Why Executive Leaders Set Clear Objectives (9/14/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Awareness, Communication, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Recognition, Teambuilding, Vision - Clarity is an important factor to the success of a leader, a team and an organization. If people aren’t clear about their role and what they’re supposed to be doing every day, they will swirl and become less and less effective. To progress toward your vision, you need a clear roadmap and that includes objectives. […]
How Well Do You Know Yourself? (9/1/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Awareness, Communication, Focus, Leadership, Vision - Great leaders understand who they are and where they stand. They also know that they don’t know everything. You may think you already know yourself. But real knowing is understanding that we don’t know everything. Think about the leaders you admire who have achieved great things and made a difference in some way. To step […]
Set Clear Expectations for Best Results (8/30/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Awareness, Business Performance, Communication, Employee Development, Employee Engagement, Executive Leadership, Leadership, Recognition, Teambuilding, Vision - While clear communication is important in everything you do as a leader, one aspect that deserves special attention is setting expectations. It’s an area many executives take for granted when they assume people understand what’s expected or when they think they don’t need to explicitly communicate expectations. Your role as a leader is to set […]
When Does Single-Person Accountability Increase Performance? (8/29/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Executive Leadership, Focus, Leadership - As organizations grow, executives can lose sight of the need for single-person accountability. They start to move to consensus decision-making and diffuse responsibility.
Winning Hearts and Minds (8/18/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Communication, Leadership, Learning, Listening, Teambuilding, Vision - You may have heard the expression great leaders win the hearts and minds of their people. Keep in mind that hearts always come first.
Executive Leaders Act with Integrity (8/16/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Communication, Executive Leadership, Leadership - Integrity is an inside-out endeavor. It comes from self-discipline, trust in yourself, and the courage to be relentlessly honest in every situation.
What are the Qualities of a Courageous Executive Leader? (6/1/2017) Posted in: Accountability, Authenticity, Awareness, Business Performance, Employee Development, Executive Leadership, Problem Solving, Vision - An executive leader demonstrates courage and conviction and has the mettle to deal with the difficult issues.