What are the beliefs and the behaviors of true leaders? With so many people articulating different views, it’s hard to decipher a universal model upon which everyone would agree.
Being an avid sports fan for many years, I have recently become even more intrigued with the “inner game” that allows successful sports icons and teams continue their winning ways. There is much to be learned through the amazing parallels between the sports and business world.
Mary Lorenz of CareerBuilder.com recently published an article focusing on management of employees. The ten habits that are pointed out in the article are great and include – Don’t assume people understand your reasoning behind decisions…
In recent times I have done a lot of talking about your “success impediments”. What is getting in your way to success? A lot of the time it is our own mind. We allow negative thinking to get in the way. This will be true at any time particularly when times are [...]
Last week I participated in a learning program for fast growth businesses conducted by Verne Harnish (founder of Gazelles, Inc) who is world renowned as “The Growth Guy”. Verne has run training workshops for and coached many great entrepreneurs all over the world. He has a very straightforward approach to helping [...]
When one looks at business, it is easy to miss or not appreciate the importance of private businesses and entrepreneurship. How often do you look to the larger public companies for opportunities, marketing and jobs? Probably a lot. This is what many first think of doing.
I would like to suggest that [...]
In recent months I have written a few blogs about corporate governance and business risk management. I have expressed the view that many of the corporate problems we have today are related to ineffective board governance. It has been interesting being in Europe for the past 2 weeks where this subject [...]
At the moment, more than ever, the whole notion of trust in every aspect of our lives is important. For many, trust is very low, if not shattered, with our leaders, advisors, partners and family members. Furthermore, trust in ourselves is low, which is the core of the issue. If your [...]