Managerial Leadership
img
written by Mick Ukleja

CLEAN UP THE CLUTTER

(5 Ways To Simplify And Get Back Control)   Clutter creates confusion.  It is a threat to mental and emotional clarity.  Life has enough complexities without adding fuel to our chaotic fire.  Peace of mind – some call it flow – often eludes us.  Ever so slowly our minds can drift into a state called […]

Continue Reading
04.10.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

THE SHIFTING WORKFORCE…..AND WORKPLACE

What Has Become Irrelevant In Corporate Culture? There has been much written and said about the shifting workforce.  We see the Millenial generation (1983-2001),  entering organizations at an amazing rate, while at the same time Baby Boomers (1946-1964), are retiring.  In our research that involved multiple corporations and thousands of managers and Millennials, we identified […]

Continue Reading
10.11.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

WORK, WELL-BEING, AND WORK-LIFE BALANCE

What’s True And What’s Myth? Sometime ago a USA Today Snapshot (2008), revealed the satisfaction level executives had with their jobs. Job/Satisfaction Level Finance – 68% Human Resources – 65% Marketing – 63% General Management – 61% Sales – 54% The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index confirmed those earlier findings. They have polled literally millions of adults […]

Continue Reading
02.28.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

LEADERSHIP IN AN AGE OF INNOVATION

(Millennials: Play To Their Strengths) When I was in high school the creative kid was someone out on the fringe. We (and their instructors), would say, “Boy. Does that kid have their head in the clouds!” The intended meaning was that they were hopelessly disconnected from the real world. How things have changed! Today “living […]

Continue Reading
01.31.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

Employee Engagement

Every leader wants their employees to perform at an-above-average level.  My friends, Scott and Ken Blanchard give two tips on how to fire up the employee passion and keep it burning. First, remember why you got into the business in the first place, and second, connect the dots between an individual’s work and the organization’s […]

Continue Reading
03.14.2011
written by Mick Ukleja

How Do I Reward And Motivate… With Less Money? – Part III

Tough times? Every organization goes through them. More attention is being paid to the bottom line. That being the case, equally as much attention should be paid to the frontline—the team members that produce the results. In the earlier posts in this series (part I & part II), I said we need to Staff By […]

Continue Reading
02.07.2011
written by Mick Ukleja

How Do I Reward And Motivate… With Less Money? – Part II

I’ve learned a lot of lessons from coaching volunteers. These principles are just as important for our hourly or salaried employees. When money is tight we can either get pessimistic or productive. The tendency is to avoid people. They need the leader’s attention more than ever during challenging times. In my last post I said […]

Continue Reading
02.03.2011
Page 1 of 212
  • Get a Free Book Chapter
    img
    Sign up to receive our blog posts via e-mail and get the first chapter of Who Are You?... FREE.
    Learn more ...