Values

Posts with the ‘Values’ tag

Hire and Fire For Values – Part 2 Firing

It takes a lot of work to fire someone these days.  Our friends in the legal profession have made the process of firing employees incredibly time consuming.  For some leaders, this process is a disincentive for doing the right thing. When a leader  allows a low performer to stay, that leader is failing.  In the […]

Read More

Hire and Fire For Values – Part 1 Hiring

Why does one person get hired over another?  Why does one person get fired over another?  Performance is a good reason.  Values are an even better reason. A hypocrite is someone who says one thing but does another.  Therefore, an organization that claims values that they do not demonstrate is hypocritical and so is its […]

Read More

West Point’s Prayer for Leaders on July 4

Thirty-two years ago this week, I entered the United States Military Academy at West Point as part of the Class of 1988.  This week the Class of 2020 began their journey as part of the “Long Gray Line”. In honor of Independence Day and the men and women who serve so we can have the […]

Read More

Contracts Versus Covenants – In Business & In Life

“If you do this, then I will do that.”  or “I’m going to do this.”  Period. End of story. One is the basic language in most contracts. One is the language of a covenant. The problem with contracts is that if one party does not comply, then the other party is not obligated to comply […]

Read More

The Secret To Keeping A Great Culture Great – Interview with Bob Funk, CEO of Express Employment Professionals on IMPACT Talk Radio

Bob Funk, Founder and CEO of Express Employment Professionals ($2.8 billion annually) speaks with Dave Anderson about The Secret to Keeping a Great Culture Great on this 30 minute podcast. All past and current podcasts also available on iTunes. (Over 5 Million downloads to date!) Please rate us on iTunes as well! Other resources -free […]

Read More

Three Reasons People Don’t Trust You

His team didn’t trust him and Tom was confused. He was a good guy and an award winning salesman prior to being promoted. But, he and his team were not connecting. They liked him just fine. But, they did not trust him. Trust is not easy. In today’s world, it takes more than just being […]

Read More

Staying Strong In A Crisis

Business crisis, family crisis, personal crisis – no matter who I am or how blessed a life I’ve led to this point, I will face a crisis sooner or later.   How I respond in a crisis says a lot about who I am as a person and a leader. Do I run from a challenge […]

Read More

Teamwork: What Good Looks Like

Values, values everywhere.  Every company seems to have a list of values they claim to be important.  Most of the time those values are a list of words on a website or a poster.  Integrity, Service,  and Teamwork are among some of the most common values companies claim. But, we all know that just because […]

Read More

Two Common and Controllable Causes of Stress

Some people are always stressed, while others always seem calm. Some people are anxious about every decision, while others seem content with the possibility of failure. As I observe both types of people, I believe there are two self-created issues that set us up for stressful days and nights. They are mindsets that we have […]

Read More

IMPACT Talk Radio host Dave Anderson interviews Brian Brandt of Core Insights

Dave Anderson of Anderson Leadership Solutions interviews Brian Brandt of Core Insights. Do you know what you stand for? Does your team? Learn how to take your core values from pious words on a website and bring them to life in your team! Free PDF downloads are available at Overwhelmedmanagersguide.com. Podcasts also available on iTunes. […]

Read More
Page 1 of 41234