Leadership Quote: The Key Is Not To Prioritize What Is On Your Schedule..

May 27, 2012

This month’s leadership quote:  The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey We often hear time management tips about taking time to plan your schedule. What we often hear is to prioritize what is on the schedule. What Stephen Covey reminds us with this quote, is to pause, choose our … Read More

Glory Days: Don't Let Them Pass You By…

May 20, 2012

Thank you Bruce Springsteen for this quote.  It seems today that the chorus of “glory days” conversation has increased. Perhaps it is because we live in a world of constant change and there is a longing for a slower pace? My response to this is, the glory days were only golden in retrospect.  Every period of … Read More

Why "Big Picture Only" Leaders Fail

May 13, 2012

As discussed in last week’s blog, there is a difference between management and leadership.  Leadership is “doing the right things” and focusing on the big picture certainly falls into this category. That said, when leaders focus solely on vision and strategy and not on execution, put simply, nothing gets done. Successful leaders know that they … Read More

Leadership Vs. Management – Does It Matter?

May 6, 2012

Recently, one of my Vistage members asked the group this question: “What is the difference between leadership and management?” He heard a lot of responses and the one that said it best was this one… “Leadership is doing the right things, management is doing things right.”  from management guru Warren Bennis What does it mean to … Read More