NOW Is Exactly The Time To Invest In Identifying Your Next Generation of Leaders

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. --- Martin Luther King, Jr. It is easy to look good and behave well when everything around you is going well. If you want to see what a person is truly made of, put the pressure of a crisis on them. When a routine is thrown into the air, when people are stressed out, when employees are under unimaginable pressures, it is precisely the…

0 Comments

High Performance is not the same as High Potential

We have all seen that employee, the one so good at their job no one can hold a candle to them. I have seen it a thousand times: the soldier who was the best shot in the Regiment; the carpenter who built houses that could withstand a hurricane; or, the warehouseman that knew where everything was. All of these people and many, many more are examples of high performers. But that soldier was always in trouble; the carpenter was promoted and failed as a supervisor, and…

0 Comments

Motivation Sins: Get Off Of The Naughty Boss List

Who do you look to for motivation? For many of us, it's our leaders we go to when we need that push to get things done. If you're the leader, how motivated (or not) your team is, can come down to how you lead. Motivation Sins So ask yourself: are you guilty of these motivational sins? 1. Supervising by merely giving orders, especially in the form of emails Remember: Positive personal and human contact raises morale. Lack of personal contact with employees will put you out…

2 Comments