The 10 Principles of Leadership Development

As the manufacturing industry continues to become more and more complex, the need for talented manufacturing leadership remains the same. Nothing is more critical to any manufacturing company than having the right manufacturing talent to sustain its operations. According to the Manufacturing Performance Institute (2013), to prosper into the next generation, manufacturers must embrace [...]

The Importance of Reflection for Leader Self-Development: Part 2

In Part 1 of “The Importance of Reflection for Leader Self-Development,” we established the need for leader self-development and what specific things someone can do to start on the path of leader self-development. Part 2 will dive deeper into reflection best practices, and what you should really be focusing on when reflecting. That is, [...]

Challenge Employees to Increase Engagement

Gallup recently released their 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, and the statistics presented are deplorable. One number alone indicates that less than 33% of all surveyed American employees are actively engaged in their work. How can this be? How does your company’s workforce perform? Does your workforce perform at a similar level? [...]

Leadership Lessons: Known

The second entry in my leadership lessons from books comes from Known by Mark W. Schaefer. Mr. Schaefer is an alumnus of Claremont Graduate University, where I attended for my graduate studies in Organizational Behavior and Evaluation. I recently attended one of his online webinars, hosted by Claremont Graduate University, on the topic of [...]