To be a great leader, be a great mentor!

Great leaders are great mentors. I was lucky to have had several bosses who served as my experienced and trusted advisors. Three of these stand out, in part because of their unique approaches. Talk Up, Not Down – When I was a young restaurant manager, I had two different general managers who made a habit […]

What Are The Keys To Being A Great Leader?

In the third in my series about great leaders, I want to talk about leaders as creators.  Of course, leaders create many things. The bottom line for me is that leaders create connections, opportunities and success. Leaders Create Connections. Leaders understand that leading is about relationships (and I don’t just mean relationships between humans). First, […]

Curious About What Makes a Great Leader?

This blog is the second in a series on essential traits for leaders. A curious leader is a leader who looks for learning and discovery in everything. Is curiosity the first thing you think of when you think about leadership traits? It may not be, but great leaders are always on a quest of discovery. […]