Utilizing Performance-Based Compensation? Dual Cost Accounting Systems May Improve Fairness & Isolation of Outcomes

I had significant response to my recent post, “The Ultimate Sucker Punch to Emerging Leaders: Expectations of Responsibility & Accountability Without the Empowerment of Authority“. The volume of interest was appropriate given that the topic simultaneously impacts individual career paths, employee morale, corporate culture and the likelihood that an entity can grow, scale and sustain.[…]

The Ultimate Sucker Punch to Emerging Leaders: Expectations of Responsibility & Accountability Without the Empowerment of Authority

This post is a follow-up to a recent video episode I contributed to my YouTube channel, Three Minutes to Escalate, regarding the Culture of Delegation¬†and its importance in creating sustainable businesses. To quickly summarize the takeaway of that discussion, my assertion was that successful Delegation requires both refined leadership skillsets and corporate cultures centered on[…]

(Part One) Operational Expectations: Leadership & Culture

Part One – Corporate Culture One of the subjects I am asking to address most frequently has to do with the characteristics. In this series, I take a deeper dive into the question, evaluating how expectations of leaders change as their business move through the life cycle of growth, scaling and sustaining, as well as[…]

Escalating Leaders Ask the Right Questions

Escalating leaders are engaged in strategic conversations everyday. Difference makers know that asking the right questions is often more valuable than walking into the room with all the answers. As CEO of Escalate Solutions, I also fill roles as facilitator, moderator, guest lecture, board member and interim co-suite contributor. I remind myself the importance of[…]

Kimberly Arnold: Strategy, Vision, Pivoting & Overcoming

This is admittedly WELL BEYOND the Three Minute parameters that I set for my base discussion content, but many of my colleagues and friends that reviewed my “beta” suggested that I add a “background” episode (even if lengthy) that viewers and subscribers could dive into that offered more insight into my personal and professional background.[…]