At times in conversations, I accidentally cut people off, but doesn’t everybody? Does that mean I’m not a good listener?
Next week, I am interviewing someone for a job in one of my locations. I’ve done plenty of these over the years, but it’s always good to revisit the “why” and “how” beforehand. Here’s an update on my short list of parameters for “hiring well”.
I just watched a series on HBO called “The Defiant Ones”. I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I just thought it was a story about Dr. Dre and NWA’s rise to superstardom. I can’t say I was a huge fan of the music, but I do like a good success story. As always, I’m steadily looking for leadership lessons in everything and this documentary provided me with an unexpected epiphany. And it didn’t have anything to do with Dr. Dre or NWA.
I forget that there are many paths in life and I get concerned when others don’t follow my path. I am especially talking about one of my daughters. It is becoming very apparent that my strengths are not necessarily hers.
As a leader you’re going to always be searching for ways to empower your people to grab the brightest future possible. you want to encourage and inspire them to levels of performance far above anything they can imagine. We are of course, supposed to be developing leaders. One motivational techniques is to let them see the future. A peek at the future may be a great way to get someone out of their comfort level and enable them to grow. My question today is, should that picture be more positive or realistic?
Here’s a list of 5 things that start with the letter “C”, that will help ensure leaders lead well.
Ever had a situation where you felt like someone who didn’t deserve it, was making more money than you? I have experienced this and learned some valuable leadership lessons along the way.
For some reason, I had a dream about an old girlfriend. It was actually the girl I was dating, before I dated my wife. This led to some great revelations.
I had a crazy dream last night, that led to some truths about my reality today. Continue reading to see what I learned.
To all the Mother’s of the world who follow Boss In The Middle, Happy Mother’s Day! As a blog dedicated to leadership, we would be remiss to let today go by without acknowledging the leadership contribution of Mother’s.