Category Archives: Teams

To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture
05 Feb

To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture

Whether we want to admit it or not, company culture does matter. It seeps into the hearts and minds of everyone on your team, to become an essential component of your organizational DNA. I learned about company culture, and its unwritten rules, while still in college. I was working an internship for Ashland Chemical, as […]

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Follow My Leadership Success Resolution to Not Make Any
03 Jan

Follow My Leadership Success Resolution to Not Make Any

Here’s a an easy but highly effective New Year’s resolution for you. Start the year off without making any. While many people will begin 2019 with New Year’s resolutions, I gave up making those years ago. Did you know that 80% of the ones people make are broken within the first month? That leaves them […]

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My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results
11 Dec

My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results

When I’m coaching or consulting with busy senior executives within large companies, I consistently observe the same mistake being made. Today’s leaders have the most advanced communication tools in history. But they still do not take the time needed to communicate more strategically and effectively. I’ve always believed that a lack of communication and not […]

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Boost Employee Engagement & Productivity
07 Mar

Boost Employee Engagement & Productivity

Senior leadership may believe they have communicated the company vision, mission statement, and values to the entire organization because they have spoken about those things many times. But telling is one thing. Inspiring and involving is an altogether different task. To develop healthy, strong strands of DNA everyone in your workforce needs to be actively […]

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Do You Know These Secrets to High-Performance Teams?
28 Feb

Do You Know These Secrets to High-Performance Teams?

When I worked as a senior level executive for Macy’s – when it was a Fortune 100 – it was critical that I quickly learn how to build and create high performance teams. You cannot afford to micro-manage when your responsibility is to achieve the company’s overall initiatives with a coherent vision that motivates everyone […]

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Decision-Making Skills to Rapidly Achieve Top Results
07 Feb

Decision-Making Skills to Rapidly Achieve Top Results

Decision-making is one of the critical leadership skills for executives as they continue to be promoted within an organization. Unfortunately, lots of leaders you come across are weak in that area. Weak decisions at the top will sap the strength out of an entire organization’s corporate DNA. Don’t let fear of deciding paralyze you into […]

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Mergers & Acquisitions are Your Opportunity to Thrive
24 Jan

Mergers & Acquisitions are Your Opportunity to Thrive

During all of those rather chaotic mergers and acquisitions, I was busy managing large teams of executives and other employees. Every time we completed one merger and blending of stores, it seemed that another merger process was starting up on the horizon. Experiencing that kind of repeated challenge while still achieving outstanding top and bottom-line […]

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Leverage Team Talent to Accelerate Leadership Results
15 Nov

Leverage Team Talent to Accelerate Leadership Results

Recently I was asked by a SVP in a Fortune 250 firm to help him design a more direct route to a higher-level position. It has been thrilling for him and rewarding to me to watch him apply himself to my program and get incredible, well-deserved results. 1. Spend More Time on Task as a […]

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Leadership To Prepare Your Teams To Soar
11 Oct

Leadership To Prepare Your Teams To Soar

Many recent studies and surveys, as well as articles by leading publications such as Harvard Business Review, emphasize the necessity of frequent, practical feedback. Virtually every employee under the age of 35, for instance, believes that unless their direct leaders actively help them make career advancement, they need to start looking for a position at […]

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Do You Utilize Powerful Cross-Generational Leadership Communication?
10 May

Do You Utilize Powerful Cross-Generational Leadership Communication?

The Harvard Business Review recently said that what Millennials in the workforce want most can be summed-up in a single word: coaching. They want leadership that delivers personal development tools and strategies to advance their careers. Here are 6 ways to give them what they want to make your organization more competitive. #1 Be Generous […]

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