The Leadership Challenge: Active Listening – 3 Tips!

The Point: You might be listening, but do you really hear what your stakeholders are saying? At Tip of the Spear we frequently pose this question to the leaders we work with in our Business Advisory Services. The answers we receive are unfortunately shocking (and not in a good way!) Besides, what’s at stake if you don’t listen effectively as a … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Creativity – 3 Tips!

The Point: The use of a leader’s imagination or original ideas in the workplace has typically been shied away from, primarily because of the “artistic” nature prescribed and partly due to the unmanageable predictability for continuous repetition and outcomes (i.e., results!) But what if the lure of a changed tomorrow is perceived as better than the … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Passive Aggressive Stakeholders

The Point: As a leader, you’re faced with all kinds of challenges… How to increase revenue, keep expenses in check, etc. Global domination is within reach, until… Until your stakeholders that you perceived as previously “with” you turn out to actually be “against” you! In this post, we take a look at passive aggressive stakeholder, why they are the … [Read more...]