Ink and Concrete
11 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

We All Want Ownership | Ink and Concrete

We All Want Ownership | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
As a society we are obsessed with ownership, it is the basis of the American Dream; the land of the free where you can own your own land, house, family, car, and business. We all go through life striving to achieve this ownership, but why?
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Four simple ways to instill ownership in your employees.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Shedding Their Skin | Ink and Concrete

Shedding Their Skin | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Despite all of the chaos surrounding the professional world of leadership, we must never lose sight of the fact that we are only as good as the men and women who follow us; alone we are no more than an individual who solely possesses a vision.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.” – Walter Lippmann

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Prisoner of the Meetings | Ink and Concrete

Prisoner of the Meetings | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
“I think there needs to be a meeting to set an agenda for more meetings about meetings.” ― Jonah Goldberg
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Undoubtedly there are too many leaders wasting countless hours of productivity sitting in unnecessary meetings every week. As communication technology continues to evolve leadership communication strategies remain stagnant.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Avoiding the Hulk Smash | Ink and Concrete

Avoiding the Hulk Smash | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
The most successful leaders are those who are able to control their emotions during times of stress and chaos, allowing them to clearly decipher problems and situations.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

If leadership is the spinal cord of success then discipline is its lumbar vertebrae. – Noel DeJesus

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Toxic Leadership: Are You Protected | Ink and Concrete

Toxic Leadership: Are You Protected | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Toxic leadership occurs when a leader abuses their position in a way that negatively affects their followers and their organization.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

How can leaders protect themselves from toxic leadership?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Transforming the Intangible into Tangible | Ink and Concrete

Transforming the Intangible into Tangible | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
In the world of Leadership ambition and potential are the most excessive commodities.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

“When a Leader replaces the value of Selfless Service with Selfish Ambition they have officially regressed back into a boss.” – Noel DeJesus

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Evil Mysterious Executives | Ink and Concrete

Evil Mysterious Executives | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard of the Evil Mysterious Executives (cue the horror music and start the smoke machine).
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Who exactly are these Evil Mysterious Executives? And how do we all know them?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Mask On! | Ink and Concrete

Mask On! | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
No matter what leadership style you use or leadership power you possess, conflict and confrontation is unavoidable as a leader. Some might even say that conflict management is the single most important attribute of a leader.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

How can someone lead if they are a naturally a passive or non confrontational person?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Bored to Death | Ink and Concrete

Bored to Death | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Employee burnout is a well-documented epidemic that has been sweeping through our workforce for decades. In a previous article I wrote, “Are you Killing you Employees?", I discussed the correlation between employee burnout and heart disease.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Stagnation floods the mind with thoughts of failure and slowly drowns the will to succeed. – Noel DeJesus

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Utilize the Illusion of Time | Ink and Concrete

Utilize the Illusion of Time | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein famously said that “Time is an Illusion”. Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes an illusion as the state or fact of being intellectually deceived or misled.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. ― William Penn

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

The Art of Delegation | Ink and Concrete

The Art of Delegation | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
The true strength of any team lies within its individual members, and in order to unlock that strength a leader must remove the constraints of micromanagement and allow adequate space for the individuals to grow.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Delegation requires the willingness to pay for short term failures in order to gain long term competency. ~Dave Ramsey

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Iron Leadership | Ink and Concrete

Iron Leadership | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Leadership lessons from Iron Mike Tyson
Noel DeJesus's insight:

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

5 Symptoms of Likership | Ink and Concrete

5 Symptoms of Likership | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
Likership is the evil identical twin of leadership.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

Has your leadership been contaminated with likership? 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Leaders using Profanity | Ink and Concrete

Leaders using Profanity | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
If a leader’s professionalism enriches their leadership competencies, then why do so many leaders discard their professionalism on the daily basis?
Noel DeJesus's insight:

“Profanity is the effort of a feeble brain to express itself forcibly.”
― Spencer W. Kimball

 

“Profanity and obscenity entitle people who don’t want unpleasant information to close their ears and eyes to you.”
― Kurt Vonnegut

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Noel DeJesus
Scoop.it!

Are you Killing your Employees? | Ink and Concrete

Are you Killing your Employees? | Ink and Concrete | Ink and Concrete | Scoop.it
In a recent study evaluating the correlation between burnout and heart disease, Israeli researchers observed 9,000 healthy and employed men and women ages 19 to 67 for several years.
Noel DeJesus's insight:

How can leaders avoid employee burnout?

more...
No comment yet.