How the pandemic is impacting businesses, landlords and non-profits, and which I am worried about the most

I am: Part owner of a small ice cream factory and retail store A commercial landlord A board member of two non-profit organizations Part owner of two software companies, one that serves essential services, and one that serves mainly small[...]

Published: March 30, 2020
By: Darryl Stewart
Asking for the help you need is a gift, so ask.

It is heartwarming for me to see people on social media actively trying to find ways to help during the current COVID-19 crisis. People asking if anyone needs help getting groceries, help with childcare, or if anyone knows anyone else[...]

Published: March 23, 2020
By: Darryl Stewart
Dealing with the COVID-19 situation

I have written a short article on leadership or employee engagement every week for many years. This week I was tempted not to. There is a crisis going on that demands our attention as leaders. Should I be taking the[...]

Published: March 17, 2020
By: Darryl Stewart
How I went from too nice to just right nice

I know a leader who has no trouble overloading his staff with tons of work without any concern or remorse for how the type or volume of work will impact them. His motto, “I load ‘em down until they crack,[...]

Published: March 11, 2020
By: Darryl Stewart
What Richard Branson forgot to say about effective delegation

Richard Branson is driven, passionate, smart, and people want to follow him. He knows how to use his gifts to create successful companies and make his weaknesses irrelevant. He will tell you part of his business success is finding great[...]

Published: March 2, 2020
By: Darryl Stewart