My father taught acrobatic flying, served in WWII, and worked many years as a corporate pilot. Therefore, I grew up with a love of travel and a fascination for airplanes. The influence of my father’s words and my frequent travel as a corporate trainer have given me a repertoire of leadership lessons based on flying. More
Category: Start Smart as a New Supervisor
Heather is a wonderful graphics designer and communications consultant who recently started her own business. In an effort to gain clients and build credibility as the new designer on the block, she created several designs with little direction from the client and with no pay. This proved frustrating and some of her designs were plagiarized. In her effort to please the client she also agreed to meet their unrealistic deadlines, causing her to work strenuous, long hours. More
A CEO serving employees at a banquet, a supervisor bringing morning coffee to new parents, a shipping company president rolling up his sleeves and unloading a truck.
Over the years I have observed many senior leaders in a variety of situations — and the ones who really inspired me were those who graciously served others. More