Note: This post comes from Ed Rugerro Sicily, July 1943 Captain Ed Sayre peeked over the edge of the trench and down the hill, where the German infantry had disappeared into a grove of trees to prepare a counter-attack. Sayre’s eighty exhausted and foot-sore GIs had just pushed the enemy… Read More »High Priority: The Leader Gets a Haircut
I learned a great technique for business crisis management from a particularly experienced instructor pilot in the Air Force helicopter rescue unit were we were both assigned. He said that, in an emergency, the first thing to do is “hack the clock.” I wrote about this in August – but… Read More »3-Step Business Crisis Management for Leaders
Most of us have done it. We get towards the end of a one-on-one meeting with a team member and we ask, “So, do you have any feedback for me?” Response? Most often, you can hear crickets playing outside, followed shortly by, “No, I can’t think of anything.” Occasionally, however,… Read More »Stop Asking for Feedback!
Developing leadership communication skills is a critical aspect of your leadership development. How can effective leaders communicate in a concise, professional manner?
A good leader doesn’t have to bark orders to get good work from their team. There was a time when more than half business executives had previous military service. Broadly speaking, that was good news for their companies. A study by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University found… Read More »Civilian or Military, Leadership Rests on the Same Basics
In leadership training for managers and supervisors creating a motivational environment is essential.
The foundation for good problem solving and decision making in three basic steps