January 19, 2016
May 12, 2015
It’s no secret. Managing people well is one of the more challenging jobs of a business leader. Human beings are inherently unpredictable, relationships require proper care and feeding – which sometimes means having difficult, what many would say are very unpleasant conversations.
March 31, 2015
Holding people accountable can be one of the most time-consuming and thankless jobs out there. Maybe that’s why many leaders struggle to do it – or don’t do it as consistently and relentlessly as they should. The payback isn’t always immediate or apparent, the conversations can be difficult and there’s way too many other priorities.
January 27, 2015
It’s just as important to follow the money as follow your passion. And, contrary to popular belief, you’re better off doing only a very few things that you do exceptionally well - and finding others to do the rest.
October 27, 2014
My mother was a librarian. That’s the “excuse” that I often give when my clients and other people in my circle accuse me of overloading them in the book recommendation department.
September 23, 2014
How do YOU find and hire the right players for your company? That’s the question that was posed at a CEO Roundtable I attended a few weeks ago. A challenging...
Vern Harnish once said “There are two qualities I have noticed in those who get where they want to go. While intelligence, passion, and discipline are all useful qualities, success belongs to those who have these two attributes – an insatiable need to learn and an unquenchable penchant for action.” But there is one more missing quality that all leaders need to have - if they want to be successful.