WHAT HAPPENED TO LONG TERM-PART 2 LEADING CFB/PRO FOOTBALL

In the first part of this series, I suggested that there are a few ‘elitists’ that are considered pack leaders that used long-term strategies to propel them to the top and have used it since to keep them there. And the rest of the pack is using short-term strategies (aka shortcuts, instant success secrets, etc) […]

HOW LOUSY LEADERSHIP AFFECTS EMPLOYEE RETENTION

Having strong and effective leaders in a company is vital. If a company manager lacks in the ability to guide and provide direction or coach and motivate staff members, the company’s morale can suffer. Having poor leaders can have multiple negative effects on the staff and company overall. Keep reading below to see how lousy […]

PRINCIPLES FOR BUILDING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE CULTURE

Recruiting, creating, and motivating a great team can be hard work at times. Many managers struggle with the “correct” way to develop a high-performance culture in their workplace. It can be extremely hard if your workplace is demotivated, which is a key issue for many businesses when cost-cutting or downsizing occurs during difficult times. Below […]

FIVE SIGNS THAT SOMEONE HAS BAD LEADERSHIP SKILLS

From high-powered Forbes 500 companies to local businesses, as a society we tend to look for a leader amongst our group. Some are people who other naturally look up to, while in others may not realize they have the necessary qualities until a situation forces them to emerge as leaders. From our experience, when you […]

PROCESS LEADERSHIP – HOW TO ESTABLISH AND ENFORCE THE RIGHT PROCESSES

You may have heard the phrase ‘Lead by example’ or that ‘Character is defined as what you do when no one else is looking.’ How about when the entire team is looking at you to drive results? Don’t worry, this isn’t meant to be stressful, but rather motivating – motivating you to be a process-driven […]

HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND LEVERAGE YOUR PERSONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE

Knowing your leadership style can affect how you influence your employees, or your team so it’s important to identify which style you may fall under. Even more so, your leadership style affects how you complete your workload and influence people around you. Take a look at these common leadership styles to see which one you […]

SKILLS THAT WILL ENSURE A PROMOTION

Two people can start their career in the same position, with the same duties. One eventually becomes a Vice-President and the other is let go. While some call it fate, others simply see the differences between the two employees and compensate them accordingly. Leaders know what to look for and they easily identify winning skills. […]

HOW LEADERS CAN LISTEN WITH MORE EMPATHY

Whether you are a people- or process-oriented leader makes a difference in your style. Either way, you will be interacting with different people. Even if you are uncomfortable in this part of your role, you can practice certain techniques that will make you more effective. One of those things you can work on is the […]

OVERCOMING FEAR IN LEADERSHIP

In society, leaders are vaulted and viewed as unflappable and fearless. No one would assume that Winston Churchill or Dwight D. Eisenhower was anything less than capable of the positions they held. Leaders, however, are subject to many of the same insecurities that their subordinates face. Oftentimes, the difference is the confidence those individuals have […]

BECOMING A BETTER LEADER THROUGH SELF-AWARENESS

The best leaders are the ones who fully understand their own capabilities, talents, and skills. Compensation and delegation allow them to fill in for the areas in which they lack.● PEOPLE OR PROCESS: Very few people are equal in both realms. Most find themselves either dealing with personalities and emotions, or numbers and data. While […]