Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and Dwayne Davison of Entertainment Capital Group knows everything there is to know about promoting entertainment events in Las Vegas. It’s not all just fun and games, there’s an art and science to creating a successful event. Dwayne talks about the management skills he learned to build his thriving business. He also talks how he applies those leadership skills to create

Join our expert panel of visual artists from Casey Jade Photography and AberleWest Design & Marketing to talk about how businesses can make their visual brands stand out. We talk about how they use effective leadership and management skills while building a strong team around them. In addition, we discuss applying those management skills to help business owners discover how to do effective visual branding Las Vegas style Visual Branding Las

It can be difficult to get your brand to stand out in the bright lights of Las Vegas. This week, Anna Aberle and Rachel West of AberleWest Design and Marketing join us to talk about their philosophy for building Las Vegas brands. They use effective visual branding principles in their graphic designs to help their clients stand out. Anna and Rachel have degrees in graphic design and multimedia technologies. They

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

You could fill a library with all of the books about leadership styles and why each is the best. I’ve seen a lot of them come and go and they all have pros and cons. The leaders I respect most have developed their own unique style, rather than adopting someone else’s. When we try to adopt a leadership style that doesn’t fit who we are, we get that queasy feeling

All leaders hope they’re inspiring others to go do great things, but how do we know? When I was in the Air Force, I was always fascinated by leaders who inspired us to do great things. These leaders weren’t inspiring just because they had great words to say or were great speakers. They were leaders who took action and set a great example for everyone around them. My personal leadership

Adversity is a fact of life for any of us who challenge ourselves. I’ve faced some adversity in my life, both personal and professional. Sometimes it turned out great, sometimes not so much. Starting a business has been much harder than I ever thought it would. I knew it would be hard. I prepared myself, but some days are really difficult and I think about giving up. A lot of us take

A lot of people talk about wishing they were more confident. Self-confidence is one of the most important leadership skills that we can develop. It is a common misconception that you have to be born with self-confidence. Confidence can be developed just like any other leadership trait or skill. While many people consider me to be a pretty confident guy, there was a time when I wasn’t. I was very

One of the reasons we wanted to become leaders was so that we could take on challenges we couldn’t achieve by ourselves. Employee motivation is a challenge for every leader. So how do we get our team members to do things that need to be done without being told? This week we’re answering a question from Pete. He says, “One thing I’m dealing with right now is trying to motivate

We’re getting to know ourselves better this month at Evil Genius Leadership and today we’re going to talk about personality testing, as well as personality types. There are a lot of different personality tests and a lot of opinions about personality testing in leadership development. Today we’ll look at how to use personality types to know ourselves better, as well as improve our relationships with other people. Personality Types and Personality Tests Learning our personality