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Book Review: The Five Dysfuntions of a Team

  Any department of sufficient size will have responsibilities and roles that involve many aspects of team work.  In any given organization experiencing low morale, most likely an atmosphere of poor teamwork exists.  For these organizations, this lack of quality teamwork will be counter-productive, thus making goals much more difficult to achieve.  In the book…… Continue reading Book Review: The Five Dysfuntions of a Team

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Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage

Policies are the rules that guide all organizations.  They are the foundation in which to conduct business, to research new and innovative ideas, and guide employees into ethical decisions.  When violated, the consequences can be quite severe for an organization in this age of excessive litigation.  As a consequence, organizations will usually not focus on…… Continue reading Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage

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Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership

In today’s business world, news reports and magazine articles contain numerous accounts of executive corruption and mismanagement resulting from poor business decisions resulting from excessive greed, or downright theft through embezzlement.  While reading an article the other day, I saw some common leadership mistakes compared to the biblical seven deadly sins.  I found the article…… Continue reading Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership

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Book Review: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (John Maxwell)

John Maxwell is a very popular motivational speaker and one of the leading authorities of leadership concepts alive today.  Very prolific in his publications, his book “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” probably stands out as having the most impact.  I recently finished reading this book, and found it to be quite enlightening and very…… Continue reading Book Review: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (John Maxwell)