Relationships are not just the romantic kind. And, every relationship is only as good as the people within it. Relationships between people are the main determining factor in the overall quality of their commonly shared reality. The importance of quality business relationships cuts across all ... Read More about 9 Relationship Principles (John Maxwell)
I was nervous that morning. It was a big day for me and my career, and my leadership skills were about to be tested in a way I could never have imagined. As a newly appointed Branch Manager with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, I was about to conduct my very first branch sales meeting for a group ... Read More about Leadership Skills in a ‘Where Were You?” Moment
Great leaders lead by example. They make decisions and allow their actions to speak for them. Merely saying you want to achieve something isn’t quite the same as doing it. One is a wish and the other is a decision. Leaders decide. I believe that in the broadest sense, success is this way. A ... Read More about Great Leaders Must First Lead Themselves
Effective business communications are challenging in the best business environment and in a rapidly changing one, as with growing companies or mergers and acquisitions, it is the difference between success and failure. Successful integration of evolving cultures necessitates clear communication ... Read More about It’s All So Amusing Until…
Changes in the workplace, whether small in scale or monumental, have far-reaching implications on people and profits. They happen so often in our agile business environments that most people fail to consider the impact that these changes cause to the organization’s culture and its employees. The ... Read More about Growth and Cultural Integration Can Work Together!