Risk Taking Versus Risk Management

Risk Taking Versus Risk Management

Share this article: “Many managers and executives fail to see the difference between risk-taking and risk management. Quite often seasoned managers and executives tell me, ‘Risk management prevents risk-taking.’ Nothing could be further from the truth. You will be a...
The Lone Wolf Can Never Lead!

The Lone Wolf Can Never Lead!

Share this article:   You will likely be placed in charge of a project, engagement, or team. If you act like a lone wolf instead of a true team leader, you will fail! Loren’s Complaint After a presentation, I was approached by a shy technologist. Loren had been...
Employee Loyalty – A Quality Product

Employee Loyalty – A Quality Product

Share this article: An article in the Wall Street Journal summarized a comprehensive survey of American workers. The survey found, “American workers are less loyal to employers than in the past.” Downsizing, weeding of management layers and the fear of...
The Unwanted Stuff (part 1)

The Unwanted Stuff (part 1)

Share this article: Forcing yourself to do unwanted stuff is a high friction enterprise. You may feel like it makes you noble but it doesn’t. It just makes you numb.”   Thomas J. Leonard     The trick is figuring out what is “unwanted stuff.”    Busy, Busy, Busy  Our...