Category Archives: Leadership Skills

Why Are Some Companies and Leaders More Adaptable to Change?

Rick Lepsinger — October 11, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — October 11, 2018 Monsterkoi / Pixabay Change is difficult, even for some of the most successful companies in the world. With massive technological developments disrupting long-established industries, the average company isn’t lasting as long as they did in the past. A 2017 study by Credit Suisse … Continue reading Why Are Some Companies and Leaders More Adaptable to Change?

A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Daniel Burrus — September 26, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — September 26, 2018 AI and cognitive computing have grabbed headlines. Yet, anticipatory leaders know that the elevation of cognitive performance among teams is key to maximize results. Leaders need to help their teams of professionals improve how they envision opportunities, manage downside risks and achieve greater … Continue reading A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

How Leadership Improves Employee Retention

Rick Goodman — September 25, 2018 Follow @DrRickGoodman — September 25, 2018 hamonazaryan1 / Pixabay Here’s a not-so-secret fact about workplace teams: Employees don’t actually want to work for a pushover. They certainly don’t want to work for someone who lacks values or directions. No, employees crave structure, integrity, vision—in a word, what they want … Continue reading How Leadership Improves Employee Retention

Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action

Julie Winkle Giulioni — September 18, 2018 Follow @julie_wg — September 18, 2018 Mindfulness continues to garner significant attention in business. And it makes sense. When companies like Google, Apple, McKinsey, Intel, and General Mills all focus in a particular direction, others will naturally follow—especially when research paints such a compelling picture of the possible … Continue reading Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action

Is it Possible for Anyone to be a Leader?

Rick Lepsinger — August 8, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — August 8, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay Today’s organizations understand the value of leadership. Every year, companies invest billions of dollars on leadership training to identify, prepare, and develop effective leaders. With so much emphasis on leadership, it’s worth taking a step back to reassess why leaders … Continue reading Is it Possible for Anyone to be a Leader?

We Have To Have The Courage To Let Our People Do Their Jobs!

Dave Brock — August 1, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — August 1, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay Too often, as managers, we get in the way of our people doing their jobs–either purposefully/intrusively, accidentally, being well-intentioned, or through inattention. Whichever way this manifests itself, it stands in the way of us doing our jobs–that is to maximize … Continue reading We Have To Have The Courage To Let Our People Do Their Jobs!