A Courageous Leader Faces Reality

People who don’t like facing bad news or problems have, for a long time, been compared to an ostrich that buries its head in the ground. (Fun Fact: This is a myth! Ostriches dig holes for their eggs and either run away or drop to the ground when they sense danger.) But even if it’s…


How To Be A Courageous Leader

Many leaders unknowingly seek what the Cowardly Lion did in the Wizard of Oz: Courage. Courage. It sounds like such a simple thing—a kindergartner thing. After all, we learn that kind of stuff as a kid, don’t we? To stand up for what is right, to protect the weak and innocent—it’s what heroes are made…


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…

Building Up Your Reputation

Benjamin Franklin included the topic of reputation among his wise words. “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” In the business world, reputation is everything. Like it or not, reputation is how an organization is seen or judged by others. Given the advances in…