The culture in America values action over almost everything else. Our desire here to do something, sometimes anything, is strong. Of course, this can be a huge strength, but it […]
Is transactional management of people an effective tool for your leadership toolbox? Or is there a better way when dealing with people? And does it depend on the type of […]
4,297 American hero’s dead. This number is grim, but it doesn’t tell the stories of sacrifice these soldiers made. It doesn’t describe how they unselfishly led through example–how these servants lived, and how they died.
In an organization that I worked in many years ago, I recall once taking an unpopular and controversial stand on a particular issue about which I felt very passionate. My […]
Following on Twitter: Easy. Following a crooked leader: Not so easy. Do you follow a leader that has done something immoral, unethical, shady, or even illegal? How does that make […]
Creating a high trust organization is not easy, yet neither is it so difficult to justify abandoning the goal.” ~Amy Lyman, Great Place to Work Institute Every year for the […]
How much ethical leeway are people willing to give business leaders these days? Judging by the public fury over American International Group’s employment retention bonus fiasco, the answer is less […]
Is the perception of others overshadowing your leadership? Do you have a growing sense that your employees have stopped trusting you? Is your team looking at you warily — even […]