Leadership Development

Some time ago, I arrived to call on a tenured manager after a candid discussion with his region manager.  The conversation was brutally honest and difficult. After years of management neglect, his inability to effectively manage his department now came into the light. Walking in the office, his...

5 Reasons To Have A Mentor - Free Your Life Practical reasons for mentorship in the workplace. Mentors can help the less tenured understand company culture and application of mission. There is even a case for younger generation employees mentoring their seniors. Thank you Rich Clark for your...

Why More Money Won't Motivate Your Employeesfortune.comThe Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influenti… Leaders and Managers: this is an article (from Fortune Magazine) with useful ideas to recognize your employees. Money helps...

Leaders who live and breathe strengths onto corporate culture experience numerous benefits. Exciting performance momentum lies with the leader's prioritization, initiative and communication. Visit the link to the the article below. Strengths-Based Development: Leadership's Rolegallup.comWhen leaders make strengths-based development a priority, their companies make larger, fast…...

Think and deploy workplace integrity. How can organizations lead with honesty, transparency and fairness? Honor and truthfullness is about conviction, declaration, and action every day - by all management and employees - with accountability. What are the processes in place with your company to practice a...

Is it time to invest developmental resources with middle management and supervisors? These hard working people have influence with employee engagement and corporate culture. A good read to acknowledge their contribution and worth. Why Middle Managers Are Secretly the Superheroes of the Workplaceentrepreneur.comNew research shows how...

Here is an article by Gallup sharing valuable information to improve employee engagement with meaningful corporate purpose and mission. There are helpful key ingredients that companies can use to adjust, stay genuinely connected and proactively communicate. A company mission statement is a living document where belief,...

This article (from Inc. 8-22-2016) covers the importance and transparency of our work relationships - learning from each other - to learn, grow and mature in our pursuits and endeavors. An observation - how great to have a mentor who could focus on your talents and...

The principles of strengths-based leadership have a current relevant application even after several years this article was written. Peak performance happens when you invest in strengths and manage weaknesses. A good read if you are in management. Four Essentials Of Strength-Based Leadershipforbes.comIt is in human nature...

I have always been impressed with this company. Whether I am traveling on the east or west coast, the quality of rooms and prompt/responsive service has been consistently outstanding!  High employee engagement, living out company purpose and core values, and recognizing employee contributions are reasons...

A relevant read on an emerging and important human capital resource in the workplace. Millennials offer incredible contribution and have influence. They need good meaningful coaching from leaders/managers to keep them engaged and valued. Some good stats to evaluate. Many Millennials Are Job-Hoppers -- But Not...