Entries tagged "Leadership"

As a Professionally trained and active Business Coach and Leadership Peer Group Facilitator, I meet 1 on 1 with my members every month for 90 minutes. Then as a group we meet once a month. During any single group session only 3 to 4 of the members have the opportunity Read More

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A successful business doesn’t come down to any one factor.  There are many: Founder Brilliance Team Quality Execution Differentiated Product Innovation Catching A Wave Culture Timing Luck More Luck And Even More Luck One hit wonders in business are more the norm than Thomas Edisons or Elan Musks. Yet in business there is no crueler joke than First Time Success Syndrome Read More

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When it comes to entrepreneurs there are entrepreneurs and there are ulcerpreneurs. The entrepreneurs favor a fast pace and quantity over quality while the ulcerpreneurs favor insomnia, insanity and bleeding ulcers over serenity. General Patton said it best when he said, “Holy Crap! Look at all those Indians!’ Oh, no, sorry about Read More

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Appreciation as an Employee Retention Tool It is no secret that a happy team is a productive team. Highly engaged employees beget loyal customers. As a leader one of your primary tasks is turning the people on your team into top brand ambassadors. Yet as the nature of work is changing, Read More

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The world has changed in 30 years. Corporations don’t provide the kind of security and pension plans they use to. People don’t work the same job for 25 years. Baby Boomers are being replaced in the work force by Millennials and bosses can no longer lead by fear, intimidation or Read More

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When you are the worst mass transit system in the solar system, how do you get customers to regain faith in you? How do you get vigilant trolls like @unsuckdcmetro to stop bashing you?  Well you could spend some of your taxpayer money on actually building a safer, more reliable, more cost effective Read More

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Glen Hellman (that's me, by the way, speaking in the 3rd Person about myself, which is so darn pretentious and douchie, which is not out of Glen's character and yet is another 3rd person reference to myself, albeit in a more self-effacing manner) will be facilitating a free (as in Read More

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In my almost sixty years of life I've learned a thing or two about leadership. I've seen strong leaders and weak managers, I've been a strong leader and a crappy boss. I've learned from the good and the bad. I've learned:  Leadership Scales... management fails Leadership empowers... management prods Leaders don't need to be Read More

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