President's Blog

Posted on March 1, 2014

Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Some days or weeks we have a whole bunch of negative things happen and even the most resilient person starts to feel like they are on a sinking ship, just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. What’s a leader to do?

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Posted on July 6, 2012

The Most Common Mistake

When someone fails in a management or leadership role, the most common reason I’ve heard is, “I made the classic mistake, I made my best worker the manager.” So if this is the “classic” mistake, why is it done repeatedly? And if this is such a common mistake, should we promote our mediocre to poor workers to be the managers and keep the best ones hard at work?

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