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How to Delegate Authority with Confidence

How to Delegate Authority with Confidence

Early in my Army aviation career I had a revelation: delegate authority as much as possible. I discovered that I enjoyed something more than flying helicopters, which I didn’t think was possible. After a year in my first command assignment, I was still without an...
Leadership Commitment: Living Your Values

Leadership Commitment: Living Your Values

From day one upon being exposed to the Army values as an ROTC cadet, we learned the four Cs of leadership. I was tested on my leadership commitment within three months after arriving at my first assignment. My message: For a leader to succeed, you must be committed to...
Leadership Culture: How to Maintain Support for Your Cause

Leadership Culture: How to Maintain Support for Your Cause

You’ve done a great job attracting others to support your cause, but how will you sustain the momentum and keep them inspired? Not by your management culture, but your leadership culture!   Organizational Culture is Key Do a search for “best business schools” and...
Benefits of Teamwork

Benefits of Teamwork

A Part of Something Greater Team players crave the benefits of teamwork so much that they are willing to make extraordinary sacrifices. “The most difficult thing for individuals to do when they are part of a team is to sacrifice. Without sacrifice, you’ll never know...
Keep Your Best: How to Align Personal and Professional Values

Keep Your Best: How to Align Personal and Professional Values

When you can show employees that they can align their personal and professional values, you attract, and retain, the right people to your organization. Companies that create a place where employees can practice their values and beliefs retain their best talent. Image...
Why Can’t Top Exec Make Decision? Authority vs Responsibility

Why Can’t Top Exec Make Decision? Authority vs Responsibility

During an interesting conversation about leadership responsibilities, the subject of authority vs. responsibility came up regarding mail delivery on Saturdays. Having lived north of the border where Canada Post does not deliver mail on the weekend, I wanted to...