Yearly Archives: 2014

Leadership Lessons from Simon Sinek

I recently had the opportunity to see Simon Sinek live and in person at an event sponsored by Town Hall Seattle.  For those of you who don’t know him, Simon Sinek is the author of “Start with Why”.  This little

Posted in Culture, Leadership, Leadership Development, Management, Simon Sinek

How Leaders Impact Profits

The tagline for Progressive Leadership Group is “cultivating leaders, growing profits”.  It’s a pretty bold statement, I know.   Is there really a through-line that shows the bottom line impact of leadership?  My answer is a resounding “yes”.  Let’s take a

Posted in Business Failure, Culture, Growth, Leadership, Management, Profit, Strategy, Success

Businesses Don’t Fail, Leaders Do

“Why do businesses fail?  If you’re willing to strip away all the excuses, explanations, rationalizations, and justifications for business failures, and be really honest in your analysis, you’ll find only one plausible reason – poor leadership.” – Mike Myatt I

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