The Best Advice I Can Give You Today

It’s the end of August, the end of summer. Four full months left in the calendar year. 120 days. Are you ready for the final push of the year? Is your team?

I want to share this week the advice that I give to my clients at this time of year. Here goes:

calendarReduce your pain

First, identify all the things that make you, as the leader, ...

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Dealing with deadbeats, downers and jerks at work

I had two thoughts the other day when I was driving. One came when I was listening to the song “Clocks” by Coldplay. The lyrics include:

“Am I a part of the cure? Or am I part of the disease?”

The second was about the 1979 movie “Animal House,” one of the biggest money-making comedies of all time.

The movie follows the efforts of Dean Wormer, played by John Vernon, and his plan to rid Farber College of Delta Tau Chi, or Delta ...

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What leaders need to learn and do to be effective

I’ve heard many individuals bemoan and complain about a lack of leadership at their place of employment. Not every person in a leadership role is truly a leader, whatever title they may hold. Leaders are not born, but can be developed. Many individuals born into humble means have risen to significant positions in business, government, academia and other fields of endeavor by taking the time to learn how to lead and then applying the lessons they learned.

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Is Your Company Primed For Growth?

Many business owners, CEOs and entrepreneurs say that they want to increase revenues and profits, but how ready are their organizations really?

Growing anything requires much more than making a wish; it requires a multifaceted plan. Resources need to be allocated to fund the increase in expenditures that growing a concern requires.

Consider these thoughts before you decide to increase the sales and client base of any organization.

To grow requires a change in mindset to an external focus. Basic systems have to ...

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