How To Take The Path From Tactical To Strategic

What do I do now? This is a question that most newly promoted leaders ask, at least of themselves. The transition between having a mostly tactic-focused function and that of a strategy focused leader of people can be a challenging shift. Getting stuff done (here and now) can be much more immediately satisfying than the […]

Building a bridge between goals and accomplishment

Writing a weekly blog requires discipline. As you may have noticed, I haven’t had this discipline for several months. Jim Rohn says that Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. In other words, it takes discipline to accomplish what we desire. So what does discipline look like? As I consider what others have written on […]

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 […]