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The Journal Gazette

Lead on

Observations about leadership

Managers are people developers

Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged.

September 23, 2018 1:00 am


Author's vacation solution? Cross-train staff

That peak summer vacation season? Yes, we all survived it again.

September 16, 2018 1:00 am


Conversing with staff key to success

What you expect is your vision. The standard. The goal.

September 9, 2018 1:00 am


Survey finds US workers crave appreciation

I would call this a mailbag column, but most of what I'm going to share came through my inbox.

September 2, 2018 1:00 am


Be adaptable, be a visionary, speakers assert

Leaders need to learn the value of being “hands off.” When they have their “fingers in everything,” it's harder...

August 26, 2018 1:00 am


Good leaders able to show others they care

It's about trust and influence. That's how Craig Groeschel sums up leadership.

August 19, 2018 1:00 am


Successes show way to growth

Leaders who want to ensure their teams are capable of conquering the next challenge should evaluate the steps and structure that led to...

August 5, 2018 1:00 am


Ghosting more common difficulty for bosses

Some job candidates are becoming so choosy they're blowing off interviews and becoming no-shows, even after they've accepted a...

July 29, 2018 1:00 am


Taking breaks actually boosts productivity

Take a break. You deserve it. And don't forget to encourage your employees to do the same.

July 22, 2018 1:00 am


Strategy drives ideas, makes visions reality

Perfect idea. Now how do we get it done?

July 15, 2018 1:00 am


Changing times require fresh look at benefits

From paternalistic to popular. That's the kind of shift employers might need to consider when deciding what benefits to...

July 8, 2018 1:00 am


Benefits prove beneficial to retain workers

Employers looking to retain employees and reduce turnover might try beefing up benefits packages.

July 1, 2018 1:00 am