Chancellor Jim Schmidt from UW Eau Claire on Dynasty Leadership PodcastChancellor Jim Schmidt did not need more stress in his life. He had been handed budget cuts in 26 of his past 30 years. But … [Read more...] about How to Restructure like a pro
In the past few months, I have had a number of executive clients bring up the subject of horrible bosses and their frustrations. They either are forced into the role of Toxic Handler or jump into it … [Read more...] about Bad Bosses need Toxic Handlers
In my previous post, we discussed Delegation: Giving up control to gain control. Next we will take you through the “secret sauce” that makes this come together and ensures great results. That … [Read more...] about Delegation – Part 2 – “Trust but Verify”
Ron didn’t take the path most executives of multi-billion dollar companies. They tend to work for a few years, jump to a new company with a bigger pay package, rinse, repeat. Ron, on the other hand … [Read more...] about Leadership – 5 principles of a business leader
Junk bonds, dot.com, real estate all went through a spectacular rise and then a dramatic crash. I survived the dot.com & telecom bubble and crash of the late 90’s. It got me to thinking, “if we … [Read more...] about 013: How do you spot a market bubble?
Picture this: Kevin was beyond panic. October was approaching and the CEO/owner of a small tech company in Southern California had just watched his fifth newly hired Sales Rep walk out the door. The … [Read more...] about Have you met a Unicorn Hunter?
Have you ever seen a company file bankruptcy and you ask yourself “how did that happen?” There are always signs. And it’s rarely from the leadership. Executives are generally skilled at giving some … [Read more...] about How to recognize Business Hypothermia
Every year hundreds of successful salespeople are taken out of production and have their career snuffed out. This is done by well-meaning, but misguided ownership that is trying to kill two birds with … [Read more...] about Death by Player/Coach – 7 Fatal Flaws