A gentler more inspiring style of leadership. When leaders demonstrate genuine care for their people, they can inspire them.

A Gentler More Inspiring Style of Leadership

Sometimes small acts of kindness can have a profound and lasting impact. When leaders demonstrate genuine care for their people, especially those in inferior positions, they can inspire them. These acts of kindness enable leaders to connect with people at an emotional level. That builds trust and creates loyalty. The following story is a great example […]

The Real Benefit of Unlimited Vacation Days

 Photo credit: infocus.london   I recently read an article that celebrated a high-tech company that decided to give its employees the great benefit of unlimited number of vacation days. The company leaders expect this move to lead to better results for the company.   I too applaud this move, and believe that it will lead to better […]

this post discussed the foundations of a great start-up company. It lists the most critical elements of great founding team, and a successful start-up.

The Foundations of a Great Start-up

I’ve written before about the importance of picking the right co-founder/s for your venture. I cannot overemphasize the importance of this decision. That’s the first step to build a great team. Next, you and your co-founders need to function as an effective team. Based on my own experience, and the painful experience of other entrepreneurs, […]

What Makes a Successful Founding Team? this post discussed the most critical elements of a great founding team, and a successful start-up.

What Makes a Successful Founding Team?

I’ve written before about the importance of picking the right co-founder/s for your venture. I cannot overemphasize the importance of this decision. That’s the first step to build a great team. Next, you and your co-founders need to function as an effective team. Based on my own experience, and the painful experience of other entrepreneurs, […]

The mark of true leaders. I think the main ingredients of leadership, which exist in all true leaders, are: trust, confidence, and courage.

The Mark of True Leaders

I recently suffered a major disappointment. My beloved Yankees were embarrassingly swept by the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship series.   While they have lost postseason series before, it has been decades since the Yankees were last handed such a sounding defeat. It was painful to watch. It made me think on the causes for […]

The circle of trust. I firmly believe that trust is the foundation of any good relationship, effective leadership, and successful companies.

The Circle of Trust

I firmly believe that trust is the foundation of any good relationship, effective leadership, and successful companies. When trust is present it allows people to simply do their jobs, with confidence. It increases their commitment and loyalty, and reduces their levels of stress and tension. In addition, it creates an environment where cooperation is possible, […]