Category Archive: Managing

Supporting a new lead person

Image source Little League International headquarters is in the community where I live. Every year, the nonprofit organization I lead participates with Little League’s Kid’s Day. It’s held in the museum. Our volunteers… Continue reading

Six Steps to Organizational Excellence

Leadership Freak blog posts usually focus on personal rather than organizational development. However, Dr. Mrunal Asher, a long-time reader and contributor of the Leadership Freak blog sent me his paper, “Six Essential Steps to… Continue reading

Crashing barriers to fulfillment at work

Inept leaders drain enthusiasm; create negative work-cultures, and generate unfulfilled, self-centered, inward-facing employees. Great leaders know how to infuse people with fulfillment. Emphasize value: The barrier of meaningless work is broken when the… Continue reading

The Most Dangerous Time in Your Career

A promotion may be the most dangerous time in your career. Within 18 months, 40% of all new managers and executives fail. Success is dangerous. The move from front line employee to supervisor/manager… Continue reading

Four Ways Managers Roadblock Productivity

“Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.” Peter Drucker Four ways managers roadblock productivity Talking – Managers that roadblock work talk too much.… Continue reading

You Only Need Three Words

Everything you need to know about getting a grip on your time is contained in three words. Eliminate … Delegate … Accelerate Eliminate: Stop unnecessary or low priority tasks. Delegate: Give tasks to… Continue reading