Amanda Abella — August 7, 2017 — August 7, 2017 skeeze / Pixabay One of the most common issues I see with coaching clients is an inability to trust themselves in business. If you don’t trust yourself, chances are you’re fumbling during sales calls, overthinking even the smallest things and not living up to your … Continue reading 4 Tips for Learning How to Trust Yourself in Business
Candis Roussel — August 2, 2017 — August 2, 2017 We’ve said it before but we can’t emphasize it enough: today’s marketplace is in the midst of a fundamental change. How people find and select professional services is being transformed by technology, and that means the way firms promote and sell their services has to … Continue reading 7 Reasons Every Firm Needs Thought Leaders
Paul Keijzer — July 31, 2017 Follow @Paul_Keijzer — July 31, 2017 During my interactions with executives in an attempt to understand their organizational culture better I’ve often inquired what they believe is the core requirement in driving excellence. Unsurprisingly, the responses are pretty unanimous whereby most believe performance and operational excellence is driven by … Continue reading The Role of Leadership in Driving Excellence
Natalie Eisele — July 20, 2017 — July 20, 2017 Free-Photos / Pixabay Only 21% of employees in the U.S. agree that “their performance is managed in a way that motivates them to do outstanding work,” according to a Gallup poll. That means 79% of people in the workplace feel that leadership does not do … Continue reading Every Leader Should Have These Attributes
Jacob Baadsgaard — July 10, 2017 Follow @jakebaadsgaard — July 10, 2017 ElisaRiva / Pixabay Ever feel like you’re on one of those runaway trains in the movies? The bad guy has disabled the brakes and the train just seems to hurtle faster and faster towards impending doom? Whether you’re a business owner or minimum-wage … Continue reading Managing Expectations: Are You Headed for Disaster?
Darleen DeRosa — June 19, 2017 Follow @onpoint_llc— June 19, 2017 We’ve all encountered people who can’t admit their mistakes or who genuinely seem to believe they can do no wrong. Working with these individuals can be challenging, as their behavior likely stems from a fatal leadership flaw: A lack of self-awareness. Researchers increasingly are … Continue reading The Fatal Flaw That Hinders Leadership Development
David Kiger — May 12, 2017 Follow @davidkiger— May 12, 2017 When it comes to leadership traits among CEOs, there are universal strengths, like good communication skills, honesty, inclusiveness, respecting others and having a strong work ethic. Just as those qualities can help a CEO’s path to success, other elements can derail it. No one … Continue reading Negative Leadership Traits Can Derail CEO Career Paths
Darleen DeRosa — April 26, 2017 Follow @onpoint_llc— April 26, 2017 When it comes to training future leaders, it’s important to use multiple approaches. The average attention span is shorter than it was even a decade ago, and employees have come to expect training to be on their terms. This is especially true among Millennials, … Continue reading Mixing It Up: Which Leadership Training Formats Work Best?
Robert Gloer — April 6, 2017 Follow @IOUFinancial— April 6, 2017 If you’ve ever had a bad experience applying for a bank loan, you understand how demeaning it can feel to be turned down. Regulation and low-interest rates have made it tougher for banks to lend to small business. The tight-fistedness of the banks after … Continue reading 9 Things That Separate Good Business Lenders from Bad Ones
Wendy Marx — April 1, 2017 Follow @wendymarx— April 1, 2017 People will often call us for our PR services because they have the goal of becoming thought leaders. Thought leadership is one of those terms that is liberally sprinkled about but often lacks a clear definition. I thought I’d use this blog post to … Continue reading What Is Thought Leadership and How to Attain It