Leadership Quote: If We Only Focus On Fixing What's Wrong…

April 26, 2015 at 5:00 am

  This month’s leadership quote: “If we only focus on fixing what’s wrong, we forget to notice and build what is good and strong.” -Rebecca Wilkinson So often in our quest to be better, both as people and in our companies, we forget this advice. No question, sometimes fixing is […]

Attitude Is What Matters (Even With The Economy)

April 19, 2015 at 5:00 am

  When I watched this Brian Westbury video, The Triple Mandate, I was struck by the fact that several years into the current recovery, many business owners and investors are still worried. Understandable. The Great Recession took its toll on both our economy and our psyche.  The memory, while distant, is still […]

Vistage CEO Confidence Index: Optimism Among Small Firms At Highest Level In 3 Years In Q1 2015

April 12, 2015 at 5:00 am

  The quarterly Vistage Confidence Index is now available. Confidence among CEOs has remained higher for a longer period than at any other time in the past ten years, according to a survey of 1,541 small- to mid-sized business owners. The survey, which took place from March 9 to March 18, 2015, […]

Words Matter Part II

April 5, 2015 at 5:00 am

  A few weeks ago, my post “Words Matter“, generated several responses. One reader reminded me, like with everything, there is another side. The side of being too politically correct. The place where we so carefully script our words that we lose any sense of real communication. What to do? On the one […]