Leaders Edge!

Leaders Edge is a posting of ideas, thoughts and techniques for leading edge executives from the creative mind of Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey. Visit http://www.LeadersEdge.biz for more information.

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I draw from a rich wealth of experience in retail, manufacturing, sales, education, and association leadership and management. I'm the author of ten leadership, career, and business development books, a mini-book series and several ebooks in process. Visit: http://www.SuccessPublications.biz for more information on the writing or http://www.bobhooey.com on the services I provide my clients. Visit my main site: http//www.ideaman.net or http://www.fullofhooey.com for more information on what I can do to help you or your organization move to the next level.

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Can adults play too?

This is where creativity starts and honed... learning to color and create is a good start... too bad so many adults put down their crayons and stop accessing their creativity.

Play once in a while...

Successories - Motivational Products - Official Site

Motivational products to help you create an atmosphere of motivation for your team.
Successories - Motivational Products - Official Site

Understanding Employee Motivation

Part of your role in being an effective leader is in helping employees set and reach their goals. That takes motivation. Understanding Employee Motivation

Leadership Development Planning

Some valuable links for your leadership development. Visit this website for more information: Leadership Development Planning

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

iMedia Connection: Be Proud of Your Mistakes

Making mistakes is a trade of for making progress and experimenting with new ideas and concepts.

If you want your team to grow, encourage them to take calculated risks and try new ways of doing things... and reward them for doing so...

Mistakes are not often fatal and often provide the fertilizer for additional growth opportunities...


iMedia Connection: Be Proud of Your Mistakes

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Don't Be an Every Minute Manager

Don't Be an Every Minute Manager

Ever work for a boss who is over attentive? How did you feel? How did you perform?

My guess is this type of additional performance pressure did not help, right?

WE need to build solid relationships with our employees... relationships built on clear communication, deputization of the delegation process... (ie they have the power to act when needed) and trust...

Monday, October 03, 2005

Leaders: born, made, or both?

Leaders: born, made, or both?

Insightful article from Joan Marques highlights the changing roles and demands of leadership.

Visit: The Leaders Edge! website for more information on how you can enhance your leadership skills.