Put it into action

When a company's values are not lived out, they can actually damage the business more than having no values at all. Leaders must affirm values consistently, express them in written form, and practice them consistently.

Pride in your work

Business people, especially entrepreneurs, need to be able to promote themselves in such a way that their confidence does not cross the line into arrogance, diminishing the work of others - even the competition.

Tags:  Pride

Finding good people

The challenge for the effective leader is to understand what each employee requires to be able to perform most productively, provide what is needed, and understand how closely to supervise the work. But doing this well starts with the heart and mind of the leader, not the motivational style of the employee.

Tags:  Leadership, Supervising, Shepherding