Category Archives: Leadership

Fire an Employee or Give Him Another Chance? Consider These 9 Factors

Any leader who has let an employee go knows how excruciating it can be to make that decision. It’s one of the most difficult decisions a leader must make. Given the gravity of the decision, it’s not surprising that most leaders put … Continue reading

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Which of These 4 “Weather Conditions” Describe Your Leadership?

Searching for safe cover, fearing damage and destruction, and expecting the worst…is that a description of East Coast residents preparing for this weekend’s immense blizzard or does it describe the way your team members react to your leadership style? Your style of … Continue reading

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The 1 Thing That Reveals Your Leadership Priorities

Is there a leader out there who isn’t busy? Is there anyone who is a little bored at work and is looking for more to do? Um, I don’t think so! I don’t know about you, but I’ve got plenty … Continue reading

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6 Myths and 1 Must-Have Ingredient for Leading Organizational Change

Leading organizational change efforts is often a messy, challenging, time-consuming, and emotionally draining process for leaders that end in failure up to 70% of the time. We often blame the usual culprits for failed change efforts: too much change too … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Upgrade Your Leadership Operating System for 2016

The start of the new year is a perfect time to consider upgrading your LOS—Leadership Operating System. Your LOS is a collection of the leadership traits, styles, techniques, and strategies you use to lead and manage people, and it’s imperative … Continue reading

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