In this guest post, Mary-Lynn Bellamy-Willms, CEO of FunctionFox, provides five administrative tips to help ensure financial success for your small marketing company.Read More
Some use the terms “leader” and “manager” interchangeably. For a good read on why we shouldn’t do this, check out Harvard Business Review’s Management Is (Still) Not Leadership by John Kotter (@KotterIntl). One of my favorite excerpts:
“In fact, management is a set of well-known processes, like planning, budgeting, structuring jobs, staffing jobs, measuring performance and problem-solving, which help an organization to predictably do what it knows how to do well. … Leadership is entirely different.
It is associated with taking an organization into the future, finding opportunities that are coming at it faster and faster and successfully exploiting those opportunities. Leadership is about vision, about people buying in, about empowerment and, most of all, about producing useful change.”Read More
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” - Michael Jordan
What can’t we learn from one the most talented basketball players of all time? This leader on the court had all the skills needed to push his team to the next level, yet he understood that he could not do it alone. To be a great leader, you have to have a great team.Read More