To the people he leads, he is their backbone, and he charts and directs a course of success for those who rely on him.
Are you getting into the office earlier? Sticking to your diet? Refraining from yelling at your kids? Or doing whatever it is that your 2018 New Year’s resolution required? If not, the last few weeks of January are a great time to revamp our goals for 2018.
“Let’s step back and give everyone the context of this topic.” I find myself saying those words often in meetings. Or I have to stop the speaker to interject and get everyone in the room up to speed.
In the past, many emails, phone calls, and voicemails were sent requesting a price reduction. An understanding had not been achieved. A new direction had to be taken. Few parties reacted with the necessary answers.
Everyone cheered as my CEO announced that he wanted to grow our company internationally. Then came the punch line. He asked us to give the top 10% of our resources […]