The Role of Leaders in Modeling Accountability

Building a culture of accountability takes effort day in and day out to truly establish and it is also the responsibility of those in leadership positions to continual reinforce. It’s not enough to just build a culture of accountability. You have to strengthen it and reinforce it every single day. This is about the small behaviors adding up […]

Decision Making as a Process

Many business leaders struggle with making decisions for their company but there are a few simple steps to work through decision making as a process. It’s important to realize that decision making is actually a process, and it’s the process of selecting a choice from a range of possible options, with the goal of achieving a very specific […]

Introducing the Five Step Problem Solving Process

Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a business problem that you’re not sure how to solve?  This five step problem solving process is a great place to begin working through any business issue. At one point I worked with a financial services firm and we had this really cool program that when we first […]

Leading Remote and Outsourced Employees So They Too Can be Part of the Team

Outsourced and remote employees often are expected to share the company vision but are not part of the team. Leaders take action to bring these workers into the team. Today’s post is by Dr. Richard Nongard, author of Viral Leadership (CLICK HERE to get your copy). As I walked by the reception desk in my […]

11 till Whenever – How to Stay Disciplined when Freelancing

The freelancing and entrepreneurial lifestyle seems like it has so many benefits like flexibility, setting your own hours, and doing your own thing. That flexibility, however, presents very real challenges to your efficiency and effectiveness. A few good habits can help you stay on track and get your work done. Today’s post is by Ed […]

How well does your organization anticipate and influence regulatory changes?

Our reader poll today asks: How well does your organization anticipate and influence regulatory changes? Very well. We see them coming and help shape them: 27.7% Well. We see them but could do more to shape them: 37.1% Not well. We’re sometimes surprised and don’t shape much:27.7% Not at all. We’re always caught off guard: 7.5% […]