Tag Archives: leadership

Leadership Lesson: Assign Responsibility to the Person to Increase Accountability

We love a hurrah story — A story when a group comes together in lieu of a single goal, working together cooperatively and achieving success. A hurrah story is big picture. It makes a great story, but when you inspect … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, entrepreneurship, leadership, Leadership Series, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apparently, I’m a boss b*tch

One of the hardest things about being a boss is making unpopular decisions. I had one such experience last month. One of my contractual sales staff had a personal emergency. The night before, she fought with a live-in partner and … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Business, entrepreneurship, Filipino Men/Women, leadership, Life lessons, Philippines, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If you don’t watch your staff, don’t be surprised if they go and party!

My father-in-law tells me about a janitor who works in his Association’s building. Since he was the Association President that year, he was the one who interviewed and oriented that personnel before hiring him. “The janitor was good. He has initiative,” he … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Business, entrepreneurship, Family, leadership, Life lessons, Reflections, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whoever said being a boss means bossing people around is LYING

My husband’s friend quit his cushy job to start his own business.  Apparently, many believe that if you want to be a millionaire and be able to order people around, you need to have your own business.  I don’t think … Continue reading

Posted in Business, entrepreneurship, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment