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Top Five Gifts Your Staff Wants For The Holidays

The holiday season is considered to be the time of giving, a time to be selfless and cognizant of the needs of others.  As a business coach and consultant I have often been faced with what I call “The Great Divide” between upper management of companies and the balance of the working team.  Some may … Continue reading Top Five Gifts Your Staff Wants For The Holidays

Five Steps to Family Business Harmony

A friend of mine with a great track record of success running a family business recently shared with me thoughts on how to make a family business relationship work effectively.  I thought you would enjoy reading this perspective from the front lines. Here is what this family business CEO wrote: Do you remember the television … Continue reading Five Steps to Family Business Harmony

Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part II

As I shared in my blog post of August 16, I am amazed at the number of leadership lessons I run into while I am getting my monthly hair cut! Visits to the local hair salon have produced wonderful examples of how leaders should and should not behave as they attempt to get the most … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part II

Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part I

I am amazed at the number of leadership lessons I run into while I am getting my monthly hair cut, of all places! Visits to the local hair salon have produced wonderful examples of how leaders should and should not behave as they attempt to get the most out of their people. During a recent … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part I