Leaders develop with experience. Not just the experience of success but also through the pain and disappointment of failure.
Clients often ask, “How can I wield more influence?” Or, “How can I create a bigger impact?” Personal Presence is hard to define and yet when we encounter it we recognize it. I remember looking at a gym that had some unknown (to me) martial arts class. I watched a…
Mastering the art of delegation can be the stepping stone to greater and greater advancement in a career. Yet delegation is not as easy as saying, “do this”.
Successful delegation requires trust, time, and patience.
As leaders, we want our teams to be tip-top with skill sets and mindsets. That requires an investment, at least of time. In some cases, money. And yet it really does not require a lot. Years ago, when I worked for a Financial Services firm, we all had to invest…
“The coolest thing about an iPod is you can take your entire music collection with you in your pocket.” This caused the stock to rise almost 7%. This was because Jobs was able to create a meaningful picture in the markets eyes.
How does one avoid this drift? There is a need for a regularly scheduled and structured Alignment Conversation. This is where the executive and then cascading through the organization, operational leaders connect and make sure that everyone is contributing to the overall goals NOT just their own.