Author Archives: Katie Fritchen

How You Are Killing Accountability On Your Team (And What To Do To Fix It)

Is your management style inadvertently killing accountability? Have you found yourself wondering why more people on your team aren’t taking personal responsibility for achieving objectives? Do you wish your people would hold themselves accountable for the quality of their work and productivity of their time? Some leaders assume this lack of personal investment and drive… read more

How Innovative Leaders Foster Team Innovation

3 Key Skills to Innovative Leadership Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said, “He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution that justifiably rejects progress is the cemetery.” We are creating change more rapidly as a society, and people are open to change now more than ever. The reason… read more

How to Develop a Customer Focused Business Strategy

When implemented correctly, customer focused business strategy has great potential to dramatically improve your bottom-line. Your team must do more than simply meet expectations in a competitive marketplace. You must create a customer experience that propels your business forward. There are three essential values in a customer focused business strategy that excellent leaders consistently manage… read more

How to Craft a Vision That Will Ignite Employee Loyalty

Employee loyalty doesn’t happen by signing a paycheck; it must be ignited by a compelling vision. Your responsibility as a leader is to develop employee loyalty by making sure you have the right people on your team, engaging them, and nurturing their growth. You spend a lot of time and financial resources on hiring, training… read more

Your Workplace Relationships Can Make You A Great Leader

Developing positive workplace relationships influences your success as a leader. Business leaders and managers who develop positive workplace relationships through networking, collaboration, and conflict management are much more likely to succeed. The aim is building relationships that inspire and drive people to achieve a common goal. To build and maintain positive relationships, leaders must be… read more

3 Leadership Skills That Encourage A Culture Of Excellence

Encourage a culture of excellence in your organization through empowered delegation, coaching, and rewarding. Leonardo da Vinci began his journey to becoming a master painter as an apprentice. In the workshop of the Italian master artist, Andrea del Verrocchio, Da Vinci learned a range of technical skills that many today would not consider part of… read more

5 Reasons You Need To Improve Employee Engagement Now

Improve employee engagement now and enjoy the benefits of a more productive, collaborative, and effective workforce. You may have heard that there is an employee engagement crisis in the workforce—only 13% of employees are engaged worldwide. But what makes a lack of employee engagement a crisis? Why should you invest your limited resources to improve… read more

The 3 Secrets to Leadership Vision Success

Apply these 3 skills to define and execute your leadership vision. Executing leadership vision may be among the toughest core competencies for leaders to develop. To successfully execute your leadership vision, you must be able to define the vision, strategy, and tactical plan for your organization, and then effectively communicate it to your team in… read more

5 Steps to Becoming an Innovative Leader

Become an innovative leader to influence your team and organization’s growth for the future. Innovative leadership is a necessary leadership skill in today’s fast-growing market. Your organization can not afford to languish in the mindset of doing business the way you have always done it. Take these five simple, yet sometimes difficult, steps to becoming… read more