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Managers as Coaches (Part 2). Some Solutions!

Managers as Coaches (Part 2). Some Solutions!

While being the solver of all problems might be effective and efficient in achieving results for a manager in the short term, in the long run it creates a weaker team through learned helplessness. Too many organizations are unable to function when the boss isn’t there...
Decision-Making and the Power of Action

Decision-Making and the Power of Action

Have you heard it said that “if you do not make a decision, you have still made one”? One of the keys to great leadership is the ability to make clear decisions in a timely manner. Not to do so causes confusion in the ranks and leaves forward motion to...
Integrity is Everything

Integrity is Everything

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln Recently, we looked at credibility, which is critical for developing relationships, especially relationships that matter. In the book...
The Importance of Establishing Credibility

The Importance of Establishing Credibility

A challenge with this topic is to put credibility into something understandable or, better yet, something tangible. Also, how to properly capture the importance of credibility and the results that can be achieved when it’s developed? The dictionary definition of...
The High Cost of Bad Managers

The High Cost of Bad Managers

According to several polls, over 50% of employees who quit their jobs cite the manager as the reason. People join an organization for several reasons, such as company culture, career opportunities, compensation, the mission of the organization and its reputation....