Effective communication and collaboration between departments are vital for a successful business. However, breaking down barriers and fostering synergy can be tricky. From silos to differing priorities, navigating these challenges requires a thoughtful approach. In this article, courtesy of The Daedalus Group, we explore powerful strategies that can enhance interdepartmental… Read More »Creating a Culture of Collaboration: Effective Techniques for Interdepartmental Communication
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This guest post is from Eleanor Wyatt. Are you ready to change the direction of your career? Over the years, you’ve grown as a leader and learn to navigate difficult situations. Now, you are ready to put your skills to work and eager to make professional strides in your career. The… Read More »11 Ways to Leverage Your Leadership Skills
In this holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. May songs of joy fill your home with warmth and your heart with happiness. Thank you, and best wishes for the holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year.
See you in 2017! Be great.Read More »Seasonâ€™s Greetings from your friends at The Daedalus Group
Embedded leader, leading from behind, leading without authority, informal leader; we have a variety of terms for situations when we find ourselves leading without having the positional title designating us as leaders. Iâ€™ve coached a number of individuals who were in similar positions. Some because of natural progression; theyâ€™ve reached… Read More »Ready to take the next step on your leadership journey? These tips will help.
The pile of boulders called Little Round Top is one of the most visited spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. It was there on July 2, 1863 that a thirty-four year old professor of rhetoric and his volunteer soldiers defended the vulnerable left flank of the Federal Army against repeated rebel… Read More »Are You Coachable?
This week we welcome guest blogger Rob Cannon. Rob is Captain of Engine 7 for the NoDa Charlotte Fire Department. â€œFailure is not an option!â€ In the movie Apollo 13 these are the words NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz uses to rally his team of rocket scientists as they worked… Read More »“Failure is NOT an option.” Um. Well, actually…
This week we welcome guest blogger Jay Pullins from Catapult Leadership Solutions. The first priority of great leaders is making more leaders. But it doesnâ€™t just happen. Making leaders requires selflessness, confidence and intentionality (see last weekâ€™s blog). And making more leaders doesnâ€™t happen without a plan. Thatâ€™s why many… Read More »Great Leaders Create Culture
We’re changing our name! We will soon be known as The Daedalus Group. This summer we began an initiative to re-brand Academy Leaders. Our old name was closely aligned with Academy Leadership LLC, where we are certified affiliates. The similarity in names and internet domains between Academy Leaders and Academy… Read More »We’re changing our name!
by Tom Deierlein, on October 20, 2015 Back in the military when I was 17 years old, I was taught an early and important lesson about leadership. If there are two Privates assigned to scrub toilets â€“ one of them was in charge of scrubbing toilets. No matter how simple… Read More »Want Results? You Need a Single Person of Accountability
By Perry J. Martini, Ph.D. Most of us have fond memories of the fairy tales we read (or that were read to us) as children. They were entertaining, often times humorous, but without our knowing taught us important lessons for later life. One of the most universally read fairy tales… Read More »Why Set Goals?