Do you let your imagination define your relationships? Do you build up animosity by assuming intent, making judgements and allowing issues to fester? More often than not, disconnects between people are fueled by assumptions and allowed to fester due to a lack of direct communication.
Over the past 12 years of my career, I have ruined vacations for nearly an entire generation of my employees. Like it or not, as leaders, people watch, and emulate, what we do. To say the least, my vacation habits have not been the best example. A Journey to Self Awareness Three years ago, my…
James is a young entrepreneur. He was recruited by seasoned entrepreneurs to help bootstrap a new venture. Together, he and other similarly recruited co-founders have been working under the tutelage of these entrepreneurs and making progress in learning the market and getting product into the hands of consumers. Over these months, James has demonstrated that…
For years I have been perplexed as to why certain individuals fail to inspire action and create momentum despite practicing what many might consider to be the best practices of leadership. These aspiring leaders tirelessly paint a vision, articulate strategy and communicate with clarity. They rally the troops and put the proper emphasis on teamwork. They…
The funny thing about international leadership and multicultural management is that the principles remain the same as for local leadership.
Certain people have character traits that make it difficult to work with them in business relationships (and life, too!). Here’s how to deal with them.
A few years ago, we struggled with a client who seemed like a dream come true. Here are five tips I learned the hard way about how to turn a rocky start into a successful client relationship.
Leadership is all about change, but leaders must also create the stability that others need in order to perform at their peak levels.
Here’s my theory about professional development in corporate America. It comes back to the dignity of the worker and helping people excel in the area they’re called and made to excel in.
Communication is hard, especially when you’re communicating to an organization. How do you communicate effectively in your workplace? Here are four tips I’ve found that I use as principles for my communication at 3Pillar.