How Great Bosses Motivate Employees | Inc.com 2

Do you hire stupid people or do they just get stupid after working for you? Your role as a manager is to teach your people what they need to know to accomplish what you’ve hired them to do. If you aren’t – you’re robbing them of their opportunity to grow. Managers must do 3 things very well. They must be able to communicate, educate and delegate effectively. Great article by Jeff Haden. Well worth the read. – Enjoy

How Great Bosses Motivate Employees | Inc.com.

Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman? | Share on LinkedIn

Move over gents there’s a new leader in town. According to research conducted by – The Centre for Women’s Business – 10.1 Million firms are owned by women – employing more than 13 Million people. The total number of sales generated by firms owned by women topped 1.1 Trillion dollars back in 2008. (These are American numbers but women are outpacing men in starting small businesses here in Canada as well)

Mary Matalin, former Counselor to President George W. Bush and V.P. Cheney may have said it best – “Women around the World are rewriting history at a ferocious pace with or without man’s permission”.  After all it could be said that men aren’t doing such a great job managing things lately.

Great article well worth the read. Enjoy 🙂 Stay Focused

Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman? | Share on LinkedIn.

Top 10 Lies Leaders Tell Themselves « Leadership Freak

What lies do you tell yourself? Are they just little white lies or big fat bold ones? Perception is reality so if you tell yourself the same lie over and over again – you’ll soon start to believe it. Here’s a great blog posting by the “Leadership Freak”. It’ll give you something to think about it. Stay Focused – Enjoy the read.

Top 10 Lies Leaders Tell Themselves « Leadership Freak.

BARNES & NOBLE | Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak: The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make and How to Avoid Them by Brian Smith, Brian Smith, via Smashwords | NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback

Great News! My book – Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak – is now available at Barnes & Noble. I wrote this book so that managers, team leaders & supervisors would /could learn from my mistakes. And trust me – in my 40+ year career as a general manager for one of Canada’s largest and best run organizations and an award winning entrepreneur I’ve committed each one of these sins at one time or another. If I knew then what I know now – there is no question I would have managed differently. After reading this book you will manage differently too. The e-Reader Edition is yours for $9.99. If you are looking for a signed paperback copy please contact me directly for details.

BARNES & NOBLE | Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak: The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make and How to Avoid Them by Brian Smith, Brian Smith, via Smashwords | NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback.