Compass Check Archive

Communication and Clarity

Productive communication is critical in every organization. Some of the essential aspects of communication include: listening, building trust in relationships, being … [Read more...]

Key Characteristics of Powerful Leaders

Top leaders need to be especially good at what they do. The power they have available to them accentuates both their strengths and their weaknesses. Leaders are also not … [Read more...]

Does Your Team Have Perseverance?

At the beginning of relationships, with new teams, and with new projects in business, there is often a lot of logical discussion regarding the best idea and how to … [Read more...]

Unique Ground Rules for Effective Meetings

Handling meetings effectively today means that you spend only as much time as is necessary on the agenda, making decisions, and then adjourning. The best result from a … [Read more...]

Surviving Success and Watching Failure

Have you ever seen a problem coming and not done anything to fix it? Was it someone failing at a project? Perhaps someone was ruining a relationship? A project where … [Read more...]

The Talent Drought

Written by: The Challenge In the past, as employers we could look for employees that had certain types of training.  When they came aboard, they could move … [Read more...]

Are You Leading A Great Team?

Written by:  Don Hadley Businesses are working to compete more effectively with better people and teams. However, competition is tougher now than it has been in the … [Read more...]

Passing The Torch

Succession planning can be an intimidating subject for most everyone, but the fact is that it shouldn’t be.  It’s not something that has to be overly complicated nor … [Read more...]

The Changing of the Guard: The 6Ps of Succession Planning and Implementation

Written by:  Don Hadley One of the biggest challenges organizations face today is “the changing of the guard”.  The examples below briefly demonstrate how … [Read more...]

The Power of Trust

A 2016 survey of CEOs by PWC showed that a strong majority of business leaders — 55%— believe a lack of trust in the workplace constitutes a foundational threat to … [Read more...]