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Pushing Credit Down

As a leader do you push credit down to your team, or do you keep it all?  As John Maxwell points out, when you try and keep others down, you go down with them. But, when you pull others up, you go up with them. This is a great example of pushing...

Building Culture

I have read this article about 6 times. First off it is brilliantly written. Second this talks about building culture in an organization. As you read the article here are some key points to think about: Who is telling your story?Are you driving what you know can be...

Monday Moments 6/13/2016

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.”-Robert Lewis Stevenson Ned’s Note-I am not in total agreement with this however, don’t let your fears run your mouth, get that grand idea or dream out there.

Monday Moments 6/6/2016

“The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.”-Socrates Ned’s Note-This week live up to your own vision of yourself.

Monday Moments 5/30/2016

“A good leader is not the person who does things right, but the person who finds the right things to do”-Anthony T. Padovano Ned’s Note-This week there are some right things for you to do and some other things you should not do at all. Pay attention.

Monday Moments 5/23/2016

“I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don’t think that’s quite it; it’s more like jazz. There is more improvisation.”-Warren Bennis Ned’s Note-Loosen up, stop trying to control absolutely everything,...

Monday Moments 5/16/2016

“Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson Ned’s Note-Find one individual this week and convince them, you thing they are great and see what they produce.

Monday Moments 5/9/2016

“It’s not the hours you put in your work that counts, it’s the work you put in the hours.”-Sam Ewing Ned’s Note- Ouch, I guess I should read this one all week and see just how much I am accomplishing. Procrastination and I are good friends.

Monday Moments 5/2/2016

“One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.”-Arnold Glasow Ned’s Note-This works if you are alert and aware of problems. Look around this week and solve some small problems before they become...

Monday Moments 9/8/2014

Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.-Benjamin Franklin Ned’s Note-The real lesson here is not about Ben, God, or beer; the real lesson is to sit down with someone important, have a drink of whatever you drink and just listen to each other....