Time management is a fallacy – you can’t manage time; everyone gets the same 24 hours in a day. You can manage your choices – by focusing on personal management you will start to see a positive shift when you try one or more of these things.
We are finding it harder and harder to attract good talent. We are in a large metropolitan area and the economy is strong so candidates are waiting it out when it comes to job offers.
The last couple of weeks I was reminded that often times, words do matter and we have to consider how what we say is interpreted and relayed to others.
I need to motivate my team to take more action. I often tell them to bring me solutions, not just problems. But all I hear are complaints about what we need to do differently.
There are things coming at me from all corners – my own clients, my boss’ needs and other projects he wants me to be involved with in our firm – and he is asking me to obtain a certification, which I haven’t even been able to investigate yet.
What do the best leaders do to gain the trust and respect of their followers? They master these seven key skills.
My advisors need to do a better job of presenting their ideas to clients.
The founders of our firm don’t get along. They are accusing each other of stealing from the firm, abusing the clients and taking advantage of the employees.
A number of our clients are watching the markets and becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the ups and downs. We have many retirees and soon-to-retire clients and 2008 is still fresh in their minds. They fear another disastrous downswing in their portfolios.
We are grooming three young people to be successors to our founder. What should we expect of them?