Practical Leadership Advice for Managers and Leaders

Blue Ocean Strategy: How To Create Uncontested Market Space And Make The Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy: How To Create Uncontested Market Space And Make The Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne Taken from Amazon.com: Since the dawn of the industrial age, companies have engaged in head-to-head competition in search of sustained, profitable growth. They have fought for competitive advantage, battled over market share, and struggled… read more

Looking Inward to See Outward: The 4 Keys to Personal Growth

Looking Inward to See Outward: The 4 Keys to Personal Growth Leadership is, by definition, a role that looks outward. It’s unique in that much effort is spent evaluating the performance of everyone except ourselves. Yet, what happens when the “leadership lens” with which we use to look outward becomes covered in a thick layer… read more

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 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