Team Building

ARTICLES

The 4 Tenets of a Great Leader

Patrick Leddin, a professor for the managerial studies program at Vanderbilt and a senior consultant for FranklinCovey, bases his seminars and classes around four main tenets of what makes for a great leader. Here's a brief breakdown.
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7 Key Elements to Effective Onboarding

Getting hired is a very important transition, writes Kevin Rains, and it deserves to be marked with a ritual that is both meaningful and memorable. And if you're onboarding correctly, new team members will be imprinted with your shop's culture and become long-term employees.
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Create a Fearless Environment for Your Employees

When the ego is abandoned, two things happen: It creates a more human connection between leaders and their teams, and it fosters an environment where people are fearless, as well. In hierarchical relationships, a fearless environment is not just important for the growth of a business—it’s essential.
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How They Did It

Does your company resemble what you set out to accomplish from the beginning? Are you the leader you wanted to become? Are your employees part of a realized vision? Here are lessons from three top shop operators who had an idea, a plan and the diligence to realize their visions.
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