Monthly Archives: March 2011

You’re Not in Camelot

The good news: the economy is improving. Bad news: those employees you expected to stay are now looking to jump ship. They are four times as likely to be dis-engaged if their direct supervisor or manager is dis-engaged. In a recent … Continue reading

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What’s Your Default Setting as a Boss?

Your default setting can also be called your comfort zone. This is the behavior you tend to exhibit when faced with certain situations. As a leader, you want to be aware of these so that you have a choice of … Continue reading

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How to Make Good Decisions in a Split Second

Just think if your reaction to events triggered an army of allies just waiting to help you make the smartest decision and best response in a split second? Would you want that? How valuable would that be to your career or home life in times … Continue reading

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The Core and the Crust of Leadership

“The core of leadership is character. It represents the essence of who you are and what you stand for. It has nothing to do with Churchillian eloquence, a puckish sense of humor or grasp of strategy. The crust of leadership … Continue reading

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Falling from Grace

Fortune has reversed itself for two top creative talents, who before these mishaps, were considered leaders in their fields. Julie Taymor, the creative genius and director of the very successful “Lion King” (took in $1 billion for owner Disney), other … Continue reading

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