Leadership

Cultivating System-Wide Accountability

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford As a leader, a strong sense of personal accountability is a must. A primary component of leadership is the ability to influence and garner respect with those you lead. Without accountability, a leader cannot build the trust necessary to achieve […]

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Addressing Personnel Problems in Your Business

“You’re only as good as the people you hire.” – Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s Leaders are often faced with tough decisions, some of the hardest being the letting go of personnel. But as a business leader, you are responsible for cultivating a quality culture within your company. And sometimes there are people internally that […]

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The Importance of Showing Gratitude

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F Kennedy As we enter the holiday season the thought of thankfulness and gratitude lingers in many people’s mind. And even during the rest of the year, most people are […]

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How to Ask the Right Questions

“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” -Albert Einstein It is known that one of the most essential elements in business and leadership is communication, but there is often an underrated but hugely important aspect of communication: questioning. In business anyway, we typically are not trained to […]

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The First Two Steps in Building a Winning Culture

“Regardless of what people say they value or believe, what actually shows up in their behavior is the best indication of the true culture.” – David Friedman Creating and maintaining a strong company culture is perhaps one of the best ways to accelerate performance. Upcoming Vistage event speaker, author and former CEO, David Friedman, is […]

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