Business Growth

Growth – at what expense?

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

As I’ve said in earlier posts, what gets measured and rewarded gets done. If our leadership teams are not careful about what they reward employees to accomplish, either intentionally or unintentionally, then unexpected results will certainly occur. Of course, unintended consequences may plague us no matter how carefully we consider our plans. The same is true for “punishments,” or disincentives. …

A budgeting process


Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

Employees watch where their leadership team spends its time and the corporate monies. It is critical to the credibility of the corporate team that ALL the signals they send are in fact in concert with the messages of the Ethics Process, the Mission and Vision statements, and the stated management objectives given to the employees to implement and achieve. The …

Inspire employees

Motivating Employees

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

Engagement: This topic is one that seems to never go away or have a lack of seminars, conferences, and coaching opportunities. I doubt there is anything much new to say that will be helpful beyond my observation that motivation comes from within, de-motivation is what the leadership team must focus on removing. What we as leaders can do is inspire …