Say it With a Smile

In an ideal world, goals would be easily attainable, merit increases would be automatic, resources would be plentiful and layoffs would be non-existent. Leadership would be easy in an ideal world. Everyone would understand the vision, take ownership, feel engaged, and be intrinsically motivated to ensure the company’s success. But our world is less than ideal, and leadership isn’t easy. Some days when you want to reward your staff for their hard work, you actually have to announce another round of layoffs. And some days when your team asks you to share the company’s strategy, you aren’t even clear on … Read More