Yes, we’re in the midst of a crazy, mutating, virus-caused pandemic. But, depending on your circumstances, a sabbatical could be a win-win for both an employee and their employer. (And just to be clear, those three months quarantined in your house definitely don’t qualify as a sabbatical.) While not for everyone, let’s consider: Why an
Have you experienced the pain of a poor hiring decision? I know I have. Over the last 30+ years, I’ve hired dozens of employees. I learned that especially for small to mid-sized organizations, each individual hired has a great impact on the success of the organization. This became very apparent when I served on the
As business owners, we typically intend to create a meaningful, lasting company that has a vital impact on our community. Yet we often end up feeling like our organization isn’t making enough progress or that we’re serving as the “chief cook and bottle washer”. Why is that? Simply put, many of us often don’t strike
Like eating vegetables, we all know delegation is good for us. But we’re usually reticent about diving in. Why is that? Delegation is quite the multi-faceted, complex engagement. Let’s start by understanding what’s really holding us back. What We Tell Ourselves About Delegating: “I can do the assignment faster myself.” “No one is available when
Not everyone gets recognized at their organization, makes their mark in the world, and leads their team to success. That usually takes an effective leader. And there’s no better way to accelerate your growth toward becoming a leader than by increasing the number of books you read. Take it from some of our greatest leaders.