Articles on: Leadership

Is Your Business Ready for Your Summer Vacation?

So you’re packing your bags in a few weeks?  You’re team says they can handle it, but how do you know for sure?  The heart of the summer is upon us and hopefully that means there is a vacation of some form on your calendar, even if it’s just an extended weekend.    But before you […]

Key Lessons from The CEO Next Door

The CEO Next Door is a new book written by Elena Botelho, Kim Powell and Tahl Raz and unlike many leadership books, it’s based on a lot of hardcore research which leads to some interesting insights about what it takes to be an effective CEO / Business Leader. Botelho and Powell have done an in-depth […]

Is your team Entitled or Empowered?

One of the big challenges to being an entrepreneur / business owner is that the scope of what you worry about quickly expands to include everything in your business ecosystem – your employees, your customers, even the vendors that you work with. You do your level best to balance the needs of everyone against what […]

Cutting the cord and Gleicher’s Formula

We all do it from time to time.  We waffle back and forth on a decision and when we finally decide to follow through and do it, the only question we end up asking ourselves is, “Why did I wait so long to do that?”   Why is it so hard to change?   This past […]

People. People who need people…

People who need people are in a mess of trouble these days, which definitely conflicts with some conventional wisdom from Barbara Streisand…! In case you’re not familiar with it… – the song ‘People‘ was originally released in 1964, and was sung by Barbara Streisand as part of the Funny Girl soundtrack.  As the lyrics go… […]

The Art of Leadership

  Maybe it is just a heightened cognitive awareness, but it sure seems like the topic of “Leadership” is on the rise in the last few years.   Whether is it clients specifically wanting to work on developing their leaders, books about leadership, leadership seminars designed for business, or just hearing the word in general conversation […]