Choose Your Leaders Wisely

Written by Chad Hymas I have been blessed in my life. From the time I was very young till now, I have been taught the value of working hard. We had a huge garden when I was growing up that required a lot of weeding and we had “chores” every day. When I turned 16, I had a job working part-time at a movie theater. I was taught how important it was to be on time, to give 100% while Read More

Three Leadership Approaches – Three Different Results

Written by Ty Bennett I believe we choose the level of influence we have with our people based on the approach to leadership we choose to take. In my observation there are three distinct approaches to leadership and each derives a different result.   1. Pretentious Leaders create contempt. Pretentious leaders are driven by ego. Their focus is not on their people, it’s on them. When a leader is conceited, fake, disinterested or abrasive, they create a feeling of contempt Read More

Loyalty Is Given First

Written by Sam Silverstein At a dinner that President Trump had with then FBI Director James Comey it is reported that President Trump demanded loyalty from the Director. Leadership doesn’t work that way. Loyalty always starts with the leader. The leader must first give loyalty to the people they lead. Only when the leader freely and thoroughly gives loyalty to the people they lead does the leader deserve and receive loyalty in return. This is the problem with leadership today. Read More

Ten Positive Behaviors to Help You Stand Out in Your Company

by Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed In today’s business world, being self-motivated is critical for anyone to become successful. But, doing a great job and waiting for recognition won’t work. You must also market yourself and let key people know about your skills. Career development is in your hands. Your manager is there to support you, but you are the creator of your career mobility. Here are 10 tips for standing out and moving forward. Discover your expertise. Try new tasks that Read More

Communicate with Impact: The Real Work of Successful Leaders

by Dr. Kittie Watson   Take a moment to envision the leader who has most inspired you. Rather than picturing a person holed up in an executive office, meeting with board members or talking with his or her inner circle, most of us visualize a leader who models the values and culture they seek to create. These visible leaders reach out to employees and build TRUST by seeking ways to: • Tailor messages using stories and illustrations that each employee Read More