Dissecting Accountability for Leaders

Accountability is one of the many character traits we must learn and exhibit both as individuals and more importantly, as leaders. Many of us learned the importance of being accountable at an early age through good parenting. I grew up in a lower, middle-class family as the eldest of seven. Accountability was practiced more on […]

Discipline: The Cornerstone Leadership Trait

Any leader has plodded through the tough path of discipline to be where they are today as a leader. I would rate discipline as the most important and yet the hardest character trait that any leader has to master to earn the title of ‘Leader’. Where does a leader first encounter discipline? Parents and early […]

Let’s be clear!

Communication Within Your Organization Often times, in businesses and organizations, communication can be a major issue. Some leaders lack the ability to communicate their message, while others struggle with how to communicate appropriately. The ability to communicate in a professional and effective manner may come to some members of your organization more naturally than it […]

How Leaders Can Bring Balance to their Organization

One of the more important traits of a well-run organization can be unequivocally summed up with one word: balance. Here at Diamond Strategy Group, we know that true balance is vital to success and maintenance of any organization – whether it be a small start up with one employee, or a well-known industry giant. No […]

MENTAL QUALITIES OF GREAT LEADERS

These days, it is vital for companies to have genuine leaders in an ever changing global economy. This raises a few concerns when going through the hiring process because questions like ‘What qualities should leaders have?’ may arise. Lately, research shows that it’s more than just common traits that some of the greatest leaders have, […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF EFFECTIVE ONBOARDING

It’s gratifying when a candidate turns into an employee. You’ve recruited your perfect fit. Effective onboarding of new employees is critical to team building as well as to company culture. By contrast, in all solid corporations both small and large, much effort goes into the recruiting process and drawing the brightest talent into your team. […]

HOW TO MOTIVATE AN UNENGAGED EMPLOYEE

Engagement is the new buzzword. Employee engagement. Leadership engagement. Customer and client engagement. But what of the unengaged? Unengaged employees cost thousands of dollars in loss to companies every day. With that, it’s important to tap into all of the resources available to motivate an unengaged employee. 2 Steps to Motivate an Unengaged Employee Step […]