Category Archives: Leadership

Caution: Possible Effects of an Internal Promotion

Isn’t it kind of hard to believe that getting a promotion where you work can be detrimental to your overall income? How is that even possible? I’m sure you’re thinking that if I get a promotion that includes a raise, how is that detrimental to my income? Well, I’m not saying it happens a lot […]

Is Something Still Eating Away at Morale? (Part 1)

In a previous blog, I talked about the effects of having a “glory hound” manager/supervisor (What’s eating Away at Morale).  Another issue that can eat away at your employee’s morale is having a “yes man” for a manager/supervisor.  Having a “yes man” as a manager/supervisor can be just as detrimental to your employee’s morale. In […]

Good & Poor Leadership in One Example

I worked for a company that produced clocks for an automobile manufacturer, which required 1200 clocks daily with Just-In-Time deliveries. As the Business Unit Manager for all of their electronic products, I reported to the VP of Operations and HR. I believe that leadership is very important. When I was being interviewed for that position, […]

Sometimes Being Wrong is The Right Thing

Do you think the statement “Sometimes being is the right thing to do ” sounds wrong? Aren’t we taught throughout life to do things right? Well, sometimes it is good for the growth of either an individual or team to knowingly be wrong as long as the outcome is right. Defining the Problem As the […]

Trust

The foundation of any relationship, whether it is personal or business is TRUST. Regardless if you are valued by either a business or individual, nothing will decrease your value quicker than not being trustworthy. If you can’t trust someone, how can you have any confidence in what they say? As a leader, I want to […]