Three Things You Can Do While Your Hair is On Fire

Three Things You Can Do While Your Hair is On Fire

Well, your hair is on fire and your team members are looking for a steady hand and guidance for what’s next. Rather than standing there patting your head to put out the flames, here are three things you can do now to strengthen their ability to deliver.  After talking...
Chaos & Building High Performing Teams

Chaos & Building High Performing Teams

If you are like many, you have laid off or furloughed a portion or all of your staff. You’ve pared down your team while you are taking the time to watch how your market is changing and to decide what’s next; it isn’t easy.    Right now is the time to get real clarity...
12 Things to Look For In a New Employee

12 Things to Look For In a New Employee

When asked what they are looking for in a new employee, most people respond with a few skills and a personality trait or two. At most, they are looking for five things.   Truthfully, if those looking for these few skills and traits actually assessed each candidate...
5 Critical Roles You Need On Your Hiring Team

5 Critical Roles You Need On Your Hiring Team

A very common mistake business leaders make is you don’t involve enough people and the right people in the hiring process.   Partly this mistake is driven by the need to hire fast and, a smaller team definitely moves more quickly. But at what cost? Moving fast and...
Are you kidding yourself? Most leaders are.

Are you kidding yourself? Most leaders are.

Evidence You Are Kidding Yourself Your customers and employees see through the BS and are less engaged than they could be. You are being reactive with your team – always having to tell them what to do and how to solve problems. People joining your team soon feel...
The Power of the 2-Foot Rule

The Power of the 2-Foot Rule

The 2-Foot Rule Anyone that cannot provide value in a meeting or group, gets up, uses their two feet, and leaves. The only response from the group is oriented on gratitude for the potential of a greater outcome. No fan fair when leaving. No judgment for leaving. Just...