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The Secret Weapon Known to All Successful Leaders

October 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

Anyone can be calm before the storm. The trick is to be calm during the storm. There are many diverse talents a person in a position of leadership needs to be successful. Any search for the “qualities of leadership” will consistently uncover terms such as visionary, integrity, inspiring, innovative and confident. When looking for the [...]

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The Prerequisite for Leadership is the Willingness to be Alone in the Future

September 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

The essence of successful leadership is the ability to scout out the future and find the best path to reach it. We can all recall the stories and vivid imagery of the early 19th century “wagon trains” that carried Americans looking for a brighter future into the great unknown of the American west. Those brave [...]

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Create an Incentive Plan That Delivers More Than it Promises

June 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Employee compensation

I do believe that the concept of sharing value with those who create it is by far the most effective way to motivate fellow employees. However, fair and effective compensation plans must be properly structured, implemented and supported. Here are the steps I recommend:

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