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Hey Leader, Who’s The Adult In The Room?

by Michael Holland -   Managing employees is a lot like raising kids, and someone has to be the adult in the room.  Best bet is you’re being paid to be that person.  Employees and kids need the following: Boundaries of appropriate performance and behavior Guiding advice and latitude to make character-building mistakes Care and feeding [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:23:03-05:00July 25th, 2018|New Leader|Comments Off on Hey Leader, Who’s The Adult In The Room?

You Just Fired Your First Employee: The 6 Things You Should Do Next

By Michael Holland The pressure has been building for months.  You were clear on his performance review 6 months ago.  You were clear 3 months ago when you put him on the performance improvement plan and 1 month ago you met with him to sign the update to the PIP making sure he read the [...]

By |2018-11-30T09:23:16-05:00October 11th, 2017|New Leader|Comments Off on You Just Fired Your First Employee: The 6 Things You Should Do Next

3 Fears You Should Have When Considering a Promotion

by Michael Holland      A promotion brings tremendous thrill and excitement.  But seasoned leaders realize that those feelings are short lived.  Their hard-won wisdom tells them a promotion’s short honeymoon will be followed by three times as much work as they had before. As you get promoted, especially to your first management position, you [...]

By |2017-09-13T14:49:26-04:00September 13th, 2017|New Leader|Comments Off on 3 Fears You Should Have When Considering a Promotion

3 Leadership Lessons I Learned at Pastor Joe’s Funeral

There are people who touch our lives and make a difference. We know it at the time. We value the relationship and know they’ve had an impact. But maybe we weren’t able to see exactly what they were doing at the time that was making such a difference. That was my experience with Pastor Joe. [...]

By |2023-08-17T12:08:38-04:00May 31st, 2017|New Leader|Comments Off on 3 Leadership Lessons I Learned at Pastor Joe’s Funeral

Leadership on Bad Hair Days

I’ve never been known for my hair. In fact it’s been a struggle most of my life and I even remember my mother apologizing that I “got her hair” – that stung! But on occasion as I put away the blow dryer I’m satisfied with the reflection in the mirror. Recently I had one of [...]

By |2023-08-17T12:08:46-04:00May 16th, 2017|New Leader|Comments Off on Leadership on Bad Hair Days

Are You Doing Your Job as a Leader…a.k.a. Are You Investing in Your Young Leaders?

Where do leaders come from? And how do people become good leaders? For a few it just happens. They have natural talents and abilities - they are inquisitive and self-reflective - they have high emotional intelligence. But for most it’s because an investment was made in them. Someone took an interest in them, guided them, [...]

By |2023-08-17T12:09:47-04:00February 17th, 2017|New Leader|Comments Off on Are You Doing Your Job as a Leader…a.k.a. Are You Investing in Your Young Leaders?

Are You More of a Snapchat or a Facebook #tbt Type of Leader?

By Michael Holland      Your time in the role of leader has little impact on your effectiveness.  Evaluated experience on the other hand has tremendous impact on your effectiveness.  We tend to equate time with wisdom.  We see a Senior Vice President and immediately assume that his 20 years in leadership positions have allowed [...]

By |2016-08-16T14:39:55-04:00August 3rd, 2016|New Leader|Comments Off on Are You More of a Snapchat or a Facebook #tbt Type of Leader?

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