Being a Leader When You’re Not in Charge

How many of you aspire to lead - even if you're not in charge? Some of my clients who are working for that next promotion, or being assigned that next big project will ask me "what can I do so that I can move into a position of leaderhip?" There ARE certain behaviors that you can practice so you can be seen as a leader even if you're not the boss. In Karl Albrecht's book, Social Intelligence, he talks about two types of authority - formal Continue Reading

Tips for being a Great Boss

The importance of the boss in any organization cannot be understated. Everything trickles down from the person who leads your company. I worked for great bosses, and some who didn't have a clue, and it makes all the difference in the morale of your staff, the quality of your products, and how your company is perceived. If you're a boss, or if you aspire to be one -- this article from McKinsey earlier in the year makes great reading on things to Continue Reading