Monthly Archives: April 2017


It’s Not Fair! Three Ways to Combat Unfairness (Managerial Courage)

“But it’s not fair!” Have you ever heard that from someone on your staff or from a frustrated colleague? At one time or another, everyone...

Is Substance for Suckers? Expertise, Skills, and the Successful Leader

Back in August, I wrote an article on leadership lessons from Donald Trump. At the time, the GOP Convention was about to begin at...

PODCAST #022: The Best Way to Fire Someone If Necessary | David Dye and...

In this episode, we're going to talk about how managers can get results without losing their souls with our two guests, David Dye and Karin Hurt. Karin is a former Verizon executive and David is a former nonprofit executive. They are both now leadership consultants, speakers, and authors. Karin runs a blog called 'Let’s Grow Leaders.' And you have probably read David's work on Huffington Post, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur. Their new book is 'Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul.'

The Best Investment Advice You’ll Ever Receive: An Interview With Leland Faust

You want to be investing, because that's what pays off in the long term.

How to be Fully Engaged in Conversations (Communication)

If you have the ability to be fully engaged during a conversation then you will be able move from communicating to connecting with the...
Dov Baron advice on getting top talent fighting to stay with you!

Getting Top Talent Fighting to Stay With You

What does it take to be a successful leader in today’s changing business landscape? What does it take to not only keep your top...

PODCAST #021: You Should Lead Every Meeting For These 3 Outcomes | Paul Axtell

In this episode, we're going to talk about how to lead great meetings with our guest, Paul Axtell. He consults with a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to universities and government agencies. He is known for his expertise in how to run effective and productive meetings. His new book is 'Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations.'

You Can’t Motivate With Carrots & Sticks, Says Yale Psychologist

I think probably the most important communication skill is around active listening because we all want to be heard.
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