What Happens When Bosses Don’t Lead

A popular saying states that “employees don’t quit their jobs, they quit their managers.” And it seems pretty true if you think about it, especially when bosses don’t lead. A…

Tough Times, Wise Decisions

In a time when “flattening the curve” requires universal participation, when, how, and who to re-open requires tough decisions. Wise business leadership is needed more than ever before. There’s no…
use strategic planning and strategic thinking to stay agile

Business Agility: Strategic Planning vs. Strategic Thinking

When leaders are able to think strategically and communicate the importance of strategic planning across the organization, this helps to:  Establish a solid direction for your organization Differentiate your products…
Practicing Authentic Leadership

Practicing Authentic Leadership

When famous and inspirational leaders, such as Pope Francis, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet, and Elon Musk speak, they speak from the heart, which is how they garner huge and admiring…
Why Effective Delegation Makes for Better Leaders

7 Steps to Better Delegation

Have trouble delegating? Or maybe people see you as someone who delegates… ”too much”?  It’s a fine line, and almost all managers struggle with the ins and outs of delegating…

Understanding the Potential of an HR Leader’s Executive Presence

What is it about some people that helps them get others to follow with ease? What are the qualities that make others trust them so much? Most of us know…

How HR Leaders Can Get More Value From Small Teams

In the 21-st century, when the business environment can only be described as volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA), company success has been largely attributed to becoming as nimble and…

How HR Leaders Can Leverage Reciprocity in the Workplace

Also known as pre-giving, the Principle of Reciprocity states that when one person does something for another, the second person will feel a strong need to return the favor. In…

3 Basic Principles of Strategic Thinking

Strategic thinking results in the creation of unique business insights. Leaders who achieve this are those who elevate their thinking to see beyond the fundamental elements of their organization.  Requiring…

HR Leaders Need to Master the Simple Art of Language Packaging

HR leaders spend much of their day communicating with others. Whether written or spoken, or used to persuade, explain, influence, motivate, or instruct, effective communication is the bread and butter…