Two words are being linked in news reports in recent weeks: leadership and trust. Although the news media are focusing on government leaders, the same microscope can be used to look at business leadership and trust, and such an examination seems timely.
Success in the marketplace is what your company wants. How does the company president show that this success is a goal?
If you look at research studies and books on success, a key finding will emerge: More is not always better. The business world in which you operate is relentlessly demanding.
“This land is your land, this land is my land … ” Remember those Woody Guthrie lyrics sung by Peter, Paul, and Mary and, most recently, by Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl?
Have you ever started a project and then had events pull you in a different direction? That has been my experience this month.
The political primaries go on and on, as do the press conferences, even though the debates have waned.
Senior managers are responsible for many things, none of which is more important than developing a vision for the organization’s future and keeping it current.
During the year I work with a number of organizations and I am a hungry reader, alert to new ideas. I periodically jot them down in my business journal and identify ways I might use them.
During the summer I got calls from two organizations. Both were considering a mentoring program.
“Ours is a prejudiced industry.” What a way to begin a discussion! Do you believe that? Wanda Kenton Smith made the assertion in her marketing column in the June issue.