Leadership is Earned – Not Awarded

Leadership is Earned – Not Awarded

Respect, trust and loyalty are earned over time.  We have heard this many times before.  And then in walks the new boss and within the first few months it becomes very apparent that he or she did not read the manual. Frankly, it never ceases to amaze me that this...
Good Decision-Making – Part 2

Good Decision-Making – Part 2

In my last posting, we explored the business of decision-making.  Great leaders know how to make decisions logically and in a timely manner. In post #1, I suggested that good decision making requires: Solid research A good evaluation of all the options Decisiveness A...
Good Decision-Making – Part 1

Good Decision-Making – Part 1

Good decision-making skills are in my top 5 list of the most important leadership qualities. If you ask a group of employees about what they look for in a good leader, you will get many answers.  Most certainly, the ability to make good decisions, will rank up there....