Gregg Gregory

Leaders Play a Major Role for the Employee

By Gregg Gregory Think of the best boss you have ever had in your adult work life. Now what are the top three reasons you said this is your best boss? If you are like many you answered with statements like: Lead by example Encouraged everyone Rewarded fairly Held me accountable Empowered me Now either […]

Joelle K. Jay

Become a Better Leader: Commit to Continuous Learning

By Joelle K. Jay, Ph.D. In order to excel in your work, in your life, or as a leader, you need to commit to continuous learning. Many leaders know this, but many more are missing the opportunities for powerful learning that could really help them get ahead on their goals. Leaders are encouraged to learn […]

Glenn Gutek

Prepare Yourself for the Challenge of Change

By Glenn Gutek Leaders are change agents.  It is impossible to lead people into an unknown future without knowing how to successfully introduce change.  It has been said that the one constant in life is change, but why must it be so often, so soon? There are some personalities that avoid change the way an […]

Pat Heydlauff

How to Communicate Your Business Objectives

By Pat Heydlauff According to Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, “Great leaders are great communicators. It’s not a matter of memorizing and repeating the right words, but of developing the ability to speak directly to other people’s spirits.” He believes that money does not go to businesses with the best products or […]

Susan Kruger

Study Skills Resolve Half of Caseloads, According to School Psychologists

By Susan Kruger Our first home as young newlyweds was a small bungalow built in 1942.  We purchased the house in the month of August, many months before we discovered the drafty windows.  As the Michigan winter rushed in, it literally rushed right through our house.  Day after day.  Month after month.  Winter after winter. […]

Pat Heydlauff

The Engaged Workforce: Who is Responsible?

By Pat Heydlauff Walt Disney once said, “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” He understood perfectly whose responsibility engagement was – it was his. He was a hands-on leader, personally involved and engaged with his workforce. Engagement […]

Esther Francis Joseph

The 3 A’s: Ingredients for a Peaceful Office Life

By Esther Francis Joseph With many different personality types in an office setting, the workplace can either be a pleasant place to be or hostile territory. A lot depends on the dynamics and interactions between personnel. When a coworker has done something inappropriate in their role as a manager or as an employee, destructive emotions […]

Nathan Jamail

Hire Fast, Fire Faster: Keep the Right Players on Your Team

By Nathan Jamail There is an old but true saying, “the best candidate doesn’t always get the job.”  If you have ever made a bad hiring decision, don’t worry you are in good company.  All leaders and managers select bad hires even if they don’t know it.  The difference is, really great leaders recognize their […]

Amy Showalter

The Curse of the Passionista: How to Make Your Passion Work For, Not Against You

By Amy Showalter One of the most old-fashioned and overrated pieces of advice for any influencer is to “be passionate” about your cause. Some consider it the answer to all influence challenges, as if passion is 90% of successful persuasion.  If that were true, everyone would get what they want by showing some passion. But […]

Eileen McDargh

Workout Wisdom For The Workplace

By Eileen McDargh The dictionary defines workout as a “physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something.” Sounds just like our workplaces where effort is expended to provide either a product or a service.  Look closer at a gym and one can learn seven lessons in leading self as […]