What Are Your Leadership Attributes?

Business management books often dedicate a chapter on the attributes of successful leaders to assist the reader to set behavior goals to emulate. In many cases, pro-athletes are used as role models and personal experiences from their competitive events to demonstrate each attribute. While good examples, if you are on the golf course or tennis […]

Lukewarm Leadership: Knowledge without Practice

A surprising condition among those in leadership positions is a tendency to avoid taking or deferring action when various business challenges or crisis occur. This might be a difficult or complex organization issue, supporting an ambitious new product plan, standing up for the organization to senior management or the board, or engaging in a difficult […]

Eight Ways To Stimulate Your Business

Every business organization – large and small – has the tendency, over time, to lose its edge, become complacent, drifting into a level of mediocrity which reduces the competitive position of the company. Employees feel it first, then supervision, management and leadership levels notice. Along the way the customer notices that the product or service […]

Procrastination: Business Poison

“Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.” Victor Kiam Procrastination is an insidious force that can compromise the effectiveness of highly qualified professionals, and organizations, thus poisoning the productivity and potential success of the business. What is so amazing is that procrastination is not due to what you cannot control such as market forces, strong competition, unpredictable customer […]

Time Management: Are you In Control?

As a business owner or senior executive your biggest day-to-day challenge may be managing your time. Lack of organizing and prioritizing what you do each day, how you deal with distractions or what responsibilities you take on that others should handle consumes valuable time and energy that can be more effectively applied to higher priority […]