Leadership Powered by Common Sense
Great leaders know how to communicate. But written communication sometimes needs help. Here’s a quick tip for becoming better communicator when you write.
An old mentor taught me some great lessons in a woodshop. I later discovered those practical tips apply to good leadership too. Hear more of the story now.
Recently I had the opportunity to appear on a podcast hosted by Todd Westra. Todd’s show is called “The Leadership in Business Podcast.” Here is the full show.
Large companies spend lots of time and money developing, coaching and directing a leadership framework. Does a small business need one too? In this episode, I explore this question.
As the world around us is faced with the Coronavirus pandemic, leaders in all walks of life must step up t oprovide the calm. But as a leader spends his or her energy doing that, where do YOU go to find calm. I say you get with other leaders.
Do you remember the last time you took something out of the freezer and stuck it in the microwave? You were hoping for a tasty treat. But when the buzzer went off, you grabbed your food and stuck your fork in only to find a frozen middle.
What do you think of when someone says something about a stepping stone? The origin comes from placement of stones across a stream so that a pedestrian can walk across the flow of the water without getting wet.
Bubble wrapping is great for shipping delicate collectibles. But if you sit as CEO, Owner or manager in a company, you cannot afford to let yourself get bubble-wrapped as a leader. Today’s podcast explores how and why you might be getting insulated and...
Spend any time at a particular company and you will find yourself part of an informal network. This network is above and beyond the boxes on the org chart. Your ability to build and effectively manage the networks around you might just be the single bi...
I’m excited to announce that Leadership Powered by Common Sense is now featured on Alexa Flash Briefings. Check it out here. I’ll be sharing daily insights and ideas for helping you become a better leader.