The 21st Century Leader

5 Changes You Will Need To Make

Gone are the days of do as I say. The 20th Century was full of leaders who demanded people do things just because they said so, all the while they did the complete opposite. A 21st Century leader will need a transformation from the status quo to be successful. You ask, why should I have to […]

5 Things You Can Do To Attract Millennials

The Millennials are coming to an organization near you. Actually, they’re already here. Millennials account for an estimated 34% of the workforce. Over the next decade, estimates show Millennials will become 75% of the available workers. In 2016 alone, 3.6 million Boomers will retire. Are you prepared? Millennials have a lot to offer, but they […]

Trust: 6 Things You Must Be To Keep It

There are people we trust and others we do not. Some are ones we may have once trusted, while others never earned that level of respect. In today’s post, I am discussing 6 Key Components of Trust and why they are vital to leaders. Early in my career, I worked for a boss who considered […]

5 Reasons The Paycheck Is Dead, You Can Thank The Millennials

It’s true. Millennials killed the paycheck. Gone are the days of working just for the piece of paper (or direct deposit) that our mothers and fathers labored over. Millennials just don’t care about the paycheck like generations before. If your strategy for recruitment and retention is salary based, you’re already losing the battle. I’m a […]

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Millennials: Intention Deficit Disorder

Millennials have longed been called many names. Some probably warranted, others were not so much. The “intentionality” it takes to run an organization cannot be overlooked. I believe that Millennials are suffering from IDD, Intention Deficit Disorder, not the closely related , Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Where Attention Deficit Disorder focuses on the ability to pay […]

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3 Things You Must Ask Your Team

Ask these questions to strengthen your team

#Leadership is more art than science, at least for effective leaders. Those who attain the status as a Level 5 leader know the craft inside and out and treat each part like an artist does a canvas. Emotional intelligence is crucial to success as a leader. Many people with emotional intelligence have a superb ability […]

A Seat At the Table

6 Keys to Getting Invited

“I just want a seat at the table!” exclaimed Alex, a twenty something working in the public safety sector. Alex was ready to seize the day and take on the world, but there was one thing in his way, himself. Like Alex, I too was eager when I was younger. I wanted to make a […]

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5 Ways to Engage Millennials at Work

Engage Gallup released a 2013 study that says only 13% of employees worldwide say they are engaged at work. Sadly that number was up from just 10% from two years prior. I guess the good news is the percentage of employees claiming to be actively disengaged dropped from 27% to 24% in the same time […]

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Entitled or Engaged?

Millennials, are they the entitled generation or something more?

Entitled or Engaged? Millennials, are they the entitled generation or something more? For the better part of the last 10 years, I’ve heard countless stories on how Millennials are simply entitled and expect everything. I for one, have always thought that was a significant misjudgment. Today I will dive into Millennials and the entitled mindset. I […]

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