Inspiring the Team: Train, Trust and Thanks

Inspiring leaders have a variety of styles, whether they’re Steve Jobs or Anna Wintour. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in or what your company does – inspiring leaders share the same common threads. As Peter Handal, CEO of Dale Carnegie Training, puts it: “Our research indicates that what really matters is that leaders are […] Read More

How to Lead Effectively in Times of Change

“Adapt or die” say the rules of evolution, and what brilliant rules they are. You only need to take a glimpse at companies such as Blockbuster to see what happens when companies refuse to change and evolve with the times – they become irrelevant and die. However, changing your company requires a leader who can […] Read More

Bringing the Spark into IT

Bringing the spark into IT can be difficult at the best of times. Although your employees may like their jobs, being stuck behind a desk for hours a day doesn’t exactly tend to excite people in the way you would like. At the core of it all, your employees need to feel engaged, interested and […] Read More

Giving Feedback to Your Employees: A Guide for CEOs and Managers

Although being the CEO or manager of a company/department can seem like a glamorous high-flying job, there are certain aspects of these positions that no one wants to carry out. One such aspect is giving feedback to employees, especially if it might not be the glowing review they’re hoping for. Nonetheless, feedback is part of […] Read More

How to Make the Most of the Summer Season

Summer is a busy time for most people. Families take time off from school and long weekends at the beach. For businesses like real estate or construction, summer can be hectic. It is difficult to execute new business projects during this period because most critical people are usually on vacation. Summer slowdown is mostly an […] Read More

Here’s How You Can Get and Keep the Best Talent

No matter how you choose to manage your company, the operation and success of it comes down to one thing: signature people completing exceptional work. While there are a ton of well-qualified and talented individuals looking for jobs in several different sectors, it can be rather tough to attract them to your company and keep […] Read More

Focusing on the Team

As an executive leader, you’ve probably set several people in leadership roles to help better-structure your company.  A lot of good can come out of leadership, but it can also come with a mountain of problems. In this post, you will learn why you should focus on the team instead of leadership and you will […] Read More

Five Tips for Connecting Teams Across Countries

Many successful companies have expanded their operations so that their services and products can be offered in a number of countries. The key to success within the company is uniting members of your team under a single goal. Because of language barriers, cultural differences, and differing time zones, this can prove to be a complicated […] Read More