Radical Candor

Radical Candor

If you want to be a true leader you have to be able to provide feedback. And not just any feedback, but effective feedback. In my experience, this is the greatest fear of most new managers. How do you provide constructive feedback without hurting your employee’s feelings? Kim Scott has laid out a simple and […]

Ground Truth

Getting the Ground Truth

In the military when they want to get the full, real-time picture of what’s happening in a war zone, they call it getting the ground truth. It’s one thing to draw up a brilliant battle plan back on home soil, but if you’re not aware of the tactical realities on the battlefield, your plan won’t […]

Communication Leadership

Mind The Gap

Leaders in a company slowly start to move farther and farther away from front line employees as a company grows. This can create a gap in the communication between the two groups. What once was easy, because you interacted with every employee every day, now has to become an intentional exercise. Without addressing this breakdown […]

Staff Buy In Employee Engagement

Engaging and Energizing Your Staff

As a company grows, staff buy in weakens. Employees that have been with the company from the beginning start to feel stifled by newly created rules and regulations and they have less access to the CEO/owner. Newly hired employees have a hard time connecting with the original passion of the company. You, the CEO, have […]