LETTING GO OF THE OLD – By Your Life
If you want to grow personally, if you want your company to grow, you must let go of the old to make way for the new. This is hard when it means confronting our egos and our strongly held beliefs.
EARNING TRUST – By Your Life
All companies should aspire to be trusted. All people should aspire to be trusted, because great teams are built on trust. But, in order to be trusted, you must be trustworthy.
A LIGHT FOR THE BLIND – By Your Life
Beware of pointing out other’s wrong behavior as a justification for your own. You’re pointing to the splinter in the other person’s eye when you’ve got a wooden beam in your own.
HONORING THE HONORABLE – By Your Life
Companies that fail because their leaders fail make the headlines. Ethical leaders who run profitable companies are not newsworthy, but they exist.
WHICH CAME FIRST – By Your Life
Is your future a function of what you do now, or is what you do now a function of how you view your future? It is a little of both, so how do we enter this “chicken and egg” causality dilemma to affect change if we are dissatisfied?
NOT A TRUTH, THE TRUTH – By Your Life
Great leaders know that no one has all the information, can see a situation from all perspectives, nor has all the answers. Acknowledging this is not a sign of weakness. It is a sign of strength.
From Suffering to Success
In our capitalistic society, it is great to witness companies that have found the way to true and lasting success by benefiting their people and the greater good of society.
GETTING TO THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM – By Your Life
A manager has the authority to direct the work of those who directly report to him or her. A leader, on the other hand, is one who influences others to achieve great things, regardless of title.
BE OPEN – By Your Life
Feedback is as much of a gift when it is given as when it is received. Yet many organizations suffer from a lack of accountability because people aren’t comfortable giving and receiving feedback. Effective feedback is truth wrapped in mercy.
A GREAT SIGN – By Your Life
A great brand image communicates what it promises. A great company culture delivers on the promise the brand communicates. When this happens, both employees and customers engage with the brand.