The Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Ask for Help

Most leaders think of themselves as strong. They are typically resourceful, hard-working problem-solvers with grit and determination. People rely on the them and they’re able to shoulder that responsibility well. There can be a sort of “super hero” mentality that develops within a leader that cultivates the unrealistic expectation that the leader is supposed to […]

Why are Personality Tests So Fascinating?

Your unique blend of traits affects your emotions, work performance, and relationships. For centuries, psychologists, doctors, and academics have created personality tests for helping us understand ourselves and others. Especially since the advent of online tests and social media, certain personality tests are all the rage for awhile until they join the cabinets with the […]

How to Attract & Retain Top Talent

Chick-fil-A might bring to mind your favorite sandwich, but at the first Emerald Coast Chick-fil-A Leadership Summit, Mark Miller, Vice-President of High Performance Leadership made a memorable statement: “You might think we’re in the chicken business, but we are actually in the people business – and we serve them chicken. This emphasis is foundational to […]

The Synergy of a Multi-generational Team

One generation can make a big difference in how people view the world. Cultural values shift and the events that shape our lives vary dramatically in the span of several decades. Consider world events that are indelibly printed in your memory. Where were you when you heard the news of the planes crashing into the […]

All in the Family – Organizational Culture

We can only reproduce what we are. Everyone knows that if you plant squash seeds, you get squash plants. Obviously this law applied to people goes much deeper than the physical sense. You can’t expect those you’re leading to become something you’re not. There’s been a shift since I entered the work force 35 years […]

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