Makarios Consulting Blog

The Family Vacation: A Lesson In Leadership

My step-daughter is a serious planner.  Everything is written down, prioritized and carried out with the authority of a seasoned drill sergeant.  So it was no surprise that our family vacation to Disney this past January was scheduled out to the last detail.  Ten family members were involve in this adventure, the only children being … Continue reading The Family Vacation: A Lesson In Leadership

It’s Always Been a Matter of Trust

In our work with leaders around the globe we continually emphasize how crucial it is for leaders to build trust with their followers. Without trust, leaders are unable to build strong relationships, keep followers engaged, or establish a shared vision for the future. In a recent employee survey we conducted for one of our clients, … Continue reading It’s Always Been a Matter of Trust

Workplace Flexibility – We’re Not in Kansas anymore

Recently, the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) began a partnership called Moving Work Forward. Its’ aim is to transform the way organizations approach workplace flexibility, and to show how flexible workplaces can benefit employers and employees and help employers develop workplace cultures that fully embrace and implement strategies … Continue reading Workplace Flexibility – We’re Not in Kansas anymore