Feedback on 4/15/14 Issue of “Work Is Not for Sissies!”

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3 Responses to “Feedback on 4/15/14 Issue of “Work Is Not for Sissies!””

  1. OM Says:

    Perfect examples in regards to leadership!

  2. JD Says:

    Glenn,
    Every week you amaze me with the timeliness of your articles. Your leadership article really hit home for me. My boss (President / Manager / HR Rep, etc.) decided to leave our small company exactly one month ago. I have stepped into the position by necessity because we are not replacing her.
    She did not believe that our employees cared about the company or their work because they would not speak up at meetings or participate in out of office work related events. Morale has been low for years and rarely was there excitement or joy in our office. We are service oriented business and have lost customers because of our depressing attitudes.
    On her last day she said to me, “Good luck with them, they don’t care about this place”.
    Monday morning after her departure everything changed. I found out what I always believed and what you explained in your article. There is a difference between management and leadership and my co-workers have proven that point. Since she left, they have happily participated in everything I’ve asked them to, including giving up their Saturday to participate in an industry fair to represent our company. They have taken on additional responsibilities and duties to ease the extra load on me and have been more supportive than I could ever imagine. I respect them and they respect me and we have all accomplished more in the last month than I’ve seen in a very long time.
    I am resolved to LEAD my co-workers and manage the business.
    Thank you Glenn, you always know exactly what we need to hear, when we need to hear it.
    JD

  3. Russ Ramey Says:

    Positional leadership of the corporate variety does not translate to leadership in the field. People follow vision, focus, results. First the lead dawg has to know where the team is going.

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