Leadership Lessons from Jeff Bezos

Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. But in 1995, when the company launched, it was an online book retailer. The key to Amazon's success? Founder Jeff Bezos. His unique managing style has spurred company evolution and innovation since its birth.

Is Leadership Really About This?

I was stunned reading an article in Fast Company:  Five CEOs On The Skills It Takes To Land The Corner Office. The skills they identified were: ...

Thinking What to Get Your Favorite Small Business Owner? Top 5 Last Minute Gift...

Gifting business people, whether they’re avid entrepreneurs, managers or company owners, can be extremely challenging. Gift baskets are overrated, and then there are expensive...

4 Important Keys to Being a Powerful Business Leader

Leadership is one of the most critically important roles and skills in business. But it's also somewhat difficult to define exactly what makes a...

A Sense of Desperation

We are all going to experience failure and disappointment in our lives. The key to success, including in business, is reacting the right way. We all need that sense of desperation, that driving motivation to do whatever it takes to make it. We need to feel a little uncomfortable and use that as a spur.

Be an Adaptive Business Leader

Seek out a roundtable organization if you can, to find a group of fellow executives ready to share and solve your problems of the month, or share theirs with you to better inform you of those you might otherwise miss in your management life.

The Secret to Putting Your Best Foot Forward

How do you perform at your best? How do you start and finish your day with an attitude that looks forward to the next...

3 Qualities of a Great Leader

There are lots of ways to measure a great leader. Here are three that should resonate with you as leader and with those who follow you.

What Army Training Taught Me About Great Leaders

Generally speaking I’ve worked with 3 types of leaders in my life. Interestingly, I met the prototypes of each of them when I went...

I Never Make a Mistake

Sometimes, to make a point, I like to make a bold statement that on its surface seems controversial, foolish or nonsensical. The intent is...

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