Just because someone is put into a position of leadership does not mean they magically become a great leader. While some people just have that “it” factor when it comes to leadership, many of us must invest the time and effort to develop and grow our leadership skills. Gain insight into what separates good leaders from great leaders and walk away with new ideas and action plans to improve your leadership style.
October 10, 2012
Lack of role clarity can be very demoralizing for any team. When team members do not understand their role and what is expected of them it leads to mediocre performance, frustration, and eventually burnout or worse yet, termination. I’ve found there are five essential questions every leader must answer for each person they lead:
August 23, 2012
One of the greatest needs for people today is how to better manage their time and increase their productivity. Most people find themselves spending too much time putting out fires, responding to urgent emails and voicemails, client needs, and “got-a-minute?” type questions. The tyranny of the urgent rules our schedules, leaving us little or no time for the top priorities in our life and business.
July 5, 2012
Too often our business plans are overly complicated and difficult to execute. At Building Champions we coach our clients to consider working from a one-page business plan that is simple, meaningful, and measurable. We’ve discovered no matter what your position in the company you can develop a great business plan by answering the following seven questions:
July 3, 2012
Running a great meeting is an essential skill for all leaders. Too often leaders fail to have a structure for their meetings, create their agenda the night before, and lose control of the meeting when attendees take over and use the time as their own personal platform. Having a simple framework to follow and prepare for is the key to success.