Monthly Archives: September 2010
The psychic income from solving a loud and nasty problem is addictive. It’s a habit that keeps many from achieving their objectives. How do you put aside the adrenaline rush of firefighting for the driven calm of following a strategic path?
Outstanding leaders have the ability to turn complex problems into executable plans that deliver on the most important elements. Is there a way to parlay this concept into the overall strategy for a business?
How would you answer that question? Would it make you uncomfortable to speak of your strengths? Everyone needs a quick elevator speech. The video attached to this post may help you reflect.
The equal-odds rule flies in the face of logic. After all, skill and strategy win the day, don’t they? It doesn’t seem so. In fact, it looks like I have to let the word “try” creep back into my vocabulary.
This Labor Day weekend is a great time to consider your employer brand and the value proposition you offer your staff. The economy continues to show signs of improvement which brings increased opportunity for the labor market which could translate into potential unwanted turnover in your company.
Marie Curie was an early influencer for me. Born in Warsaw in 1863 she was an unlikely candidate for a doctoral degree yet she accomplished just that — and received two Nobel prizes. As my first role model she showed me what a driven personality could accomplish.