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Audiofile Magazine Review

I was browsing around the Audiofile Magazine website recently and came across their 2010 review of my audiobook The One Year Daily Devotions for Leaders. They wrote: Jim Seybert narrates his own work with eloquence as he delivers a treasure trove of bite-sized devotions for time-challenged business and ministry leaders. Readings cover broad issues of [...]

By |2016-08-04T21:05:20+00:00August 4th, 2016|Audiobooks, Books/Movies, Management|0 Comments

Manager Training VS Leadership Development

Drawing from academic and business writing, this whitepaper acknowledges the organizational imperatives of vision and productivity and presents an argument for a more intentional approach to training in those skills specifically related to managing teams of people.

By |2012-11-17T01:37:48+00:00November 17th, 2012|Management, Skills|0 Comments

Executive burnout – what happens when the boss checks out?

"Hey Jim," the email began, "how often do you run across CEOs who love their company and hate their own job description?"

He explained that as he'd grown his business, he hired people to handle tasks he had enjoyed doing in the early days and now finds his calendar filled with administrative tasks no one else wants to do. "I can't imagine any entrepreneur starting out wanting to be an administrator."

Companies - smart ones - put significant resources toward employee engagement and retention, but what about the boss? Who watches out for the men and women in the c-suite? If retaining key employees is critical for profitability, keeping the boss engaged should be near the top of any company's training agenda.

By |2011-08-18T13:34:15+00:00August 18th, 2011|Strengths|0 Comments

Fine-tuning your focus

Whether you are a captain of industry, wielding the helm of a multi-national mega-corp; or, a solo-professional entrepreneur, wielding a broom in your spare time just to make cash-flow -- you could be your own worst competition. With all the competitive forces taking aim at the big red circle on your back, you can't afford [...]

By |2011-08-08T17:00:20+00:00August 8th, 2011|Strengths|1 Comment

Creativity and leadership

Is there a link between creativity and successful leadership? Lisa Bodell, CEO of FutureThink, writes on the leadership/creativity connection in her post of May 17, 2011 titled; The Era of the Right-Brained Thinker Bodell references Daniel Pink's 2005 book A Whole New Mind in using words like agility, synthesis, inspiration and story-telling to define creative [...]

By |2011-07-27T09:36:50+00:00July 27th, 2011|Books/Movies, Management, Skills|0 Comments
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