The Leadership Challenge: Ownership Mentality

The Point: At Tip of the Spear Ventures, we believe in leading from the front… Not the middle, and certainly not from the rear. This leading from the front-mentality is one that we encourage our Business Advisory Service clients (M&A | Sales/BizDev | Turnaround) to take as well. However, working with leaders that have a leading form the front … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Indifference – 3 Tips!

The Point: We all want leaders to lead with their “skin” so to speak in the game. Leaders that are so vested in the outcome of the operation that “whatever it takes” is not only the organizational motto, but performance measuring stick for what's the desired result achieved (and if not, why not?) But what if your leadership team, or you, are not … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: BOLD versus SAFE – 4 Tips!

The Point: Every year-end it’s the same old same old… A bevy of the year’s “Top” lists (Top 10 Goals of Successful Leaders), a slew of New Year’s Resolutions (ones that you’ll never keep, or keep for the first 4-weeks of the new year), and a bunch of “Year in Review” stories about what went right/wrong in the year that just was. Well that all ends … [Read more...]

What are Your 2015 Leadership Development Goals?

The Point: You have been called to lead a company that is planning to expand nationwide or globally. You have the responsibility of leading a new team, keeping costs in check, and also to select the best people from the headquarters to lead those other offices. You will obviously need communication skills and financial know-how to achieve these … [Read more...]

10 Leadership Development Goals for 2015

The Point: Leadership development is the need of the hour for 2015 (or it should be!) More and more organizations are recognizing this need, which is resulting in billions of dollars being spent on training C-suite executives. However, a leadership development program is effective only when the objectives are clearly defined. Here are 10 leadership … [Read more...]

10 Executive Coaching Goals for 2015

The Point: Executive coaching has been doing rounds in the global business community for the past 2-3 decades. Now it has become a billion-dollar industry, with more and more companies hiring executive coaching specialists to mentor their C-suite executives. However, executive coaching is continually evolving as the definition of leadership keeps … [Read more...]