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The long-awaited sequel!

Posted on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 3:35 pm by Gary Winters

At long last, the sequel to What Your Boss Never Told You is available – both as a paperback, and as an ebook.   What ELSE has even more tips and techniques for new or newer supervisors and managers. Eighteen bite-sized chapters, including sections on: STRAIGHT TALK Follower Fatigue Motivation 101 The X-Factor Do Nice […]


Two Words to Better Leadership

Posted on Sunday, January 8th, 2017 at 1:35 pm by Gary Winters

Consider this post a gentle reminder of some very simple things you might start doing, or do more often, to strengthen your impact as a leader. I’m willing to bet that something on this list will resonate with you as something you could enhance. See if you agree. “Good morning.” When you come to work, […]


Win one for the Gipper?

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 11:37 am by Gary Winters

You look around, and you realize it’s going to be another one of those days. Everyone – you, your staff, your boss, your peers – just about everyone seems to be stuck in a rut. Same stuff, different day. Ever wish you could channel a little Knute Rockne? “Well, boys … I haven’t a thing […]


H is for Humor

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 10:45 am by Gary Winters

One common denominator in the most effective leaders I know is that they have a well-developed sense of humor. They’re not comedians, they rarely tell structured jokes, but they can lift a group in a heartbeat with a well-placed one-liner – which is often a self-deprecating piece of wit. They know the importance and how […]