10 Steps for Effective Delegation

Randy Grieser

Effective leaders learn to delegate because transferring work to others frees up time for them to work on tasks that only they can do or that they can do best. Delegation is not merely a way to lighten your own workload; it also serves to increase the motivation and competence of those to whom you have delegated. One of our … Read More

10 Leadership Book Recommendations

Randy Grieser

Summer is here.  In another week I leave the office for a two-week vacation.  I have two books that have been sitting on my desk waiting for me to have the time to read them.  Vacation time, it seems, is the best time to get some reading in. If you still need to find a book for your summer vacation … Read More

5 Keys to Finding Great Talent

Randy Grieser

Organizations are who they hire.  Whether an organization succeeds or even survives, ultimately comes down to the people who work there.  I work hard, I am dedicated and a driven leader, but I can’t do it alone.  As organizations mature and become more complex, the need for exceptional and diversified talent grows. “Look, I don’t really know where we should … Read More

Why Passionate Leadership Matters

Randy Grieser

Passion is a profound positive feeling for something that is deeply and personally meaningful. Passion is more that this though. Passion is about vision, and also contains energy, excitement and enthusiasm. Passion inspires others to join and identify with your vision.  No one has ever been inspired by a leader who is not passionate.  Passion – and alternatively, the lack … Read More

The Case for Organizational Health

Randy Grieser

Following are some recent comments from our staff about what working in a healthy workplace means to them: “I previously worked in an unhealthy organization and found that regardless of the task I was doing, it was miserable being there.  Happiness at work is not as much about the work as it is about being respected by your co-workers and … Read More

10 Guiding Leadership Principles

Randy Grieser

Leadership photo of arrows

Most leaders I know can clearly identify two or three, perhaps even ten or more, guiding principles. These are principles leaders aspire to, strive for and identify as instrumental to their success. I have ten guiding leadership principles. Note that ten is not better than five, nor is fifteen better than ten. These principles are not all equal. Some I … Read More