Why Leadership Training Often Fails and How to Change It

The importance of leadership in any organization cannot be understated.  Poorly lead companies often produce poor results. Similarly, a great leader can turn any organization around helping to make it thrive.  With so many businesses and agencies investing in leadership training seminars and leadership development programs, why is that we still have poorly performing organizations?  […]

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You Can’t Lead From Behind Your Desk

Being in a leadership position means that you have a lot of things to think about at any given moment. It can be tempting for someone who manages others to simply sit behind their desks all day answering the phone and responding to emails. However, this approach is not going to yield favorable results and […]

Leadership Empower Employees

The Four E’s of Responsible Leadership

Leaders that manage employees have a very tough job on their hand.  They have to wear multiple hats and are usually the one that is primarily responsible for a team’s success or failure.  Leaders have a lot of power and influence (both formal and informal) and must use this to accomplish an organization’s mission. For […]

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Encouraging a Productive Environment and Leading Teams Towards Success

Most everyone realizes that today’s business world requires that people work together with others to accomplish a common goal. Teamwork and being a “team player” is integral to operating successfully in business and at work. Many jobs and tasks are highly specialized and no single worker can do everything.  Even if you believe you are […]

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Why Everyone Needs a Side Gig

In modern America it’s become very challenging to live and meet our modern needs on a single income let alone on one that doesn’t pay very well. Wages in America are stagnant and the availability of well paying jobs is holding steady or increasing slowly at best. It used to be that getting a college […]

Managing Change as a Team

6 Tips for Managing Change In Your Organization

In any organization, change is necessary in order to continue to grow, remain profitable, and compete in the marketplace.  Organizations that fail to change are soon doomed to fail.  In addition, people who remain stagnate and fail to change will eventually quit to find another job.  Even though change has many benefits, it can be […]