As I write these posts, I get excited about the results of your efforts. Who was impacted because of what you chose to do this week? Who went home and told their spouse, parents or friends, that they caught a break at work today and that it was you, their leader, that extended that br
This will only be a one minute read. And completely worth that time. One of my superb physician clients said the other day “Karl, it is all in the details. It is all in the details”. Wise words. Around two years ago I wrote a blog post about “Picking up Lint”.
Last week we talked about finding barriers in the workplace and discovering what impact they have on your team members. Some of you have five members on your team, some of you reading this have hundreds. The same principles apply. And no matter what level you work at, everything good
Bob Chapman’s takeover of HaysenSandiacre, the manufacturing company, resulted not only in an increase of trust but people looking forward to the work day. Factory floor employees grew closer and teamwork was the not only the expectation, but the desired norm. Because it was the desir
HaysenSandiacre, a large manufacturing corporation based out of the southern United States, had a workforce much like any other large manufacturing plant. Clock in. Clock out. Listen for the whistle to signal break. Listen for the whistle to signal lunch, and the signal to end the day
King George the fifth was the mouth-piece of hope for the duration of the second World War. As reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, he was known for his encouragement to “keep calm and carry on”. He was the first king that was fully broadcasted on public radio. All other monarchs b
In WWII, waterproof watches became a necessity. An Italian diamond dealer, James Assael, met this need through his Swiss contacts. He supplied watches for the Allied forces through the duration of the war. At the war’s end, he found himself with a massive surplus of watches. The
I asked you this past week to give people the benefit of the doubt and then see if there’s was anything you could do for them. I hope you got the thrill of seeing someone surprised that they weren’t in hot water. Depending on your team members level of comfort around you, you might ha
Oskar Schindler joined the Nazi political party in 1936. Hired as an information specialist on enemy troop movements, he soon became a well-respected member of the Nazi party. He was given a factory before the start of WWII in Krakow, Poland. This factory would one day be the means by
This past week’s challenge has hopefully opened your eyes a bit to how you see your employees and how important it is for them to have insight into their own expectations – the what and why of their positions. As a leader you have the responsibility of facilitating an environmen
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