  Success doesn’t happen in a straight line.  Neither does growth, achievement, progress, wealth, happiness, or any other of the things people often work their entire […]
January 18, 2012

When Laser-Like Focus Meets Bad Aim

  A few weeks ago, one of my kids started bugging me while I was trying to get some work done.  That’s not really what happened, […]
January 11, 2012

Why Coaching in Business Doesn’t Matter

  I recently read a study concluding that business results are 21 percent higher among organizations whose senior leaders ‘very frequently’ make an effort to coach others.  The […]
January 2, 2012

Future Thinking Can Change The Game

  There is a scenario that happens fairly often in my work with business leaders.  I will ask them to tell me about the past, where […]
December 19, 2011

Leadership – It’s Worth The Effort

  I spent a good part of a recent weekend crawling around under my house.  I was finally getting around to running the speaker wire for […]