A Courageous Leader Does What’s Necessary

In this series, we proposed that being courageous is an essential characteristic of leaders. We covered the importance of facing reality and speaking the truth. However, possibly the most difficult task of them all is to actually do what must be done. Courageous leaders take action! Too often we slip into thinking someone else will…


A Courageous Leader Speaks the Truth

It’s certainly not easy for leaders to stand up and speak their mind, especially when the prevailing opinion is the exact opposite. Just as it takes a spark to light a fire, the leader can be the spark to light the fire of truth. Let’s be clear, the fire of truth is not ultimately destructive….


Top 4 Questions for Organizational Attractiveness

Over the last few blog posts we have discussed what makes an organization attractive to future team members. We’ve reminded you of the importance of your organizational traits and how those distinct characteristics can appeal to the job seeker whose values align with your own. We’ve pointed out ways to be aware of, build, and…


Team Benefits – More than a “Package”

Gone are the days of “jobs that just pay the bills.” Aren’t all jobs there to pay the bills? Yes, technically, that is their most important function, but nowadays they mean so much more than just a paycheck. They are careers. They give our lives purpose. They are about pursuing a passion. For many, they…


Cultivating Organizational Culture

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that a successful organization is made of people who want to come to work every day, can measure their successes and are committed to the organization. We propose this comes from a workplace environment. Simply put, culture helps people enjoy their work. People who enjoy their work…