How To Be A Memorable Leader Who Gets Results

Leaders can be memorable in more ways than one and they get to decide what that looks like. So much of leadership is about how he or she influences others. Early in my career, I was fortunate to have a great manager. I didn’t know it at the time because I was just starting my professional career in healthcare. I hadn’t had much experience at that point and was unaware of the importance of good leadership on individuals and organizations.

It was my first medical sales position and I was living in the Midwest. Somehow, I was included in the Western Region and didn’t mind at all having to go to Northern California for regional meetings. Greg was our Regional Manager and (more…)

How You Can Get More Profitable Results As A Leader

Most aspects of our lives require us to interface with people.  Our ability to manage these interactions effectively and productively is critical to the results we get as individuals and organizations.  This ability is reflective of our leadership and versatility.  Versatility is defined as embracing a variety of skills and refers to our adaptability.  Versatility leads to more (more…)

Creating a Dynamic Team

On any team you have a variety of personality and behavior types working together.  In most instances the team members have to learn to work with these different styles by default.  What usually happens?  Some misunderstanding occurs, conflict arises, someone starts to withhold or people start forming unproductive alliances which can all lead to discord.  In his book, “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” Patrick Lencioni lists these as the most common ways teams get off track:

  • Absence of Trust
  • Fear of Conflict
  • Lack of Commitment
  • Avoidance of Accountability
  • Inattention to Results

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