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All-Hands Meetings: Friend or Foe?

Posted on March 27th, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership. Comments Off on All-Hands Meetings: Friend or Foe?

The last thing we need are more meetings, but having a company-wide gathering will allow you to make sure that everyone is marching toward the same goals.

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I admit it, all-hands meetings are a tough one, especially if you’ve got a larger small business. At my company, VerticalResponse, we were once split between two floors in … Read More »

Ken Blanchard on How Great Leaders Grow

Posted on March 20th, by Lougie in Leadership. Comments Off on Ken Blanchard on How Great Leaders Grow

I recently caught up with Ken Blanchard, who is the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. He is the author or coauthor of 50 books that have sold more than 20 million copies, including the iconic One Minute Manager®. His latest book is called Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life. In … Read More »

How to Determine What Type of Leader You Are?

Posted on October 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership. Comments Off on How to Determine What Type of Leader You Are?

According to Harvard Business School, the most important and telling question to ask a leader is whom do you serve? Yourself? Your team? Society?

The answer reveals more about leaders than knowing their personality traits. Transactional leaders, the most common type of leader, who exchange benefits with their “subordinates and demands a sense of duty with … Read More »

How to Make High-Risk Decisions

Posted on May 5th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search. Comments Off on How to Make High-Risk Decisions

Most people think they’ll never have to make high-risk decisions, mistakenly thinking that’s why leaders are paid the big bucks. While it’s true that business and political leaders have high-risk decisions in their job description, that doesn’t mean it’s their sole domain.

Whether it’s work related or about health, education, family business, or more personal matters, … Read More »