by Barry S. Saltzman is CEO of Saltzman Enterprise Group Acting “like a boss” may not be the best way to get respect from your employees. A strong leader aims to shift workplace culture. Consider for a moment the difference between a boss and a leader—what distinguishes the two? Some immediate differences come to mind.
Anyone that knows me knows that I love Disney, and more specifically I love Winnie-the-Pooh and often reference him in leadership presentations. I think we can learn a lot from A.A. Milne about leadership and life: “Pooh looked at his two paws. He knew that one of them was the right, and he knew that
The Lufthansa plane crash serves as a reminder: Leaders must encourage openness in their organizations. written by Rob Bogosian April 8, 2015 German airline Lufthansa might want to look at its screening process after a co-pilot committed murder-suicide in March (Photo of a Lufthansa airbus by Lasse Fuss, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.) On March 24, co-pilot
In December 1775, “An American Guesser” anonymously wrote to the Pennsylvania Journal: “I observed on one of the drums belonging to the marines now raising, there was painted a Rattle-Snake, with this modest motto under it, ‘Don’t tread on me.’ As I know it is the custom to have some device on the arms of
written by: Lisa Falzone, Contributor, CEO and Co-founder of Revel Systems Succeeding in competitive sports requires laser-sharp focus, hard work and unwavering discipline. The same can be said of running a multi-million dollar company. And that’s why, despite the fact that my days as a swimmer at Stanford University are behind me, I continue to apply the
by Dan Frith The story goes that this poem was found among the personal belongings of an elderly man who died in a nursing home. The resident did not have any close relatives or family and this poem was found by nurses as they boxed up his personal belongings. What do you see nurses? What do