One benefit of the pandemic is that the employment population in general has had an awakening and they're returning to work with a new sense of empowerment. They're no longer willing to put up with toxic bosses.
And, you know, there's a phrase among HR people that says people join companies but they quit bosses.
Unfortunately, there’s a long tradition of promoting someone for their results as a team member, and continuing to promote them higher, despite never having had formal leadership training.
And many are just not nice to work for.
So, many people are taking the leap and joining the Great Resignation movement.
The challenge is that they can be trapped into managing their business rather than leading their business.
They feel blocked if they can’t move from Founder to CEO of their business.
We’re thrilled to officially welcome Doug to our Faculty of the Stress to Success S.H.I.F.T. Institute, as our executive business and leadership expert. After this episode, you’ll see why!
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His bio is extensive, so here’s a synopsis:
More than 40 years of success in executive leadership, management, and small business Broad areas of expertise include leadership development, servant leadership, business consulting and advisory, executive coaching, career coaching, workshop facilitation, seminar presentations, operations management, growth strategy, and process improvements. Has held leadership positions at organizations including JPM Chase, Texas Commerce Bank, Profile Business Systems LLC, and SolomonEdwards Group LLC. He is also a serial entrepreneur, having built five different companies. MBA John Maxwell Certified Business Coach SOLID Certified Executive Leadership Coach Certified in Hogan Assessments Member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and an associate of the Institute of Coaching at McLean, Harvard Medical School Athor of five books includingl, The Uncommon Commodity: Common Sense Guide for First Time Managers, STRIVE for Job Search Success, and Trust at Work His podcast, Leadership Powered By Common Sense, is rated in the top 10% of the business genre.
Can you see why we’re so honoured to have him on board? 🤩
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