Most of us don’t get excited about going to the dentist. Dr. Bianca Velayo is here today to get us excited about it. She tells us all about how Green Valley Smiles Dentistry is not your mother’s dental practice!  Dr. Bianca fills us in how she uses effective leadership and management skills to provide the best patient care in Las Vegas. She also tells us how she combines management skills

Human Resources is one of the areas that business owners can really get themselves into trouble if we don’t keep our eye on it. One way to make it better is to streamline your human resources processes to best fit your business. Shermara Walker from SW HR Consulting shows us how to use HR in conjunction with effective leadership and management skills to keep your business running smoothly. She also

What is your definition of success? Can you achieve success through a life in balance? Dana Berg, a Proctor Gallagher Consultant joins us to show how what she has learned through the Proctor Gallagher Institute can help us achieve the worthy goal that each of us has inside. We also discuss how focus and reinforcement develop the effective leadership and management skills we all need to achieve our goals. Dana

We talk a lot with our guests on Geeks R Sexy about how they apply effective leadership and management skills to achieve their goals and grow their businesses. Today our panel takes on the entertainment world and how their management skills fit in. Sean Phillipson of Morrison Security, Dwayne Davison of Entertainment Capital Group and Fashion Stylist Katie Watford talk about how they use leadership and teamwork in entertainment. Leadership

I hate enforcing discipline on my team. I find it really unpleasant and I always wonder if I did the right thing afterward. I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way. When we avoid disciplining someone for engaging in misconduct, we set up a culture where respect doesn’t matter. The only thing worse than a leader who doesn’t discipline at all is one who does it arbitrarily and

We often hear that great leaders are decisive and the best leaders seem to make decisions quickly and easily. Some people are born with that ability but most of the rest of us have to learn how to do it well. One of the best ways you can develop this skill is by following a problem-solving framework. Toyota has their 8 step problem-solving model, the Air Force has adopted this

When you’re a leader, dealing with crisis situations is just part of the job. As much as we plan and prepare, sometimes a crisis is just going to come up. It doesn’t mean don’t plan and prepare and manage risk. When a crisis occurs we can’t start analyzing how we could avoid it. That’s important and that comes later. The most important thing to do right now is to solve

If you know anyone in the military, you’ve probably heard of a  “battle rhythm”. The clearest example I ever saw was the Air Operations Center planning cycle. I looked, but couldn’t find an official definition of battle rhythm. I’m just going to stick with my Air Operations Center example to get the concept across. In the AOC, every day we created the next day’s Air Tasking Order. The ATO told

Volunteers are becoming more and more common to help us reach our goals. In the Air Force, there were always community activities that wouldn’t have been possible without volunteers. Even in business, there are additional activities outside of people’s job descriptions that require volunteers. If you work for a non-profit or a community service organization, volunteers are probably doing most of your mission. These tips for leading volunteers will help

General Dwight Eisenhower said, “Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable”. No matter how effort we put into a plan, we almost always have to modify it when we execute. Sometimes we have to throw it out entirely. A mentor of mine said it even more simply. “You’ve gotta have a plan before you can deviate from it”. There’s no way to plan for every possible outcome, but effective planning