Leaders who build the best companies utilize ten foundational leadership cornerstone concepts. These cornerstones help leaders establish the groundwork needed for their company’s future achievements. They provide a stable basis for the leader’s approach, direction setting, communications, and decision making. They help set the standards for leadership behaviors, self-awareness, and accountability. Starting from these foundational cornerstones allows top-level leaders...
A leader’s approach, vision, exhibited characteristics, and mindset are key factors in the long run success of any organization.
The leader’s approach will normally be based in part upon:
The organization they lead.
Their personality and characteristics.
What they wish to achieve.
However, great leaders will also make critical choices in formulating their approach to successfully steer company direction toward intended...
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Allow me to ask you a seemingly simple question: Would you spend the extra money to buy a color copier and only use black and white prints? Of course, you wouldn’t. It doesn’t make sense. It’s a poor investment of money. The same is true for employees. If employees do not obtain results and contribute at their highest levels, we do not...
Positive characteristics exhibited by great leaders are important keys to their success. These characteristics arise from several overlapping and interrelated general areas. The characteristics leaders select to utilize and portray from within these areas, in conjunction with their personality type, will help define who they are, how effective they will be, and how successful their companies will become. These...
This article outlines the importance of a leadership inspired teamwork culture in positioning a company for success. Leadership must be directly engaged in:
Implementing the company’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.
Delivering services to customers.
Providing for their employees.
Being a responsible business owner/CEO.
Monitoring the company bottom-line.
Leadership must also be focused on creating a culture which produces exceptional...