Leadership Advice: When to Get Outta the Way

Leadership is a funny thing. It works in some instances and does not work in others. Responses from followers surprise well-intentioned leaders. Actions that are supposed to work, according to the ...

The Proactive Leader

Many managers believe that their job is to resolve problems that arise. They wait for the next challenge. And many are excellent responders to those challenges. But isn't the more important side of ...

Craft a Powerful Corporate Values Statement

I believe that the most powerful corporate values statements are those that start with a verb. Here are two examples: Zappos Deliver WOW Through Service. Embrace and Drive Change. Create Fun and a ...

Take Charge of Your Own Leadership Development

You've heard these words: "I'm frustrated that I'm not moving up fast enough at work...Why was I passed over for a promotion that I thought I deserved…They told me that I wasn't qualified for a ...

Is Your Email Culture Strangling You?

Email. Our lives wouldn't be the same without it. It is a tool that has revolutionized the workplace, improved communication and allowed employees to accomplish more in less time. However, if ...