Management

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You Can Be The Best You Can Be.

I came up with a simple and powerful tool the other day. I was standing in my office in front of a large Post-It notepad sheet with a red sharpie in my hand (red delivers intention!) — and the ideas just flowed. What did I come up with to help you be the best?

To be […]

Podcast: The Art of Positivity.

Running your own business is hard and fraught with daily disappointments — successful businesspeople always have a way of looking on the bright side.

Learn a few tips and techniques to keep your momentum going when things look bleak.

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3 Critical Skills of Effective Leaders.

Great leaders translate vision into decisive action — a skill that’s especially vital in tough times. But what are those skills? Do you have a blind spot? Should you be doing more?

First off — great leaders do three things — no more, no less:

They motivate their people.
They deliver information when required.
They help their people with […]

Is Your Competition Waving As They Pass You?

On with one of my oldest clients this morning and came up with a spot-on analogy about a lot of organizational management today:

Your company is a ship on the open sea and your mission is to navigate and guide it into port.

Your captain (management) wants you to take it in slow and steady, so they hit their schedule perfectly. […]

A Memorial Day Management Test.

This isn’t scientific. Let me state that right from the start.

But . . . This test has worked for me during my 20 years of managing large teams in corporate settings.

First, enjoy your Memorial Day weekend. Relax. Have fun. Spend it with people you love.

When you get to work on Tuesday, get there early and observe your […]

Are You Feeling Guilty At Work?

I’m feeling guilty today. The funny thing is . . . I shouldn’t.

Every Tuesday, like clockwork, I attend my networking/sales team meeting with approximately 50 people.

It’s called BNI (Business Networking International), a worldwide organization where businesspeople meet to learn about their services and deliver hot referrals (CLIENTS) each week. I find it powerful for my […]

How Successful Leaders Stay Successful.

The secret prescription to success is no longer a secret.

How To Run A Meeting People Like To Attend.

Don't waste people's time.

To Grow Your Business, Leave Your Door Open Whenever Possible.

If you've ever been to college, this is THE small piece of advice that my brother gave me when I went off to school: "If you want to fit in and make a LOT of friends at college, leave your door open whenever possible." Why?

The Management-Free Organization.

Try to imagine working for a company with no management. How do they resolve conflicts, set priorities, measure performance, fire laggards, and all the rest? I couldn't picture it working. What could management do?