What’s Happening? The Importance of Knowing What Influences Your Organization

Despite the desire to avoid change, in a fast-paced world, there are constant influences outside your organization that can affect its direction.

23 Leadership Habits of Successful Government Employees

These habits can easily be translated into leadership qualities that help propel government employees to success.

Two Unexpected Ways to Earn the Attention of Your Distracted Team

Teammates get distracted constantly by the barrage of noise around them – and that means they do not pay as much attention to YOUR emails, conversations, texts, or smoke signals. So, if you want to get and keep their attention you NEED to take note of these 2 unexpected suggestions to improve your impact.

Clarity

In the majority of the personal development material I’ve studied, the emphasis on clarity comes back again and again.

How To Help Your Employees Overcome Fear and Share More Ideas

When people spend their courage reserves just getting past the bad stuff, there’s no energy left for the courage your business needs most—creative problem solving and micro-innovation.

Leading with Humanity

I am writing this because I want to encourage other leaders to allow these moments of vulnerability in their organizations and hope that other teams will be open to sharing their truth as our team did.

The Shale Boom and You

The Shale Boom and You

The energy renaissance is a common label awarded to the nation’s recent increased productivity of shale oil and gas. The costs and benefits of this upturn pose numerous implications, which affect not only the energy industry, but consequently local government,...

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Tea, Tax and a Revolution

Tea, Tax and a Revolution

We recently celebrated the 4th of July and I couldn’t help but think back to my years in local government where I learned Americans disliked paying taxes - any kind of taxes - Federal, State and Local – but especially local property taxes and that so many candidates...

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Being Radical in a Leadership Role

Being Radical in a Leadership Role

Like many others, I have read and appreciated the insights of Steve Farber’s The Radical LEAP, and seen in many instances the various ways in which love, energy, audacity and power have been key ingredients in the advancing successes of our organizations.  And like...

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God Bless America!

God Bless America!

America, to the outsider, can be many different things. A Superpower, the Land of Hope and Glory, the most advanced nation on earth, the capital of the world for, among other things, film and entertainment, space exploration, global business and information...

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