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can you identify with anyone on this list?
Are you just starting your career?
Seeking more responsibility or a new & different path?
mid-life career changer
Do you need some new, solid leadership skills to transition to a new job or industry?
Are you facing new challenges in leading teams?
new leadership role
Have you just been promoted to a position of leadership and need some new skills right now?
Do you need to grow your business?
Do any of these topics interest you?
goal and expectations planning, why strategy is everyone’s job, how to conduct industry research and identify themes
executive level communication, communicating the value proposition, keeping it brief
metrics development and analysis, operations vs business performance, transforming numbers into a message
employee engagement, building a brand, job evaluation, creation and development
change management, organizational change, macro factors affecting change
continuous improvement, process analysis, scalability
If you answered yes to either of those questions, then there’s something here for you.
here are some blog posts you might enjoy…
Have you ever been asked a fairly straightforward question by your boss, a co-worker, or a management or investor team – only to discover that you cannot give a simple answer? If you need to prepare 4-5 different reports to answer that question, then I encourage you...
The Economist cites many examples as to why the speed of business, or its rate of change, will do nothing but increase. Based on my experience, I certainly agree. The world is continually becoming more connected, more intertwined. Because businesses are subject...
Are you repeatedly frustrated by what you perceive as a lack of employee commitment and growth- ie, a general lack of interest in continual improvement and skill refinement? Have you made multiple attempts to execute various employee engagement ideas, with varying...
Harvard Business Review cites that nearly 60-70% of change management initiatives fail. Don't fear that statistic! There are helpful processes you can reliably follow in a wide variety of change management situations. There are 4 key actions involved in any successful...
the mission of
Business Leader’s Field Guide
Build your knowledge base as it relates to specific leadership skills and opportunities
Provide current, useful business insights that will broaden your leadership perspective
Teach you how to set and achieve specific leadership goals
Offer you step-by-step guides to successfully lead in a variety of specific or challenging job situations
Share with you lessons learned so you will not have to learn them the hard way
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion’s roar.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
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