Do You Have a Plan B?

If I suggested to you that your current plan was going to fail somewhere down the road, would you be ready? The optimist would say ‘I don’t need a Plan B because this IS going to work’. The realist would say ‘absolutely’.  Which side do you fall on? Whether you...
Leadership is Earned – Not Awarded

Leadership is Earned – Not Awarded

Respect, trust and loyalty are earned over time.  We have heard this many times before.  And then in walks the new boss and within the first few months it becomes very apparent that he or she did not read the manual. Frankly, it never ceases to amaze me that...
Good Decision-Making – Part 2

Good Decision-Making – Part 2

In my last posting, we explored the business of decision-making.  Great leaders know how to make decisions logically and in a timely manner. In post #1, I suggested that good decision making requires: Solid research A good evaluation of all the options...