December 29, 2015

26 leadership resolutions you can make for 2016

Leaders learn best when they take the time to reflect, learn from the past and identify ways to improve themselves. I checked in with some young […]
December 22, 2015

Why you may need to cut expenses even after a banner year

Question: Our company performed very well this year. But now — during the holidays! — the CEO is telling us to cut costs by 5 percent […]
December 16, 2015

Do you really want to empower employees to make decisions?

Question: My boss says I need to empower my people to make decisions. What is the right way to empower others? Answer: In a word: Don’t. […]
December 8, 2015

Learning how to set priorities

Question: My boss promoted me about a year ago because he saw I could get things done. But now that I’m a leader, he is frustrated […]
November 12, 2015

How to convey messages more effectively

Question 1: My boss says I need to “get to the bottom line” faster and clarify my message. What do you suggest? Answer: As a leader, […]
October 29, 2015

Welcome to Leader Time®

Welcome to Leader Time®, a column that answers your questions about leadership in business and non-profit organizations. Topics in this twice-monthly column will include promoting organizational […]
November 23, 2014

Don’t ‘Ban Bossy,’ Instead Teach Girls Authentic Leadership Lessons

This article originally appeared in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle on March 22, 2014. Good leadership doesn’t come from being bossy. It comes from leading by […]