Employee Empowerment

Flipping Your Hierarchy

In the past, the traditional hierarchical structure of management sees production on the bottom, answering to their supervisors who, in turn answer to their management, and ultimately the final decision maker on top. If it worked previously, then why isn't it as effective today? When you flip the hierarchy upside down you are encouraging a

Interview with Gerry O. Cadorath – Author of the Book

Gerry O. Cadorath, author of the book Turn Can't Into Next was recently asked to appear on the Leading Change podcast with Adam Christie. During the candid interview, a wide array of questions were posed to Gerry revealing insight into the history of Cadorath, and further depth into the Leadership Lessons presented within the

Accountability Works Best When It Goes Both Ways

There is a significant degree of accountability up the ladder that is sometimes missed, ignore it at your peril. For example, an employee brings forward a request, anticipating a response from their superior, and the superior with the best intentions of replying becomes temporarily distracted and then ultimately forgets to get back to the

Show Up With the Right Attitude & We’ll Give You a Career

Experience and credentials can take you many places in your career; at Cadorath we look for that and more. Years of schooling and training under your belt is great, however we believe the right attitude can carry you much further. Elements of the right attitude include having an open mind and willingness to learn;

Natural Born Leaders Strengthen Your Team

Do you consider responsibility without authority acceptable within the walls of your company? What about the natural born leaders, the ones that influence the team without having any official authority at all? Would you consider that to be the same? We believe them to be very different in that even though they are both

Celebrating Your Wins Leads to More Wins

Failing to celebrate your wins is like having cake without the icing. When we don't take time to celebrate our successes along the way, we are doing the team and ourselves a great disservice. Every win provides you with the opportunity to energize and embolden your team; and to propagate your own unique corporate

Command and Control Leadership Stops Progress

Responsible leaders know that defining a company’s Mission and Purpose, Technology, Innovation, and Stakeholder Inclusion is not the sole responsibility of the leadership team. Gone are the days of ‘command and control’ management. Finding ever-improving paths to success by embracing continuous learning and knowledge exchange is vital. Recently, the CEO of a dealership of

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Actions are Better than Intentions

If you ask almost anyone if they are trustworthy and a person of integrity, they will say they are. But it is not what people say that tells the real story; it is their actions, especially in tough times, that really count and reveal a person’s true character. The following are three of the

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Change or be Left Far Far Behind

Some business leaders believe that the social, economic, and environmental challenges of the 2020s require new approaches to leadership and responsibility.  And it is a question we tossed around during our last executive session until one of our team leads reminded the group that this is how Cadorath has changed and grown and secured

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