Employee Leadership Development

When Do You Know Your Employee Will Never be an Asset? The partners have been asking that question, "Is our employee interested in leadership development?", to ourselves for awhile now. We have done everything to help a new (3 years) employee fit in and grow professionally as our office manager.  We’ve provided professional education and... Continue Reading →

Business Ethics in Financial Institutions

Happy New Year – Let’s Get Serious about Business Ethics! We have an interesting business ethics project for 2017.  ColoradoNDR will be assisting in an ethics project examining the financial industry.  While the basis of the project will be regulatory compliance and enforcement research, the outcome (hopefully) will point to character strengths each of us... Continue Reading →

Situational Leadership – How Do You Teach Determination?

Situational Leadership, Teaching Employees to Take Responsibility vs. Making Employees Take Responsibility We had an interesting situational leadership question last week about how to teach self-determination to employees wanting to advance. Sitting down with one employer the questions asked were aimed more at “how do I teach/make this employee take responsibility?” This is not a... Continue Reading →

Leadership Lessons from don Francisco

There is a lot of leadership lessons to learn from don Francisco. We recently received notice that the popular Latin program, Sabado Gigante will end after a successful 53 year reign.  The program was unique in the fact that its popularity spanned the 160 nations of South and Central America, Mexico and the United States. ... Continue Reading →

Happy Presidents Day – Remembering Perceived Irreconcilable Conflict

In observance of Presidents’ Day – Remembering a perceived irreconcilable conflict. Jeff Sachs – “Lessons in Peace Making” seems an appropriate tribute to this Presidents Day. Missile Range It was the Cuban Missile Crises of 1962. For any of you Boomers out there, you’ll remember you and your family sitting in front of the black... Continue Reading →

Governance as Leadership in Rotary International

Give Peace a Chance Can governance as leadership help inspire peace? In July 2013, Rotary International, the century old service organization, added their peace initiative to the 4 Avenues of Service. What a profound statement. The presiding RI President, Sakuji Tanaka proclaimed “our business is peace”. An extremely powerful objective. In his statement, Tanaka noted... Continue Reading →

Managing Emotions in Hard Decisions

Staffing Pearl of Wisdom: Fire Assholes Authors Allison Rimm and Celia Brown article: “Knowing When to Fire Someone” Harvard Business Review, https://hbr.org/2015/01/knowing-when-to-fire-someone should be mandatory reading for anyone in management. Let’s set the scenario. We suspect that if you entertained a group of 50 managers/directors one evening for light refreshments, 45 of the 50 individuals... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: