Your company doesn’t have to be the size or have the budget of Lippert Components to have a leadership development academy. What you need are business leaders who value the development of people and understand success isn’t sustainable without great leadership at all levels. Continue reading Why Your Company Needs a Leadership Development Academy
The vast majority of professionals get promoted into management roles without any prior experience or training on how to effectively lead other people. This kind of approach would be fine if the job was putting mail in mailboxes, but managing other people has massive effects on peoples’ lives. Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Be a Better Manager
Are leaders born or made? It’s a question anyone who has or wants to have a leadership position has asked themselves. Turns out the answer is quite simple: Continue reading Are Leaders Born or Made?
One of the most popular questions I get all the time is, “what’s the difference between a manager and a leader?” While there are many differences I think comes down to one simple word… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Manager and a Leader?
We should never compromise quality and good standards of how we do our work irrespective of the situation we are in. Being committed matters. Continue reading One Thing Every Professional MUST Bring to Work
“I didn’t know what my job was, why I was doing it and how I was doing.” It was those words that summarized almost exactly why the cliche “People leave managers, not companies” is true. Reality had set in, she was leaving me, not the business. Continue reading The Real Reason People Leave Their Manager
There is an important concept and framework that helped me progress faster in my career and be better prepared to be a leader worth following. Would you like to know what it is? Continue reading How to Escalate Quickly In Your Career and Be a Leader
I took a moment to reflect on what this small team had accomplished in 2016 in support of our purpose as a business. Continue reading Top 10 Team Achievements in 2016
The problem is that the sales team is under performing – and the leader doesn’t know how to solve it. Selling and leading are two different skills. There is an assumption that just because you can do one, you can do the other. Continue reading Why Sales Leadership is So Hard
It’s time for leaders to act from the the front lines. During the first few nights of riots in downtown Charlotte, Public defender Toussaint Romain did just that. He parked himself right in the middle of a wall of policemen and an amorphous crowd of demonstrators. Continue reading What Charlotte Needed Was Leadership