Burning the Pancakes: 7 Steps to Empowerment

Here is the winner of our July 2016 Guest Blog Competition.

Burning the Pancakes: 7 Steps to Empowerment by Ken Downer

Ken is the Founder, RapidStartLeadership.com
“Accelerating the Leader to Excellence”
Bio
Ken has been a leader in many capacities, from his 26 years in the Army to his 17 years in the Scouting program. He’s excited about being able to share […]

By |July 29th, 2016|View All|1 Comment

Crack The Leadership Code Interview 2016

This is the second time I have been invited to speak on the Crack The Leadership Code Summit with Dr Michelle Pizer.
Dr Michelle is one of my favorite interviewers, I love her passion and enthusiasm for leadership and we always have great time, and share great information, and this interview is no different.
So grab a […]

By |July 28th, 2016|View All|0 Comments

Got An Interview: Here Are 10 Tips To Help You Ace It

When opportunities comes, especially media opportunities, we need to make sure that we can create a great impression.

As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to create a first impression, and if we can create a great impression it can do wonders for our business.

Personally, I have done many podcasts and radio interviews, and […]

By |July 26th, 2016|View All|0 Comments

3 Signs It’s Time To Let Them Go

One of the least pleasant sides of management is letting underperforming, or disruptive staff go. It’s never an easy thing to do to tell someone they are no longer needed or wanted. However, it is something that we need to do if we want to create high performing organisations.
Knowing if you have a problem is […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Standing Tall, View All|4 Comments

The Toughest Job of All Is To Drive Change.

As a leader, the toughest job of all is to drive change.
Why is that? Well because most people hate change, and getting them to do something they hate and don’t want to do is next to impossible.
Too many of the changes that fail because companies didn’t get people bought into the change, and without buy-in […]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Everyone Wants To Do A Great Job, Our Job Is to Help Them

I honestly believe that no one comes to work looking to do a bad job. Everyone wants to be successful, everyone wants to go home at the end of the day feeling like they achieved something and that they didn’t waste their time.
Just picking up a paycheck having spent 8 unproductive hours at work is […]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|2 Comments

Empowerment => Accountability => Success

Empowerment leads to increased accountability and increased accountability leads to a higher probability of success.
When we delegate tasks to our staff, they do not automatically assume that they are empowered to deliver them, often they need to be explicitly told that they are also empowered.
Without empowerment they don’t feel accountable for the task, they just […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

What’s Stopping You From Empowering Your Team?

Creating an empowered team should be the goal of every single leader, but it’s amazing how many people in leadership teams refuse to do that.
In this video I cover why I believe that is and why we should look to overcome those challenges.

If you want to improve your leadership then why not check out our […]

By |July 19th, 2016|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Chief Recognition Officer

Bonjour,
My name is Carine Tredgold, Chief Recognition Officer at Gordon Tredgold LLC, and today I am thrilled to share, with you, my first article in the Success Blog.
I am both proud of my job title, and also sad at the same time because unfortunately this a position/role which is absent from many Organizational Charts, but […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|3 Comments

7 Ways To Better Engage and Empower Millennials

Millennials are, in my honest opinion, a much-maligned group with lots of negative comments about them feeling entitled, being self-centered, lazy, etc., etc.
But whatever we baby boomers or Generation X’ers think about Millennials they are now the largest group within the workforce and very quickly they will become the majority and those companies which can […]

By |July 18th, 2016|FAST Leadership, View All|1 Comment