Use this simple graphic tool to remind you of the 5 key communication choices you should make to be a more effective leader. Below is a FDF version to download, print, post, and share with others.  Read more about these choices here. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership…

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If you want to create a culture that fosters engagement, here are eight culture building questions to get you started. Answer these questions on your own. Ask your team members to answer them too. Then, get together and have a conversation about culture you have, the own you collectively want, and the gap you need…

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Great leaders take time for self-reflection to ask themselves and honestly answer these eight questions. Click here for an article that shares more on the subject. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership consultant. Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University with a thriving leadership blog and podcast,…

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You these money questions to help you think through your current financial situation and to a chart a course to better financial independence. You can also download a PDF version of the image. See below.   Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership consultant. Patrick is an Associate Professor…

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Toy’s R Us is dead – at least in the United States. According to CNBC, “Toys R Us is planning to either close or sell all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S.” The debate is underway about what killed Toys R Us. Was it poor strategy and execution? Including specific issues like store selection…

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Every year, organizations invest millions, if not billions of dollars to generate sales, launch new products, improve customer service, increase employee effectiveness, and reduce inefficiencies, all in an effort to ultimately deliver on strategic priorities. Process improvement initiatives, computer systems sporting acronym-laden names, and continual reorganization efforts often lead the pack. At times, desired results…

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