Jim Haudan — October 12, 2018 Follow @jhaudan — October 12, 2018 RoyalAnwar / Pixabay If you think the marketing world is trying to pull one over on you today, then you need to pull up some old school ads. Boy oh boy, we were blind to the fact that folks were trying to sell … Continue reading Becoming a Better Leader Begins by Identifying Your Blind Spots
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?
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
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
Rick Lepsinger — September 18, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — September 18, 2018 PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay While it may seem like common sense to point out that listening skills are important in the workplace, many leaders do not make enough of an effort to use their active listening skills. According to some studies, the average manager … Continue reading Ways Active Listening Can Improve Your Leadership
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
Gary Harpst — August 9, 2018 — August 9, 2018 For most organizations executing strategy is one of the biggest problems in business. Recent research on What Employees Say Drives Engagement and Performance found that employees rated Execution Management as the third hardest business practice to implement. Almost every CEO can relate (with emotion) the … Continue reading Execution – The Hardest Part of Strategy
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?
Richard Nongard — August 3, 2018 Follow @nongard1 — August 3, 2018 By the time I reached age forty, I had never really traveled too far outside of the United States. As a kid living in South Texas my parents used to take me across the border into Mexico to do shopping, and once on … Continue reading 5 Ways World Travel Will Transform Your Leadership Skills
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!