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Accountability, The Manager’s Sidekick

by Mike Phillips

Accountability is a fundamental key to any businesses success. In business we want accountability. We want responsible, successful people to work for us. We want staff to come ready-made to already be achieving awesomeness… But most often it takes a lot of consistency and work. Responsibility is the ability to act independently and make decisions without […]

3 Things To Actively DO That Increase Influence (The FRONT #25)

by Mike Phillips

    Leadership IS influence. If you engage actively in these three things, you can increase your influence and your leadership aptitude. Know yourself and your team. You must play to your strengths as well as your team’s strengths. Making sure to address and develop weak areas to minimize or eliminate shortcomings in a business environment. If […]

    Sideline Leadership (The FRONT#24)

    by Mike Phillips

      Leaders are always watched. Even when they are not on the field! I love football as an analogy for business. ANy sports really share so many similarities in leadership and the business world. Leadership is an all the time thing. Many newer managers want to grandstand and show what they can accomplish while they are […]

      Tell And Show! (The FRONT #23)

      by Mike Phillips

        In training, you should TELL  and SHOW your staff to get the best out of them! Training and teaching are all about being in the front! We likely all remember the weekly “show and tell” when we were in school. Well, in leadership and management it’s the inverse. You must TELL and SHOW your people […]

        Complacency kills!

        by Mike Phillips

          When you become complacent, you and your business begin dying. So don’t! You must stay competitive and stay on the move. Restlessness and competitiveness in business are positive things. They get you to the next checkpoint or the next level. When you are competitive you always strive to be better than you are right now. […]

          The Coach Isn’t In The Huddle (The FRONT #18)

          by Mike Phillips

            It’s true. An excellent coach isn’t in the huddle. They let their players play! When it comes game time. You must trust your people to execute. The coach is not on the field with the players, so let the leaders lead in the moment. And, vice-versa, as a top performer, you know what to do… […]

            Nope. It’s not about you.

            by Mike Phillips

              Eliminating Animosity and Drama in the Workplace (The FRONT #15)

              by Mike Phillips

                No one likes drama. Especially at work! Eliminating Animosity and Drama in Your Workplace As a leader, you cannot accept the drama, gossip, and animosity that sometimes brews in a place of business. It’s inevitable, no matter how much you would like everything in harmony. Drama happens. People may talk behind others backs (gossip), judge […]

                Leadership Accountability (The FRONT #14)

                by Mike Phillips

                  Leadership Accountability – GET SOME! The definition of accountability is the state of being accountable or an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility. Is this you? Are you completing tasks with the same diligence that you assign to your staff? Are you performing the duties necessary to lead and get out in front? Do you […]

                  The Leadership Ripple Effect (The FRONT #13)

                  by Mike Phillips

                    The Leadership Ripple Effect is just like throwing a stone into a pond. Whether you are positive or negative, the leadership ripple hits the shore. It produces a powerful force and distributes either the positivity or negativity along the shore. You must understand that as a leader, mentor, and manager, your attitude, energy, and emotions […]