Tag Archives: Changing Leadership for GOOD

COUNTING & CARING A Winning Combination for Leadership Success

I can’t prove it, but I suspect that in 1985 I was the only MBA, Fortune 500 trained, CEO in Duck, North Carolina. Back then Duck was still a sleepy, small seaside town. But things were about to change. A … Read More

PRIVATE GAIN AT PUBLIC EXPENSE

The story continues. Banks and investment firms put their own interests and wealth accumulation  before the needs of their clients and customers. Despite public outrage at the reckless and self serving behavior that has unfortunately come to characterize many at … Read More

CNBC OP-ED The Gift of Adversity by Betty Shotton

An Executive Editor at CNBC.com asked my PR firm Monteiro & Co, if they knew of an author who could write on their experiences as being a woman in a man’s world of business. They got me. This was the … Read More

Interview with Wayne Turmel of The Cranky Middle Manager Show

This was a FUN interview for me. Wayne has a down to earth, practical and humorous approach to doling out advice for leaders and managers. Click on the link below to hear our recent interview about the book, courage and … Read More

A JOURNEY TO EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

A SEVEN MINUTE VIDEO EVERY LEADER SHOULD WATCH Make sure to watch it full screen by clicking on the bottom right corner.

INVESTOR’S DAILY Interview with Betty Shotton, Author of LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP 9-30-2011

When you hold yourself and others accountable for actions good or bad, you build a culture where people don’t make excuses. They’re able to reach their full potential. “It’s essential to investigate causes (of problems), but not to blame anyone … Read More

THE PERFECT LEADER ?

THE PERFECT LEADER? When I was researching current leaders that exemplified the attributes I was writing about for LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP, I repeatedly ran into a dilemma. It seemed that just as soon as I had found a great example of … Read More

THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LEADERSHIP

The strength and potential of anything or anyone is relative to its foundation. This is as true for a leader as it is for an organization, a political system, a house or a skyscraper. Our political system for example no longer seems … Read More

1 Comment

ARE YOU READY FOR LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP?

Well…after 2 years of writing and submitting proposals to Agents & Publishers …and after two years of research and writing…and re- writing…and re-writing; 3 big edits and 7 total, “LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP, 10 Principles for Exceptional Leadership” is two weeks from … Read More

THE LOW COST HIGH RETURN WAY TO MOTIVATE YOUR STAFF

THIS IS A WORTHWHILE READ FOR LEADERS…SAVE MONEY BY CARING; THE VALUE OF YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION TO YOUR STAFF When Money Doesn’t Matter Think for a minute: would you rather have a raise or a weekly one-on-one meeting with … Read More