Service-based Leadership

Many of the leadership books I have read are written by former military and CIA people. The one thing they all say that corporate America leaders are not taught is service-based leadership. In the military the main theme taught in boot camp, is not the hard-physical work, yes that is component but each person learns to rely on their teammates, …

Accountability in the Workplace

Accountability in the workplace means that all employees are responsible for their actions, behaviors, performance, and decisions. It increases commitment to work and employee morale which leads to higher performance. The challenge is that in today’s culture it the norm to pass the buck. Blaming someone else when things go wrong in the workplace or our lives has become culturally …

Trust in the Workplace

The need for trust in the workplace is a fundamental building block of any organization and can be regarded as so important that trust in the workplace either makes or breaks an organization’s culture. Trust increases loyalty and the willingness to stay with a company. Trust decreases stress levels and hostility in the work environment. Trust overcomes resistance to change. Trust breaks down corporate silos and isolating …

Stay Connected

Human connection is important and it is a huge aspect of building relationships. During these times of COVID-19, optimism, hope, and kindness are strong. Communities are banding together to support each other. It is wonderful to see individuals, families, organizations, and businesses unite together to support each other while following social distancing rules. It is a pleasure to talk with …

Grade A Leadership

When we hear the word ‘grade’ we think in terms of school, what scholastic accolades did you receive, was your GPA a 4.0, where you a beta-Cappa something? While researching this topic I came across a variety of information, some were humorous where children were asked what a leader was. In an Inc.com article that said B students make the …