Sticky situations crop up daily across corporate America. Add in our never-ending 24-hour news cycle and the perennial risk of disgruntled employees airing out dirty laundry to their scandal-thirsty followers,
Sometimes being a leader is a bowl of cherries. Other times, it’s the pits. Leadership can be easy when sales are up, our reputation is strong and morale is high.
It’s good to share. That’s something I tell my kids as well as my clients. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that I’m always providing the
When I was in my late 20s, I was working at my first corporate job. During my annual performance review, my boss said I was pushy, aggressive and overbearing. I
Leaders are supposed to engage and inspire people. But sometimes they come off as jerks. Most don’t do it on purpose. Often they have a lot on their plates and
Delivering difficult news isn’t easy. But many leaders find themselves routinely having to communicate something unpleasant to their teams or clients. Perhaps a deadline was missed or a proposal declined.
Imagine an office where everyone works together for the good of the company. The employees are engaged, motivated and hard working. The clients are happy. And everyone treats each other
Listen up, top brass. There are two truths about employees that everyone in a leadership or management role needs to know. And, when you know these two truths – which
Every organization will go through periods of change, whether it is restructuring, or a transition in leadership or business strategy. Many leaders understand the importance of communicating these changes clearly
Earlier this month, I was selected as member of Minnesota Business magazine’s 2017 (Real) Power 50. It’s an honor to be selected. This is how the magazine describes this list: The