• Is Your Employee Ready To Be A Manager?
    HBR - Oct 19
    You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential? Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Thunderbird Way: Five Principles Of Success
    Switch & Shift - Jun 29
    Across the years, one profession has remained at the top of every prestige or respect poll:military officer. The Harris Poll recently reiterated 78% of Americans see Military Officer as a Prestigious Occupation. This... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Results In 100 Days: No Honeymoon For New Executives
    CEO.com - Jun 23
    With corporations getting more aggressive about fast-tracking executives and boards expecting early results, the honeymoon period for new hires is more myth than reality. Seasoned executives are especially vulnerable during... Read »
    1 year ago
  • People Favor Naturals Over Strivers– Even...
    HBR - May 19
    Our society is deeply conflicted about the source of excellence. On one hand, we are fascinated with child prodigies, portraying them as wonders of nature. On the other hand, we love a good “overcoming adversity” story,... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Six Tips To Successfully Manage Teams
    Switch & Shift - Apr 18
    Managing a team is a rewarding task that offers unique benefits and challenges. What follows are six ways to ensure you are successful at managing any kind of team. Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Sopping-Wet Supervisor: A Leadership Story
    Forbes - Jan 26
    I saw the clouds turning ominously dark through my office window and thought “I’d better get going, before it starts pouring.” It was five o’clock on the dot. I liked to stick around at work after five and take care... Read »
    2 years ago
  • The Most Damaging Thing An Employer Can Say To An...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 19
    There's one thing a manager should never say to an employee: you will not move up here. Even companies that aren't growing fast can help to define someone's career path and help them grow into what they want to become,... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Untapped Potential Is A Leader’s Dream
    Switch & Shift - Jan 13
    How do you recognize untapped potential, and then tap it? What if you were an athletic coach sitting in your office just before the school year started? A single-mom called you and said her son would like to play... Read »
    2 years ago
  • To Avoid A Legacy Of Bad Leadership, Do This
    Forbes - Dec 30
    Everyone has had a coach, whether in sports, classrooms, lessons, or the workplace. What many don’t realize is that coaches impact much more than an individual’s performance. They influence the way their trainees coach... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Training Millennial Employees
    Forbes - Oct 28
    Millennials now hold one in every three American jobs, and with this new wave of workers comes a new philosophy for training them. As they take over positions from Gen X, businesses find themselves adapting their training... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Five Ways To Improve Employee Engagement With Your...
    CEO.com - Oct 26
    Likely, your company has spent a lot of time and money building a brand that connects with customers. But have you invested enough in brand engagement with your own employees? Your employees bring the brand to life... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Successful CEOs And Failure-to-Launch Children:...
    CEO.com - Aug 14
    Failure-to-launch syndrome is the inability of a young adult to leave home and become independent and self-reliant. This is an ever-increasing issue; more specifically, this syndrome can be linked to the children of... Read »
    2 years ago
  • That Time I Totally Screwed Up My Employee Training
    CEO.com - Jul 29
    A few years ago, I was consulting for a big software company in a key role for the R&D team. We started to use a new software application and the software vendor offered an additional opportunity to invest in employee... Read »
    2 years ago
  • How To Train Your Clients So You Can Have A Life
    Fast Company - Mar 3
    It's hard to draw the line between your professional and personal life when your clients require you to be on call 24/7. Here's how to keep your sanity--and your clients, too. Read »
    3 years ago
  • 5 Things Every Business Owner Should Do Now
    Fox Business - Feb 3
    To stay on top of the latest trends and improve your business this year, Hunter Hoffmann, head of U.S. communications at small business insurer Hiscox, recommended taking these five steps right now: Read »
    4 years ago