Tag Archives: Leadership

The Perils of Being the Shell Answer Man

Bill Garcia* is a manager at a manufacturing company who reveled in the fact that employees came to him for the answers. In fact, this made him feel really smart and helpful.  Problem was, when his company grew and his role as a manager grew, … Continue reading

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Reinvention, Risk and Above All Clear Communication

Ebay has reinvented itself and bounced back from its nadir. Its stock had dropped 80% from its high. Now, it has soared again, reaching a six-year high. The CEO of eBay said the leadership team’s focus on making mobile payments easy … Continue reading

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Leaders, Are You Communicating to Win?

by Holly Green Are you focused on winning and moving towards your goals and vision each day, celebrating milestones along the way? Or, do you play not to lose? When an organization lacks a clear destination, it usually has many ill-defined ones. Employees feel unmotivated … Continue reading

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Stephen Covey Video on Change Management

Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” which became the bible of personal and professional effectiveness, died this week.  While his book sold nearly 25 million copies, Covey also continued to teach and help organizations train … Continue reading

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Decision Making Skills Boost with Brain Teasers

by Holly Green Thanks to the way our brain works, we have a very strong tendency to see what we want to see and what we expect to see. This has huge implications on our decision-making skills when studying our … Continue reading

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Leadership Training Videos Support Short Training Modules

Most likely, your managers and peak performers are too busy or distracted to sit in a classroom training.  Still, they need to learn leadership and team building skills which are vital to an organization’s growth. Enter short leadership training videos. … Continue reading

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Managers, Is It Better to Coach or Delegate?

by Holly Green Have you ever wondered why the head of a baseball team is called the manager and the head of a basketball team is called the coach? Beyond the obvious differences between the two sports, the answer lies in how … Continue reading

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Six gorilla-sized illusions that blind side good decision-making

by Holly Green Here’s a short video clip, under two minutes. It is a fun test of what you see and don’t see when you’re focused.   What was your answer? Also, did you see a gorilla the first time … Continue reading

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Are Your Employees Just Waiting to Bolt?

by Holly Green The employment pendulum seems to be swinging back to the employee side. How do you keep employees from getting “happy feet” when their job options increase? Here’s some interesting news. According to the Department of Labor, unemployment … Continue reading

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How to Ignite a Winning Culture with just 10% Support

by Holly Green  Want to spread an idea like wildfire throughout your organization? Start with getting one out of every 10 people to passionately care about winning. As business leaders, everything we do should focus on setting our organizations up to … Continue reading

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