Employee Engagement

Leadership and Engagement

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

According to Gallup The numbers rarely change. In the U.S., the annual Gallup survey shows that about 70% of our employees are NOT engaged. Meaning, they are putting in no extra effort to move the company forward. Employee engagement is the engine of productivity. Job #1 The CEO, Founder, Owner of a company has one main job and that is …

There Are Two Kinds of Companies

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI

MBA vs. Relationship Business For a long time, I’ve been talking about there being only two kinds of companies. I started out calling them Number Businesses and Family Businesses. That got some blank stares, and a few folks were a bit offended when I referred to their companies as a “Family Business.” They insisted that “No, we run a tight …

Turn The Ship Around

Book Review: Turn The Ship Around! A true story of turning followers into leaders—by L. David Marquet

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

(Updated 10/15/2013) For the last couple of years, I have been wracking my brain, trying to remember where I read the story of the submarine commander who managed to convert the “worst ship in the navy” into one of the best ships. I remembered that the information was an interview by the author of the book and that he was …