Deborah Sweeney — November 1, 2018 Follow @MyCorporation — November 1, 2018 From manager to creative, small business owners are used to wearing a lot of different hats with their startups. Balancing out the role means being able to act as a leader and that requires certain skills. Every leader may be different, but they … Continue reading 5 Essential Leadership Skills Every Business Owner Needs
JoAnn Corley — October 26, 2018 Follow @joann corley — October 26, 2018 I don’t think so and here’s why… I always appreciate a fellow writer’s attempt to inform and very much appreciate business publications such as Forbes. And yet, I was very disappointed to read an article that yet again tries to make elementary … Continue reading Is It Useful to Attempt Distinctions Between Leadership & Management?
Darleen DeRosa — October 24, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — October 24, 2018 Today’s ideal leadership candidates are not necessarily employees with the most experience or expertise. One of the key differentiators among top leaders is leadership agility, or the ability to balance multiple challenges. Agile leaders help companies foster connections, help people achieve peak performance, … Continue reading The 3 Most Critical Capabilities of Agile Leaders
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