Tag : Leadership

Anytime you start a new gig things take time. Patience for me is always a challenge. My motor runs fast all of the time. To sit back, learn, assess the current situation, and then act takes discipline and patience.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 7 months ago

Many of my fellow marketers and communications colleagues know it is hard to do things differently at times. You often find resistance to change and organizations who think any risk is too much risk. Luckily, during my time at H&R Block, I was given the green light to take some risks and to really do things differently to engage clients.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 7 months ago

Leaders possess different talents and lead in different ways. Those leaders who inspire do so by challenging those they lead. They invite them to fail fast, learn and drive toward stretch goals. When they fail to reach them, they use them as teachable moments all in the name of getting better.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 8 months ago

The next level of social business leader is one who understands and can work across online media and communications. They know public relations, they know relationship and influencer development, and they know how to integrate these elements across the business.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 8 months ago

"The days of assigned parking spaces, ivory tower office suites and executive dining rooms is over."

West Coast CEO

Today’s chief executive has taken interesting shift in thinking, particularly around hierarchy and their management style. I asked these three men and one woman CEO to give me their top insights for what it takes to be an effective, motivational and impactful leader.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 8 months ago

Is the current economic malaise making us lazy? Do people have a passion for their work anymore? It’s really hard to tell sometimes. America needs to return to hard work – not easy work.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 11 months ago

How you leave a job matters just as much as the work you did when you worked for your former employer. There’s nothing wrong with moving on, but leave on a high note – always.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 1 year ago