What is success? Success has been defined as “the progressive attainment of a worthy goal”. While this is a good general definition, each one of us has our own specific idea about what success means to us. So, what does success mean to you? For some people it means status, prestige, and respect; for others it means power - the ability to influence and command others. But for most people, their definition of success includes financial independence and security.Read More »
If you were to build a house, you would begin with a blueprint. This blueprint proves useful because it contains more than directions on how to build a house. It also describes the finished house.
So, what does this have to do with leadership?
Several months ago, I asked an audience of Sales Managers to tell me the characteristics of an ideal leader. Their answers were (in the order collected):
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When I opened my Sunday edition of the Boston Herald, out popped a 48-page color insert titled: "America's Best Vacations." As I carefully reviewed the pages I was convinced that sooner or later I would see a "Go RVing" or "Go Camping America" ad in there someplace ..... but nothing in there about RV's and camping ..... absolutely nothing!Read More »
You just can't keep a good man down. Welcome back, Greg. Hope you enjoyed your brief hiatus.Read More »