Most leaders inevitably feel that they’re steering their team in the right direction but when symptoms arise that prove the contrary they chalk it up to industry averages or extenuating circumstances outside of their control. While there are times when these could be the cause of the symptoms more often than not, the leader simply isn’t on the correct path. Continue reading How to Lead Your Team in the Right Direction
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
Micromanagement is a not only a problem in organizations, it’s a big problem. But I am not telling you anything you don’t know because anyone who has had a boss for an extended period of time can relate to being micromanaged.
The question is, why are we seeing so much of it today? Continue reading Why You Can’t Stop Micromanaging
You could argue our culture has created an elitist mentality around creativity or placed a clear lack of emphasis on exploring, nurturing, and developing an individual’s creative side. Either way, somewhere along the line people start believing they aren’t meant to be creative. Continue reading Why Great Leaders Care About Creativity
If you are unhappy in your development as a leader, you’re not alone. Many people in leadership roles struggle with hitting a plateau when it comes to enhancing their leadership skills. Continue reading 7 Surprising Things Hurting Your Development as a Leader
As you almost certainly know, the World Cup is currently taking place in Russia. It has attracted the largest audience of any sporting event in the world. These captivated spectators showcase their support in the most intense display of national pride. Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway.
Continue reading Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things
I used to think “culture” was a buzzword. I used to think culture wasn’t as important as the strategy and execution. I heard Peter Drucker’s quote a thousand times, but I didn’t really believe it. Then everything changed… Continue reading 5 Ways Bad Leaders Wreck Their Culture
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?
In today’s fast-paced, content-saturated world, who you choose to follow is massively important to your development as a leader. Continue reading 14 Influencers Who Will Help You Be a Better Leader
We’ve all done it. You set the alarm for 6:00 AM with grand aspirations to get up and workout like a Navy Seal before eating a healthy breakfast and cracking on with your day.
Then the alarm goes off, it’s dark and cold outside, you’re tired – and those good intentions simply evaporate. Continue reading Why You Should Start Your Day at 9PM