Author Archive | Kevin Eikenberry

What is Your Learning Goal?

As leaders, we think about goals a lot – organizational goals, sales goals, strategic goals and objectives… But what about a learning goal? Having a learning goal as a part of your own development is critical to your success. In today’s video, I’ll share some tips and ideas about setting a learning goal. Tweet it […]

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Overcoming the Tendency to Micromanage

Micromanagement. The word creates emotion in most anyone who has ever worked a day in their life. Most have been micromanaged, and none liked it. Few call themselves micromanagers, and even fewer want to do it; yet they often don’t realize when they are doing it. If we have all experienced it, it must be […]

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What Shape Are You? – Remarkable TV

In the early 1990’s, David Guest identified a model called the T-shaped individual. This was developed to identify the type of person that leaders and managers want to have working for them. Today we’ll go over this model and more importantly, what it means to us and how it can make us better leaders. Tweet […]

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Five Reasons Great Leaders are Great Networkers

Networking. For some that word brings images of hotel meeting rooms, coffee (or a cash bar), and a room of people trying to give you their business card.  Others think networking is for sales people and those looking for a job.  If your first thought was either of those things, keep reading . . . […]

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Change and (Positive) Emotions

January 7, 2013 For years in training around the world I’ve said – “There is always an emotional component to change.”  And people have typically nodded in agreement.  After all, personal experience will tell anyone this is true.  There have been changes in your life you were excited about, and those where your emotions were, […]

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Remembering Why You Hired People

Why do you hire new employees? Ok, this seems like an obvious question, and no, it isn’t a trick. We hire people because we have assignments that need to be completed, sales to be made, products to be created, manufactured, shipped, and billed. We hire people to be productive; to get work done. Yet, that’s […]

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Want a Good Idea?

I’ve  been a big fan of creativity for a long time. Why? Because creativity is critical for us to achieve success. Think about it this way – we can’t reach new places without trying new things, or putting things together in new ways. More than a fan, I’ve been a student of the creative process for many years as […]

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The Power of Reflection

If I could give you a tool or resource that would change your life in positive ways, change your results, create more happiness in your life, and help you get better at anything you desired . . . And if I could promise you that this tool would cost you nothing, require only yourself, and […]

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