The Greater Good

Rene' Boer Vision

  Today, we’re focusing on acting with the greater good in mind. Great leaders always act for the greater good and that greater good is your organization’s vision. Not your vision, your organization’s vision. That creates the context for how your decisions and your actions support the greater good. I’d like to share a story with you about two great …

Letting Go of the Vine, Part 2

Rene' Boer People

We often complain that we don’t have enough TIME to get everything done. The fact is we all have the same amount of time. What’s different is how we choose to use our time. Applying the Delegate and Elevate tool will help you make more effective use of your time but, the people who report to you must be doing …

Providing the Necessary Tools

Rene' Boer Execution

Once you’ve created the opening with a compelling vision for your people, you must provide them with the necessary tools to make your vision happen. If you don’t, they’ll be frustrated. It’s debilitating for them. It’s akin to giving someone a set of blueprints to build you a house and then not providing the material and tools necessary to complete …

Giving Clear Direction

Rene' Boer Core Values

  Giving clear direction is not about telling people what to do or how to do it. Instead it’s about Creating an Opening.  You’ve heard the adage “nature abhors a vacuum”. That vacuum – that opening must be filled.  You can best do this by creating a compelling vision of where you’re going, why it’s important, and how you’ll get …

Leadership and Management

Rene' Boer Process

Last time we discussed the 4 Truths that you must embrace to Be a Great Boss. Today’s focus is defining Leadership and Management, what makes them different but also, equally important.  Simply put … Leadership is defined as: Working “On” the business Providing Clear Direction Creating an Opening Thinking Management is defined as: Working “In” the business Keeping Expectations Clear …