Now Streaming: An Expert’s List of 2023’s Best Leadership YouTube Videos

Now Streaming: An Expert’s List of 2023’s Best Leadership YouTube Videos

My nephew watches videos nonstop on his phone. As someone who grew up changing the channel by getting up and turning a knob on the behemoth across the room, I am still astonished that a TV can fit into anyone’s back pocket — and by his ability to watch YouTube while doing other life activities. Not only does he not get dizzy (or injure himself), but he can give you an instant replay of what [...]
Creating an Environment Employees Want to Be In: A Guide to Fostering Workplace Satisfaction

Creating an Environment Employees Want to Be In: A Guide to Fostering Workplace Satisfaction

A Guide to Fostering Employee Workplace Satisfaction In the pursuit of a productive and successful workplace, creating an environment that employees genuinely want to be a part of is a game-changer. Especially in this day and age of employees leaving the workforce when they can’t achieve the level of satisfaction they’re expecting.  When employees feel valued, engaged, and satisfied, their performance soars, leading to increased creativity, better collaboration, and reduced turnover. Here are some essential [...]
How Prioritizing Mental Health Can Revolutionize the Construction Industry

How Prioritizing Mental Health Can Revolutionize the Construction Industry

One of my closest friends, who is a construction worker, and I have spent countless hours talking about sports, family, politics, current events, social causes, careers, and movies. We’ve gotten into heated….debates about who the grillmaster is (spoiler alert, it’s me). We are a masterful team for moving, working on cars, or cleaning up after a party thrown by one of our wives. We share similar thoughts and opinions on most topics. Despite this, there [...]
The Forecast is Clear: Adaptation in the Workplace is the Key to a Bright Future

The Forecast is Clear: Adaptation in the Workplace is the Key to a Bright Future

I just saw an ad for a flying car. Visions of rush hour traffic in the year 2030, backed by a soundtrack of the Jetsons theme song, popped into my mind. That future is thrilling and terrifying. Flying cars aside, there are boundless changes on the horizon. The way we work and live has changed drastically and the evolution shows no signs of halting. Even though a pandemic was the catalyst, many of the resulting [...]
Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities: Successfully Managing Change in the Workplace

Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities: Successfully Managing Change in the Workplace

What is it about change that gets people riled up? Is it fear of the unknown or an inability to step outside of our comfort zone? Could it be we are scared to be left behind, or left out if we don’t adapt as quickly as others? Regardless of the cause, the fear of change is real. And that reality hits often, as change is inevitable. As a leader, during times of transition, you have [...]
The Essential Traits of Effective Leaders: Confidence, Courage, Commitment, and Connection

The Essential Traits of Effective Leaders: Confidence, Courage, Commitment, and Connection

Leadership is a multifaceted journey that requires a diverse range of skills and qualities. Among these, four essential traits stand out as crucial for leaders to maximize their impact: confidence, courage, commitment to purpose, and connection to their people. In this article, we will explore why these traits are vital for effective leadership and how they contribute to creating positive and inspiring environments. The greatest test of courage in leadership is to be willing to [...]