Tuesday, July 14, 2015

4 Things You Must Do When Taking Over a New Team

Congratulations! You’ve received a huge promotion. You’re going to be the new department manager (or division manager or school principal or college president). The ideas you have for your new organization are popping in your head like popcorn kernels at the local movie theatre. You’re bursting at the seams. You’re so excited and can’t wait to hit the ground running! 

However, NOT SO FAST, my friend. Before you get started, be advised that your career in leadership may end before it ever gets started. 

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Of Course I’ll Talk To You But Make An Appointment First: What To Know When Leading a Structured Employee

Stevie Structural values his time. He has a strong strength in planning and time management, so time, in essence, becomes his end-game. He knows how long it takes to get across town for a meeting as well as to church on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Silent Killer: 4 Reasons Why Relationships Erode

Have you ever been in a relationship (at work or home) and it deteriorated and by the time you noticed it was too late?

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Night My Dad Met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Other Reflections on the Great Civil Rights Leader

My father, James B. Redd, is a 1965 graduate of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. When he was a sophomore, he and a couple of his friends went to hear Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speak at the Hutchinson Missionary Baptist Church. The church, located on Grove Street, was a block or away from dad’s dormitory.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

In God We Trust All Others Bring Data: 3 Things to Know When Leading the Analytical Thinking Employee

When Anthony Analytical takes a seat in your office, right off the bat he’s sizing you up. Why? Because he wants to know how smart you are.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Happy New Year!

Greetings! I am really looking forward to what we have in store for you in 2015. I am so excited I don't know what to do. If you want to know why...