Making Core Values Stick

I was recently asked: how do you make core values stick? The friend who asked had worked for companies that erroneously claimed they had core values. In those places, the core values are nice words on the wall but don’t really drive culture. In those places, there are daily examples of people working against or…

Five Tips on How to Manage Dysfunctional Teams

How To Manage Dysfunctional Teams Are you having a problem with how to address and manage a dysfunctional team? Believe it or not, you’re not alone! It’s a common problem for many businesses. Entreprenuer.com even reports that managing people is often the single hardest part of a leader’s job because “people are what make or…

A Leader’s Greatest Challenge: Time Management

If there is one invention that could change the way leaders operate, but has yet to be developed (that we know of), it is the time machine. Consider what you could do with all the time in the world! You could take sky-diving lessons, learn two foreign languages, watch all the Marvel movies back-to-back. Or,…

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….

Six Questions That Will Help You Create Achievable Business Goals

When creating your strategic plan, it’s important to include goals that you can work towards. In a lot of ways, goals are like turning points in your business. When a goal is met, it means you’ve reached a new height in your business, which sometimes requires important decisions and actions to be taken to grow…