Leadership Qualities–Empowerment

Of all the things that leaders can do to cripple their organizations, disabling their employees’ ability to think creatively about solving problems is one of the worst. Forcing employees to hide behind rigid, cookie-cutter policies and solutions doesn’t serve anyone’s best interest–not the company’s, not the employee’s and certainly not the customer’s.  Employees should be … Continue reading

Leadership…A Journey Into One’s Self

For years, scholars and others who study leadership have debated whether leaders are born or made. Does being an effective leader require one to be born with certain intangible, unteachable traits? Are there “skills” that can be taught to anyone that will enable him or her to become an extraordinary leader? The deeper we dig … Continue reading