Thoughts from Greg
Are You Creating Your Map to Becoming a Better Leader?
There was a point in time, way back, when I thought I had the potential for leadership. This was when I first read the book ‘Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’. It was a little over twenty years ago now. At that time, I was in the Navy and somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
A few things about that first reading have stuck in my mind since. The first was the notion of walking through one city using the map of another. The idea was that you might be in the right place but using the wrong principles or priorities (the wrong map). Second, was how difficult it was to comprehend many of the ideas. Creating a personal mission statement seemed appealing but I found it difficult to wrap my head around how mine could be unique.
Who do you want to be when you grow up? Read More…
Change Management: Is It Time To Upset Your Apple Cart?
Especially when you initiate it for yourself, your department or your company and have the change tied to a big initiative or strategic objective.
It can be a huge motivator for you, your staff and those who benefit from your product or service to embark on a new voyage. Especially when you can involve the key players around you as part of the change process. Read More…