LEADERSHIP

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How the word ‘Friday’ changed when I became a business owner

Every time I hear the song Everybody's workin' for the weekend by Loverboy, I am brought back to the early 1990s, when the local radio

It’s nothing to repeat your vision 100 times

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable

Giving honest, immediate feedback is a leader’s first job

What’s one behavior that I consistently see in great leaders? They consistently give great feedback, both good and bad, to those around

Great leaders are open to hearing feedback

I once worked for a CEO named Bob Baker who was a terrific leader. He was great about providing feedback – immediate, focused, balanced,

You can’t have it all (under control)

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~William Arthur Ward One of the

You can’t have it all (under control)

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~William Arthur Ward One of the

Leadership Diagnostic Tool: How do you rate?

So you think you are a pretty good leader, do you? You might be. But as we’ve seen, you may not be as good a leader as you think you are.

Make sure your mission makes it to the frontline

If you have gone to Walgreens recently, your cashier should have said to you, “Thank you … and be well.” I remember the first time a

RED HOT small business trends for 2013

I’m excited about the new year. Some economists say 2013 will be great for business, technology is doing some cool things too and let's not

5 business leaders who know how to influence people

There are all kinds of leaders out there. Some are women, some are men, some are refined, some are not -- but what they all have in common