A Different Kind of Rowe

Yesterday I talked about the ROWE as in Results Only Work Environment, and today I had every intention of posting a long article on managing a remote team.  But then I came across this video of Mike Rowe speaking at TED and was struck by several things: I could not...

Row Row ROWE Your Team

In 2007 Best Buy implemented a Results Only Work Environment or ROWE.  They took the bold step of allowing their employees to work when they wanted, where they wanted, and to measure only the results and not the time spent in the office. The result? 40% more...

Finding Your Confidence

Leadership and confidence go together like coffee and doughnuts. No one lines up to follow insecure people, and those who project confidence seem to draw followers like moths to a flame. But how do you develop and project confidence when you’re brand new at...

Communicating at All Levels of the Organization

When you launch a new initiative with your team, do you use the same presentation you used when you talked to the management team?  Stop!  Different levels of the organization want and need different information – you need to customize your communication for...

Leadership and Passion – Gary Vaynerchuck

There’s some profanity here and there in this, but it’s a wonderful clip about being passionate about your work. It’s a great example of the fact that leadership comes in all different packages… We just launched the Personal Focus Coaching fan...