Archive for the ‘FUEL’ Category

The Ten Commandments of Good Design

Designer-Dieter_Rams

Dieter Rams at Vitsœ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer who has been recognized as one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century. He worked for 40 years at the German consumer products company, Braun. Today, he works at Vitsœ, a …

Moving with Purpose with Focus and Flexibility

A Key Skill of Business Leaders

Focusing on study

If you were to compile a checklist of attributes for great leaders, it would probably include the following items:

  • Visionary
  • Great communication skills
  • Focus
  • Courage under fire
  • Charismatic
  • Strategic thinker

When I ask business owners which of these attributes is most important for a …

Featured Competency: Persuasive Communications

Persuasion by Jane Austen

What does it mean it mean to be persuasive? It means moving people to action. It means having an impact with your communications. It means getting ideas across and making a difference.

Defining it as a competency means: The ability to plan and deliver oral and written communications that are …

What’s your economic recovery plan?

Ember Carriers

Moving you from possibility to results

In tough times, harnessing the power of your workforce is a must. But research shows that only 22% of organizations provide training to engage and empower their people. Be sure you’re one of them.  Now is not the time to HOPE you have developed …

What do YOU stand for?

I could also ask, “What does peanut butter have to do with Mike Wallace?”

Huh?!?

Bear with me…

Peanut Butter Sandwich

And how does that effect the price of tea in China

Mike Wallace, one of the most pugnacious journalists to walk the planet, left a legacy when he died. He fought for …

Build to a Company to Last, Not For Your Ego

Well as I type this post, Chapter 11 of my book is in the can.  Time to set my sights on chapter 12.  The last four chapter outline how following our FUEL Process to create your leadership development program gives you a competitive edge.  So if you are not familiar …