Tag Archives: Business advisor

Secret Ingredient for Business & Personal Accomplishments? Sense of Urgency…

Over the span of a lengthy business career, I have had the opportunity to witness businesses that thrived and businesses that struggled. One of the observations I made along the way was that there are few ingredients more important to a leader who is intent on building...
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Finish Strong! Run Through the Finish Line!

A good friend of mine from many years ago recently retired from coaching young men at the high school I attended as a young man. Peter Arndt was a great coach, and a great leader and his retirement got me to thinking about his impact on all...
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Help! I Can’t Get Anything Done!

I was having a conversation with a gentleman the other day who was bogged down in his work because his team kept struggling to handle the delegated tasks he was assigning them. We talked for a while and came to the conclusion that with a few...
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Why Do My Employees Hate These KPIs?

I had a good conversation the other day with one of the leaders from a local company. He was frustrated, with good reason, because his staff was really pushing back on his efforts to focus them on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). In general, they found them to...
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When and How to Let Someone Go with Respect

Many of us struggle with conflict, and with doing the difficult task that is absolutely necessary. Sometimes, that difficult task is deciding whether to let one of our associates go, and then actually firing them. I get asked about this topic regularly and have decided to...
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