Setting the Standard of Excellence: Each and every day, we make choices. Many of these choices seem relatively mundane at the time. For example, consider the following decision that happens just about every day in the lives of millions of people. – “Do I want to eat a salad or a cheeseburger for lunch”.
Praise is high-octane fuel for your team! You team works hard each and every day to meet their goals and objectives set forth for them. At times, you team operates like a well-oiled machine, firing on all cylinders and never missing a beat. Each and every presentation and meeting feels better than the one
Teamwork makes the dream work! Henry Ford, founder of The Ford Motor Company is largely regarded as one of the most innovative individuals our country has ever produced. His implementation of the assembly line for car manufacturing, not only created wealth and prosperity for his company, it also did something else – it democratized
Challenge Yourself: It’s pretty easy to get comfortable, isn’t it? Be it at work, or in our personal lives, we as human beings generally choose to take the path of least resistance. Why wouldn’t we, right? We have the ability to create scenarios, situations and processes in our life that make our day “easier”.
The Future of Work: On a crisp fall day in 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a speech at the University of Pennsylvania. This was before the United States entered the Second World War and tensions were high as the world watched the rise of the Nazi Germany. It was a very powerful speech
If you are going to be a leader, you better be "walking the walk"... In the Leadership Challenge, the VERY first behavior is all about setting an example: Behavior #1. I set a personal example of what I expect of others. I am sure that you have heard the old saying… “If you are gonna
The fifth and final Practice of Exemplary Leadership through the Leadership Challenge is Encourage the Heart. As a leader you know that accomplishing extraordinary things in organizations is hard work. In order to keep hope and determination alive, you must recognize contributions that individuals make. In every winning team and within every great organization,