Jerald F. Robinson
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A study of 'leadership' and 'trust'
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.
Building your own brand of success: Helping your boss succeed is an important first step
Success in the marketplace is what your company wants. How does the company president show that this success is a goal?
Low-cost ways to boost job satisfaction You can tap a local school for the expertise you need
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.
How to handle the dysfunctional boss: Tips on keeping the workplace happy and productive
“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?
Difficulty managing ‘troublesome’ millennials?’ You can hire a consultant or become your own ‘expert’
Have you ever started a project and then had events pull you in a different direction? That has been my experience this month.
Is all the political negativity affecting your people? It is and you should be prepared to deal with it
The political primaries go on and on, as do the press conferences, even though the debates have waned.
The ‘vision thing’: You should have one and make sure everyone is on board with it
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.
An end-of-the-year smorgasbord of ideas that will make you a savvier captain in 2016
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.
Mentoring inside builds a business; doing so outside lifts a community
During the summer I got calls from two organizations. Both were considering a mentoring program.
Cutting older staff may have unintended consequences
“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.