Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

Good leaders should be self-aware and appreciate how their communication skills (verbal and non-verbal) can impact the team.

When you hear the term “Millennial” what comes to mind? Lazy? Unmotivated? Renegade? This generation tends to get a bad reputation in the workplace.

There is a game humans often play when experiencing stress. For leaders, the avoidance game can tilt the culture or markedly slow down growth.

People’s negotiation styles vary based on the circumstances involved. Some business negotiations are a mix of competitive and collaborative approaches.

Being a thought leader is an enviable position, and therefore it takes commitment, hard work and homework to reach that status.

Here are a few ways you can take a vacation, relax, and still maintain the productivity levels you need to keep your company in the black.

Traditional leaders are trained to be task-oriented. You manage, assign, track, and follow up on tasks, but this approach sucks the life out of your team members. It creates an atmosphere of drudgery, boredom, and monotony. Employees react by checking their brain at the door, waiting for orders, and doing the bare minimum.

Got the 5 most valuable players on your entrepreneur dream team? Here’s an entrepreneur’s guide to getting the right people in the right seats on your bus.

Call it intuition, a gut feeling, educational guesses or what have you but this is adding emotion to the decision making process. With complexity being the norm, it highlights why decision making needs both emotion and logic.

I spent a great deal of 2014 writing and talking about best practices for entrepreneurs and startups. Lets do a recap on my top TweakYourBiz 6 blogs.