GOING ALONG WITH THE WAY THINGS ARE MAY GET YOU BY, BUT IT WON’T PUT MUCH HOP IN YOUR GET-ALONG. The world – especially business – is designed as a haven for sameness, perhaps even a refuge for mediocrity. That’s because all of us are conditioned to be afraid of being different. By design, the world [...]
Entries Tagged as 'business leadership'
October 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Business Management
October 6th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership
EFFECTIVE LEADERS SET THE WAY — BUT ALLOW OTHERS TO LEAD THE WAY. Too much is made out of what it takes to be an effective leader. It’s like leadership is this preternatural faculty that only a few have the aptitude to grasp; but that’s silly. The truth is that leadership is one of the [...]
September 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership
Observing how others manage or mismanage a crisis is a great way to learn what you should or should not do when you face challenges in your career. Successful leaders and entrepreneurs will often proudly boast that they learned their business prowess in the “school of hard knocks.” The metaphor suggests that, despite failures, being [...]