Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?       By Matthew G. Brandt As a young man growing up in Oregon, I vividly remember hearing my parents telling incredible stories of men like General Patton, Admiral Nimitz, President Eisenhower, and President Kennedy. Certainly there were war-time heroes during that timeframe…

Lead With Accountability

Lead With Accountability By Matthew G. Brandt How do we lead with accountability- Accountability is the best and most efficient way to instill organization wide performance that keeps everyone on the same playing field. You see, in society there are classes of people, let’s face it; there just is. There…

Does Anyone Count On You?

Does Anyone Count On You? By Matthew G. Brandt Does Anyone Count on You? The answer to that simple question is an obvious yes!  Even if you are single, no relatives, no co-workers, no kids….nothing….you’re a complete hermit….there is always YOU that counts on YOU being there every day. You…

Tolerating Poor Performers….Why?

Tolerating Poor Performers….Why? By Matthew G. Brandt Simon Sinek said; “It’s downright debilitating to a high achiever. I’m working my heart out and every time I look up Donna-Do-Nothing is contemplating how long is too long take for lunch. I start wondering why leadership tolerate this.” Tolerating poor performers....why? Poor…

It’s Not My Job!

It’s Not My Job! By Matthew G. Brandt Have you heard someone say that “it’s not my job” to do whatever? Of course you have, even if not in those exact words, by actions or words, people get very defensive when failure on anyone’s part appears to be pointed at…

Action

Action By Matthew G. Brandt So in my earlier post, I spoke about having authority. Authority given to you by someone or some entity like Congress or a city council, a boss, a CEO and such.  That is simply the first leg to the three-legged stool. Action is how we…

Authority

Authority By Matthew G. Brandt Authority, what does that really mean?  Who gives authority? Who is authority given to?  Is authority earned or is it simply implied upon a leader, a parent, a politician, a supervisor?  The easy answer is; yes, in most circumstances it is all of the above. …

Authority=Action=Accountability

Authority=Action=Accountability Matthew G. Brandt Welcome and Thank You for visiting my site. I hope this blog, its content and your comments find their way into regular visits by you and others on the journey to find new and innovative ways to be effective leaders and efficient followers. My hope in…