Tag Archives: leadership

Successful people love what they do and do what they love

Did you have a difficult time getting your day started this morning? Does this happen regularly? Do you know why this occurs? Successful business leaders love what they do. They are self-motivated and focused on success, however they define success. They enjoy dealing with the new challenges that each day brings. They have the right… Read More »

A framework for happiness and success

The hardy souls who arrived in America in the early years, from the Pilgrims to our Founding Fathers, were entrepreneurs in their own right. They sought freedom in many areas of their lives and wanted liberty and the right of self-determination to make their own choices, free from encumbrances. Our country’s Founding Fathers—and Thomas Jefferson,… Read More »

Successful business leaders love what they do

Did you have a difficult time getting your day started this morning? Does this happen regularly? Do you know why this occurs? Successful business leaders love what they do. They are self-motivated and focused on success, however they define success. They enjoy dealing with the new challenges that each day brings. They have the right… Read More »

A Plan for Success

In more recent years, some have strayed from or forgotten the founding principles of our country, and others have felt encumbered by circumstances they see no path around. At Monticello Strategies, we understand that to be happy and successful you must be in full control and free of distractions in order to achieve your goals… Read More »

Can a company director always obtain access to the advice of counsel that was provided to the company?

A guest post from Nixon Peabody’s Commercial Litigation Alert by Stephen M. LaRose, Troy K. Lieberman, and Christopher E. Queenin The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC” or the “Court”) issued a recent decision that clarifies the circumstances in which members of a board of directors can access the company’s attorney-client privileged communications. In Chambers v. Gold Medal Bakery,… Read More »

How To Create The Mental State That Leads To Peak Performance

An interesting article from the Business Insider Personally and professionally, we often hope for moments of peak performance, periods of time when we’re incredibly productive, effective, and produce the best possible work. According to Susie Cranston and Scott Keller at the McKinsey Quarterly, there are a few tweaks managers and individuals can make to increase these peaks… Read More »

4 Ways To Identify Leaders In Potential Hires

An interesting article that was originally published on OPEN Forum and republished on the Business Insider web site. It costs companies a lot of money to search, hire and train new employees, so you want to make sure you hire the right person the first time. One way to help ensure success when you’re scouting for talent is to look… Read More »

Four types of executives who use their time badly

An interesting article from Business Insider Top executives are known to, and are often expected to work incredible hours. They wake up incredibly early, stay late, and work weekends. However, a new McKinsey study finds that only 9 percent are very satisfied with how they use that time, about a third are “actively dissatisfied,” and almost half feel… Read More »

Strategic Leadership: The Essential Skills

From the Harvard Business Review The storied British banker and financier Nathan Rothschild noted that great fortunes are made when cannonballs fall in the harbor, not when violins play in the ballroom. Rothschild understood that the more unpredictable the environment, the greater the opportunity—if you have the leadership skills to capitalize on it. Through research… Read More »

Why Strategy Matters Most

An interesting article from inc. magazine It’s the strategic plan…Have you reconsidered yours lately? Leading people is exciting and inspiring. Formulating strategy? Not so much. Cynthia Montgomery, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, urges CEOs to stop treating the strategic plan as a dead, dusty document and instead make it the beating… Read More »