Practical Leadership Advice for Managers and Leaders

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

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

How to Build Business Acumen to Crush Your Competition

Business acumen is a critical leadership skill, allowing you to make informed decisions that give you a competitive advantage. Organizations thrive when their leaders grasp the financial impact of every decision. Business acumen is the understanding of how the business operates, makes money, and grows profitably. It is a skill that everyone in your organization… read more