Motivation for Growth

Motivation for Growth

Motivation is something that most everyone agrees is important and yet it is usually one of the least understood aspects of leadership.  You should be using motivation to grow individuals, teams and ultimately organizations.  If you are chasing excellence, like we...
There’s No “I” In Team

There’s No “I” In Team

If you think there’s no “I” in team, you’ve never built a great team.  There’s a myth that’s been circulating around for a long enough time that it has become a leadership cliché.  That cliché is “there’s no I in team”.  We at LIA believe...
YOU

YOU

Every day you face the greatest force on the face of this earth (seriously).  It is the judgement of others, those all-knowing, all-seeing others who know better than anyone else, even you, what is best for you and how you should be.  We put on masks for these others,...
Instrospection

Instrospection

I found my first ear hair the other day.  YIKES!  There are certain measuring sticks in life and this is one of those that let you know that you are at least aging if not already old.  So after the shock had subsided and the tears had dried, I spent not a small amount...
The Hiring Process

The Hiring Process

I have heard from both sides of the aisle in the hiring process and both sides have valid complaints.  From the hiring side of it, the biggest complaint seems to be that they didn’t get the person they thought they were hiring and were now stuck with a disappointing...
Creativity Through Leadership

Creativity Through Leadership

Creativity in the workplace is either encouraged or suppressed by the culture of that workplace.  Culture in the workplace is how things are done on a day to day basis.  Leadership controls that.  So if your culture is to come to work on time, keep your head down,...