Tag Archives: Leadership

3 C’s Can Boost Accountability in Your Workplace

This is the title of an article that appeared in the online version of Smartbrief recently, and really encapsulates what you need to do to increase the accountability of your people. It all starts with Commitment to the company, and … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Important Leadership Skill?

Entrepreneur published this article some months ago, and it languished on my pile of things to comment on, but better late than never: Do (or have done before) what you’re asking others to do; Trust and empower your employees. Authentic, vulnerable, … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Agonistes

It’s fun to watch the venerable WSJ gnash its journalistic teeth to come to support Trump. Dan Henninger in particular, in his latest column. Dan, you had ‘The Speech” when Trump rode down the escalator and declared I want to … Continue reading

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You Don’t Want to Be An Entrepreneur: Sallie Krawcheck.

This is the time of the year when things are slowing down, and maybe, just maybe you’re thinking about starting a business. Sallie Krawcheck, who used to be a high ranking officer with Citibank, and one of the highest ranking … Continue reading

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SMB Comments on 9/16 Repub Debate

Well, after sifting through all the snark, we have a few comments about the debate (we’re going to be so presumptious to speak for SMBs): 1. Aside from Trump and Fiorina, it doesn’t seem to us that the rest of … Continue reading

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How Senior Leaders Can Connect with Front Line Workers

This was the title of an October 14th, 2014 article in Smart Briefs, and I thought it deserved both some comment and wider distribution. Here are the methods: 1. Distributed leadership. Push leadership down through your company to your direct … Continue reading

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Do You Know When It’s Time to Hire Professionals?

There’s a great article on Chobani, the Greek yogurt pioneer, and it’s founder, who almost lost it all because he didn’t build a structure of competent professionals to help him manage the business. But, the big question the article didn’t … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CEO Support Group

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Chinese Business Proverbs

Signs of the times: business aphorisms inside one’s fortune cookie (Mao must be turning over in his grave): Here are a couple: 1.  A leader is powerful to the degree he empowers others. 2. A brave man is the one … Continue reading

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Management and Leadership Lessons From the Ray Rice Debacle

I don’t know if there have been some business pundits on Bloomberg or CNBC opining about what management and CEOs can learn from the Ray Rice episode (I’m sure our readers will let us know), but below are a few thoughts: 1. … Continue reading

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