Using kindness and empathy to increase productivity

Using kindness and empathy to increase productivity

Whether you’re a manager overseeing a team of employees, the president of your company, an employee of a company or an independent contractor, everyone has to work with others. We’re all in a relationship of some kind. Much of what we’re used to seeing in the...
What CEOs can learn from movie producers and directors

What CEOs can learn from movie producers and directors

Do you ever watch the “behind the scenes” or “making of” the movies you enjoy? The behind-the-scenes story of one movie I watched revealed some interesting insights not only of the movie, but how producers and directors operate and what CEOs and other executives can...
Are you an approachable leader?

Are you an approachable leader?

As a leader, likely your goal is to capably lead your team, and for them – and you – to be assets to the organization you represent. You would like your employees to respect you, and you know that is something that needs to be earned. Often, misunderstandings,...
When employees take over and how to regain control

When employees take over and how to regain control

Years ago on a ship, you had a captain and under him were lieutenants and commanders and finally, the crew. If the captain made a decision that the crew didn’t agree with, they might go so far as to conduct a mutiny. If you’re not sure what this might have done to the...