Leaders Are Visionaries

Leaders Are Visionaries With A Poorly Developed Sense Of Fear And No Concept Of The Odds Against Them. They Make The Impossible Happen. Today’s “Tip” is actually a quote from author Dr. Robert Jarvik. I think it’s a great quote because he captures the essence and effect of leadership. It start’s with vision and ends in results. Unfortunately, many of …

Good Managers Remember

Good Managers Remember To Recognize Employees. Great Managers Do It Every Day. It’s not even debatable anymore. Study after study makes it perfectly clear that employee recognition is critical. In fact nothing seems to be more important and more motivating than recognition. National Underwriters discovered that when they surveyed more than 200 managers. Recognition for a job well done out-rated money and challenge. On a …

Compensation Is A Right

Compensation Is A Right, But Praise Is A Gift. I’m amazed, but perhaps I shouldn’t be. I’ve been speaking around the world for about 20 years, and I still hear the same complaint I heard  back in the 80’s. Employees complain they can do a hundred things right and not hear a thing about it. They do one thing wrong, and someone’s right …

To The Degree You Give Others

To The Degree You Give Others What They Need, They Will Give You What You Need. Comedian Rodney Dangerfield always said he “got no respect.” In fact, it was so bad that his wife wouldn’t let him be in their wedding photographs. Now that’s bad. But it’s nothing new. About a hundred years ago, one of the founding fathers of psychology, Dr. …