Lessons Learned From A Football Broadcasting Truck…

Years ago in college, I worked various weekends for a one of the major broadcasting networks during college football telecasts. It was a great opportunity to get experience in the field of sports broadcasting, which I had decided would be my career path.  While working for a major network might sound like a big deal (it was to me), in … Continue reading Lessons Learned From A Football Broadcasting Truck…

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The Pointing Finger…

No one likes to have a finger pointed at them - either  literally or figuratively.  There's just something uncomfortable about the whole thing. However, when it comes to pointing the finger at someone else... now that's a different story.  Most of us don't seem to mind that scenario so much. Maybe it's because we like to be "in charge." … Continue reading The Pointing Finger…

Being great at everything…

As gratifying and enjoyable as leadership can be, it can also be mentally and emotionally taxing. Bearing the responsibility of others, a department or even an entire organization is not without its side effects. Because of the stress often involved in leadership, many new leaders - as well as experienced ones - can experience burnout. And while there are … Continue reading Being great at everything…

Leaders, develop your people!

Sometimes when talking to other managers and leaders of businesses, they will say things like, "I can't get my employees to do anything," or "they don't listen to a word I say!" When I hear phrases like this, my first thought is: There's a leadership issue here... Sure, there are employees and team members out there that seem … Continue reading Leaders, develop your people!

Are you too busy “teaching” to learn?

With many leadership blogs like this one, the authors are trying to bestow some knowledge to the audience. We are trying to teach others how to be better leaders. Truth be told, most of the knowledge we have we either learned the hard way by making mistakes, or we learned from someone else. The knowledge gained from … Continue reading Are you too busy “teaching” to learn?