Their Paycheck: The Loyalty Line Item

Their Paycheck: The Loyalty Line Item

There was a time when managers would state that being paid is enough motivation. A far less prevalent way of thinking these days, the mentality does still exist in some industries and with some leaders. It’s a shame, because unless I’m missing something there is no line item on an employee’s paycheck that states loyalty.… read more

5 Reasons to Become a Better Leader

5 Reasons to Become a Better Leader

Promoted, but not prepared, describes many a leader, but the reasons differ. One leader gets promoted because of their skills. Another because of limited other choices. Some take a promotion, only to find disillusion in a position, not at all what they envisioned. Yet, when promoted to leadership, the need, privilege and responsibility for leading… read more

3 Keys to Keeping Happy Leaders

3 Keys to Keeping Happy Leaders

In many organizations, from law enforcement to utilities to corporate America, recruitment and retention challenges are rising. How do we find good people and once we have ‘em, how do we keep them? It’s a common question and one most commonly answered with a request for an increased budget. But, not every organization has infinitely… read more

Does a Leader Need an Inner Cheerleader?

Does a Leader Need an Inner Cheerleader?

Let’s face it, we all talk to ourselves. No one questions that truth. However, does what most leaders say to themselves reflect the truth of the situation or are we inclined to believe only what keeps us safe? The safe interpretation, sadly, can create more damage than necessary. Looking at a situation from multiple angles… read more

How Do Leaders Fare Who Dare to Compare

How Do Leaders Fare Who Dare to Compare

In many a meeting, in which development objectives are shared for coaching clients, there is a comparison of one leader to another. In many a coaching sessions, clients mention that their skills, or style, or way of leading, is not as good as, or at a minimum, different than another fellow leader. Comparisons are rampant… read more

Your leadership style and strengths change how you lead and are perceived by others. Find out how you lead with this quick online assessment.

Your Style?