Hopefully you ready yesterday’s post! Today we going to look at you. Every leader needs to answer the following 3 questions: 1.Who am I?You need to know the answer to this before you can lead others! Remember this is who you really are not who others think you are or expect you to be. What … Read moreMaking an impact – 2 of 2
Lets end the week with a 2 parter 🙂 What is the most impactful trait of being a leader? Authenticity! When you act, say and do all in the same way – people will follow you. This is impact! Take any of the great leaders – they walk the talk so to speak. They put … Read moreMaking an impact – 1 of 2
You can’t! You can not get people to do more than they want to and even more so, more of what you want from them. You see (and I have mentioned this a few times in the past) if you can understand what they want then you will be able to get them to want … Read moreHow do you get people to give even more
It is not that you are not trustworthy. Its actually probably something that you have said or done and where not even aware of. You see when you say or do something – a chain of events then starts. It may be a silly comment or a vile action. Whatever you do or say has … Read moreWhy they don’t trust you
This is a difficult topic as there are numerous factors that need to be known and taken into consideration. So, remembering each situation and company is different, the general consideration here is : If you lay a test or challenge and offer the team the choice to rise and do it or sit out. Those … Read moreWhen do you let staff go?
How do you deal when a key person leaves your company? Especially someone you were grooming for leadership or worse – succession! We feel like we have been personally attacked! Been beaten with a baseball bat even! There is something you need to remember; we are all selfish! We do for us not for you. … Read moreWhen they leave
Teams or more so, employees used to only work for a paycheck and were not really interested in anything else. Boy have things changed. The modern day, more educated, employee wants to know that what they do or work on contributes to the bigger picture but more so and probably more importantly, helps them get … Read moreHow to motivate others part 2 of 3
Start with the truth! Yip – it’s not easy – but sometimes you have to stand up and explain that shit has hit the proverbial fan and this is how it is and possibly will be for the foreseeable future. People are looking to you to lead them; through the good and bad. We are … Read moreLeading in Crisis
It’s an obvious answer but most of us don’t see it. It’s not yourself (well you should do that too) and it’s not your customers – that is your staff’s job. And there it is! Your staff or team! You see they are the ones that are taking care of your customers and if your … Read moreWho should you take care of first?