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...]

Secrets to Engaging Your Team and Producing Success

Most of us realize that in order for our organization to realize the potential success we know is possible, a strategic plan must be in place.  Common knowledge, … [Read more...]

Employee Accountability In The Workplace

The mind and heart can envision and feel great things, but so many times there is a disconnect in where we are today vs. where we desire to be. While there are many … [Read more...]

Effective Communication in the Workplace

  A clear, effective communication skill is one of the best attributes a person can develop. It equips you to be successful professionally and personally.  By … [Read more...]

Business Meeting Itinerary and Change Management

Meetings can cost a lot of money if they are not productive.  If your manager has put you in charge of leading an upcoming meeting, ensure it goes well by using these … [Read more...]

Effective Business Meetings Equal 37 Billion Dollars per Year

And that dollar figure only applies to the United States! While meetings are a necessary activity, at times you may be sitting there wondering when it will be over, if … [Read more...]

Continually Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

  As a leader you must continually build your techniques, capabilities and habits. You need to be able to evaluate honestly where you are, what strengths you have … [Read more...]

A Job Should Be More Than Just a Job: Creating Enthusiasm for Your Company’s Shared Sense of Purpose

Acknowledging employees who exemplify what a company stands for and making them feel connected to its larger purpose can deepen the sense of meaning they find in their job. | Image Attrib.: Flickr user Nguyen Vu Hung

Next time you need a quick break, take a walk through your company’s office space. What’s the mood like? Are your employees engaged, excited, and inspired? Or are … [Read more...]

Mission (and Vision) Control: How Establishing Effective Mission and Vision Statements Can Rocket Your Company to Success

It’s critical for leaders to develop clear and differentiated mission and vision statements - and to live by them in their work. | Image Attrib.: Flickr user h.koppdelaney

Does your company have a compelling mission statement? What about an inspiring vision statement? For many business leaders, these may sound like trick questions; … [Read more...]

React Quickly: Prevent Slow Death

Running an organization is like flying an airplane, although it is not as dramatic. When an airplane has a warning light go on, the crew reacts. In business, too often … [Read more...]