Effective Team Leadership: Getting the Right People on the Bus

In his all-time business classic (that every leader should read), Good to Great, author Jim Collins explains how "great" companies get the right people on the bus (and subsequently, the wrong people off). While not a revolutionary concept, it was…

Leader: What Your Team Needs From You

Leaders--ask not what your team can do for you, ask what you can do for your team! If you want to lead a high-functioning, high-performing team, it is imperative that you focus less on giving orders and more on giving…

Organizational Health Part I: Politics and Confusion

In a recent Forbes blog article, Erika Anderson (2012) discussed the reasons why key employees often leave organizations. Her conclusion? “Top talent leaves an organization when they are badly managed and the organization is confusing and uninspiring.”  I could not…

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