We Need to Lift as We Climb

We Need to Lift as We Climb

“We need to lift as we climb,” said the CEO of a fast-growing company regarding her company’s leadership development approach. Simple and True. I picture a stair case where senior leaders are rushing to reach the top – to The Pinnacle! Best-Ever Profits! Increased...

TMDC Focus on Energy

As leaders, we have a responsibility to set the tone for our teams and foster a positive work environment. Celebrating wins (big and small!), sharing sincere and positive feedback, and honoring special occasions of team members can build enthusiasm and energy. FIRST,...
TMDC Leadership Spotlight: Operational Competencies

TMDC Leadership Spotlight: Operational Competencies

The Team Manager Development Center includes a focus on 12 key leadership competencies. Those 12 competencies are grouped into either Operational, Interactive, or Personal groups. In this post, we’re going to examine the Operational Competencies that are...
The Power of Clear Objectives

The Power of Clear Objectives

Objectives are specific and clear. They are not ambiguous and do not shift over time. Although goals and objectives are terms that often are used interchangeably, there’s a real power in giving objectives a separate identity in how you think about your business...