Engaged Leadership – Page 2 – Steve D Goldstein
The Best Leaders Ask Themselves These Questions For The Sake Of Their Team

The Best Leaders Ask Themselves These Questions For The Sake Of Their Team

No one enjoys working with a coworker with a poor attitude. Oftentimes, these employees are the first to be let go, with managers fearing that their demeanor may infect the rest of the team. However, sometimes these less-than-positive employees have insights that can dramatically improve your business.Their anger may come from legitimate grievances that, if […]

How Do The Best Leaders Delegate?

How Do The Best Leaders Delegate?

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were more than 24 hours in a day? Unfortunately, we can only work with what were given, and that means leaders have to approach their company’s workload in a thoughtful fashion. One of the most effective ways to expand your time is to delegate. Delegation is a really important […]

How The Best Leaders Handle Failure

How The Best Leaders Handle Failure

Throughout my years of working alongside many companies’ leaders and employees, I’ve come to realize that the concept of failure is often looked at in a very non-constructive way. Perhaps it’s because many professionals automatically revert to the “blame game” and pick one employee or department as the sole cause of the particular problem or […]

Start A Meeting Revolution In 2017!

Start A Meeting Revolution In 2017!

Is there anyone out there who hopes there will be more meetings in 2017 than there were in 2016? I didn’t think so. While a new year should be exciting for your business, it might just mean another twelve months of relentless and mostly meaningless, unproductive meetings. If this sounds like your company, I’ve got […]

The Playing Not to Lose Syndrome

The Playing Not to Lose Syndrome

Last night, I was energized by a conversation I had with the general manager of the hotel I’m staying at in Hanoi. He was telling me about the many challenges he faced in growing his business and about often he took calculated risks. He’s driven by wanting to create the very best hotel experience in […]

Volkswagen– What Might Have Caused the Emissions Scandal?

Volkswagen– What Might Have Caused the Emissions Scandal?

During the writing of my upcoming book, a shocking story came out about Volkswagen. It was discovered that eleven million diesel vehicles sold in the United States and Europe contained a so-called software-enabled “defeat device,” which effectively lowered vehicle emissions for regulatory testing purposes. Basically it was a technique to deceive the regulatory agencies and […]

The Value of Hot Buttons

The Value of Hot Buttons

I had dinner recently with a friend who is the CEO of a large company. He was complaining to me about how difficult he found it to effect change. He described how his company was mired in processes that reinforced the silos within the organization, and perhaps more important, that no one appeared to clear […]

The Key Lime Pie story

The Key Lime Pie story

Andrew Florance, CEO of CoStar: “One of the companies we acquired was holding one of their annual events–a conference for their biggest customers which included a very nice dinner. In the middle of this dinner, the person responsible for running the conference came up to me and, looking frantic, informed me there was an emergency. […]