Category: Leadership

A Leadership Balancing Act

  |   Leadership
A Leadership Balancing Act thumbnail

Life was a lot simpler when you were an individual contributor. Then, all you had to do to get a better evaluation was to work a little harder or a little smarter or both. You had complete control of your effort and personal development. But now, you’re responsible for the performance of a group. Your group might  »  Read More

Why your gramma’s recipes taste so good

  |   Leadership
Why your gramma’s recipes taste so good thumbnail

Thanksgiving is coming soon. All around the country, people will be making special dishes for Thanksgiving dinner. Many of those special dishes will have been handed down for at least a couple of generations. They are family favorites. Gramma’s recipes are delicious. If you understand why, you can make your team  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Study leaders

  |   Leadership
Boss’s Tip of the Week: Study leaders thumbnail

There are two ways to study leadership. You can read books and articles about leadership. Or you can observe leaders and read books and articles about leaders. Learning from actual leaders, especially ones you can question, should be a big part of your learning. Leadership is situational and you can assess the situation  »  Read More

6 Ways to Support Your Teammates in Tough Times

  |   Leadership
6 Ways to Support Your Teammates in Tough Times thumbnail

Everybody agrees that these are tough times. At the office, we’re living through the turmoil created by the pandemic and the return to the office (or not). At home, we’re whipsawed by rising prices and product scarcity. You’re the leader. You can help. In fact, caring for your teammates is a big part of your job  »  Read More

10 Things Leaders Should Remember about People

  |   Leadership
10 Things Leaders Should Remember about People thumbnail

“Personal relationships involve nature’s most mysterious forces. Outside judgements are easy to make and hard to verify.” Walter Isaacson wrote that in his excellent biography of Albert Einstein, but it could describe any human relationships. Guess what? Leadership is a people business so you will spend your life  »  Read More

← Older Posts