Heroes do matter in an organization and in this podcast John shares why.
John discusses why it’s important that everyone understands not only what they need to do, but also why they need to do it.
Marines die in combat. Sadly, that is not an unusual result of protecting “the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Law enforcement professionals die in the line of duty “protecting and serving” the citizens of their various communities. Wars end; Marines go home. Protecting and serving the citizenry never ends. Law enforcement professionals continue … Continue reading Headless Horseman Leadership
Courage is a wonderful mental quality that recognizes the fear of danger or criticism but enables one to proceed in the face of it with calmness and fortitude. Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Many in leadership positions would rather face that wolf than a peer or an employee that needs correction. Some will … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
How many analogies can one make with business and warfare? I am not sure but here is one more for the books. Why is ISIS so dang hard to put an end too? Please, give yourself a headache and do not go to the ostensibly obvious answer—troops on the ground, more bombing, etc. Let’s keep … Continue reading Win the War of Ideas
If you are new to leadership or an old hand keep this one point in the forefront of your mind, character counts. And no one’s character counts more than yours. Your team, those you lead, will rarely if ever behave better than you. They will always follow your lead. Consider this, if everyone acted like … Continue reading Act the Part
In today’s podcast John asks why people (especially women) are reluctant to invest in themselves.
John explains why you have to be the example to create a culture in your business.