Leadership

Three best practices for keeping employees

2020-03-15T05:40:52-07:00March 15th, 2020|

I’m always hearing my clients, as well as others in various businesses, complaining about the lack of qualified applicants to hire. They blame everything and everyone; low unemployment, poor quality schooling and of course, the ever-popular, “entitled and lazy millennials”.  Fact is, while finding great people is a challenge, the real challenge and the one

Dealing with Difficult People

2019-09-03T17:38:55-07:00September 3rd, 2019|

Everyone has met that person – or people – who fills you with so much frustration want to pull your hair out – and, unfortunately, sometimes you even have to work with them. I've encountered more than my fair share of difficult people – those who don't get their work done as promised, have crappy

6 Ways to Identifying Strategic Leadership

2019-07-22T09:49:02-07:00July 22nd, 2019|

It seems like everyone out there in the business community likes to label and/or typecast leaders over time. As an executive coach and former CEO/COO, I wish I had a nickel for every time we labeled those in a leadership position as not being “strategic” enough to move their company forward. We often default to