Leaders can make a major difference in the lives of the people around them by being aware of the impact of the little things. In this article, we offer 5 tips for improving relationships and earning i...
The world is welcoming us to a new era in marketing that of internet marketing. All one needs to know about internet marketing is summed up in his or her ability to hire a credible provider for the se...
Introduction This leadership tip has something in it for managers everywhere, but it's particularly targeted at those of you with large company backgrounds who have made career moves to smaller busi...
This is a leadership tip that goes hand in hand with ego sacrifice. You've been hired into a leadership position in a new company. You beat out others for the job, the compensation is great, and ...
Introduction There have been a number of times in my career where I was picked to assume leadership of a sizable organization, anywhere from 50 to 1,000 people. Sometimes the group was underperfor...
Introduction Recently I was reading (re-reading, actually) John Maxwell's book "The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader". It's a great collection of easy to read, short chapters that I highly r...
Introduction How do you get feedback? If you have a boss, chances are you get periodic performance reviews. They're focused on the numbers, as they should be, and might include your boss's perce...
"Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them." -- Winston Churchill Introduction Your reputation as a leader is formed not only by the results you achieve, but by the behaviors you display...
You Know It Your employees know it too. Your clients really know it. You've got one employee whose technical knowledge is unsurpassed. He (or she -- for today we'll make him male) understands ...
One Ugly Meeting A few years back, I was one of the leaders in an IT organization that was struggling. We knew it too. A couple of projects had significant quality issues, and as a result we wer...