The Leadership Traits of Recession-Proof Leaders – Part 2

The Leadership Traits of Recession-Proof Leaders – Part 2  (click her for Part 1)
Phase 1   Begin with YOU

Take this issue seriously, very seriously.  Become informed about what your employees are going through.  Understand the nature of the challenge you face as the leader of distressed employees and the impact of this on their productivity and […]

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Building Spirited Business Teams Part 5

Make Profitable Decisions

In the first four articles of this series of seven, I put forward a proposition that there are two types of business teams.  Teams with spirit and teams without spirit.  Business teams with spirit are winners.  Teams without spirit are losers.  Athletics provide a helpful illustration of the way in which I use […]

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Building Business Teams Part 4

In the first three articles of this series of seven, I put forward a proposition that there are two types of business teams.  Teams that have spirit and teams that don’t.  Business teams with spirit are winners.  Teams without spirit are losers.   The previous three articles each addressed one of the seven characteristics of winning […]

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The Leadership Traits of Recession-Proof Leaders

Leadership Traits of Recession-Proof-Leaders – Part 1

The sudden and unprecedented financial meltdown of 2008 has left its mark on the psyche of the nation. Millions of people are showing physical, emotional and behavioral signs of shock. Employees are coming to work with huge levels of anxiety and fear, they have seen their neighbors, colleagues, […]

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Leadership Trait to Avoid: Letting Your Ego Conduct the Meeting

Ego Taking Control

So there I am in a meeting room with George and five members of his team.  George had invited me to sit in on a meeting and evaluate what was happening.  He said that the team was stuck; that they were completely unable to pull in the same direction.  As their […]

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