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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, […]


F is for Feedback

Posted on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 3:25 pm by Gary Winters

When you accepted the responsibility to be a leader, you got in the Feedback Delivery business. Your team thrives on your feedback. They want to know: How are we doing?  (How am I doing?) Are we on track? (Am I on track?) What are we doing well?  (What am I doing well?) Is there anything […]


B is for Boring

Posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 12:13 pm by Gary Winters

Okay, let’s have a show of hands. How many of you would say the business meetings you attend are productive, participatory, and a good use of your time? Let’s try again. How many of you would say the meetings you attend are boring, energy-draining, and a terrible waste of time? Think of the last meeting […]


Say, boss, I think I’m gonna retire…

Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 11:30 am by Gary Winters

If you’ve read What Your Boss Never Told You, my Quick Start Guide for New Managers, you met three types of employees – those who support you, those who sabotage, and those who split (but don’t actually leave). In March, I’m publishing a book to help managers with yet another kind of employee: those  who […]