Category Archives: Santa Claus

Santa Reveals His 7 Secrets for Building a High Performing Team

Toiling in anonymity for 364 days of the year in the far reaches of the North Pole is the highest performing team known to man. This team labors all year in preparation for the one night when their work is … Continue reading

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Santa Reveals His 5 Secrets To Effective Delegation

Santa is a leader with world-class delegation skills. How else can you explain one jolly man being able to run a global enterprise from the remote reaches of the North Pole, produce billions of toys with just a small workforce … Continue reading

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How Does Santa Motivate the Elves? Three Lessons for Leaders Everywhere

Even though Christmas is just two days away, I was able to convince Santa to take a break from his final preparations to grant me an exclusive interview. In last year’s interview Santa riffed on many of the practices that … Continue reading

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Seven Gifts for Every Leader This Christmas

Santa is making his list and checking it twice. He’s going to find out which leaders have been naughty or nice. Actually, I think any person willing to step into a position of leading and managing others deserves whatever he/she … Continue reading

Posted in Apology, Dependability, Humor, Leadership, Learning, Praising, Purpose, Relationships, Santa Claus, Stress, Trust, Trust Boosters, Trust Busters | 17 Comments

Leadership Wisdom From The North Pole – An Interview With Santa Claus

After finishing his whirlwind trip around the globe delivering presents, I had the opportunity to sit down with Santa for a one-on-one interview. I was interested in gleaning some wisdom from one of the most legendary leaders of all time … Continue reading

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