Leadership Tip #1: Put Your Troops First

The best leadership tips often come from the stories of great leaders. In this story You’ll see how George Washington’s leadership tip was to put his troops first.Travel with me, if you will, to 1777, to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania....

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How To Design A Business For Success

Every leader wants to know how to design their business for success, but what few realize is that business is behavior. That means that in order to improve the results you’re getting, you have to change the behavior of...

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Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development

Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development  Every leader or manager’s nightmare is a recognition program that is perceived as playing favorites. We’ve all heard employees or coworkers remark about how they do twice the work of someone else, but the...

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How To Get Results From Employees

How To Get Results From Employees  Employee performance is a key element in the success of any business. Every leader wants to know how to get results from employees. Every leader wants employees who are committed, but in order to...

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Leadership Development Systems

Leadership Development Systems Leadership Development Systems are crucial for the success of any business. Management style plays a key role in employee engagement and ultimately in the employees attitude towards the business and it’s customers, quality, safety, etc…Harnessing The Remarkable...

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Employee Recognition Desired As Much As Paycheck

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION IS AS IMPORTANT AS A PAYCHECK I was asked to travel to Puerto Rico to give a keynote presentation to a group of CEOs.After arriving at the airport in San Juan, I had to board a bus and take...

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How To Change Employee Behavior

  How To Change Employee Behavior Bill Sims first book "Green Beans and Ice Cream" is garnering rave reviews and is available at Greenbeanleadership.com and on Amazon.com I would like to thank you for taking just a few minutes to chat with me about...

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Great Leadership And Positive Reinforcement

How leadership affects behavior Leadership always has an affect on Employee behavior, but great leadership understanding how to use Positive reinforcement in the workplace to reinforce the behaviors that drive profitability.Positive reinforcement may seem like an obvious thing for a...

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What is Safety Leadership?

How do your employees behave when you're not looking? It is clear that in most work environments, there is a gap between employee and management.  There tends to be a lack of openness and trust on the part of the employees, and...

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Leadership: The Stuff That Rolls Downhill

Some anonymous soldier once observed that when bad things happen to the leadership, somthing bad inevitably happens to the soldiers in his command. The principle was immortalized in an expression about the stuff that rolls downhill.For many people, the...

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Does Punishment Equal Leadership?

In an award winning Super Bowl commercial, Reebok poked fun at “tough guy” leadership styles. “We asked Reebok to help us improve office productivity, we had no idea how effective their methods would be” says the CEO in the commercial....

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Learn The Green Bean Approach To Leadership At VPPPA

  Join Me at VPPPA and Get a Free Book! Get a unique, front-line, results-focused take on leadership and learn how thousands of companies become more productive. "Green Beans & Ice Cream: The End of Lagging Indicator...

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Norman the Doorman

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Biff Wilson and the Alaska Jacket

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