Notable leadership articles from Bixler Consulting Group based on research and interviews with successful leaders who are making a difference and what this can mean to leaders everywhere.
Dr. Roger Bannister was the first human to break the 4-minute mile on May 6, 1954. Contemporary thought was that a human being could never run that fast. Yet 64 days later, Bannister’s record was also broken. Many years later, on September 29, 2019, Allyson Felix, USA Olympic sprinter, broke another major record. She surpassed…Read More
The Truth about Top Performers
Dear Colleague, Paul McCartney, Sheryl Sandberg, Jeff Bezos, and many others in multiple industries are considered top performers. Top performers produce. They add value. They have staying power and they are all talented. But is talent alone enough? Skills, capabilities, and a stellar brain; that should do it, shouldn’t it? But we know better. Everyone…Read More
A Healthy Culture is Money in the Bank
Dear Colleague, Definition of Company Culture: The combination of values, beliefs, behaviors, personality, and informal rules that guides the company in its day-to-day interactions. Culture is the differentiator and the greatest predictor of continued company success. It starts at the bottom and it starts at the top. Everyone owns it. It’s the air we breathe. …Read More
The Resilient Leader
Dear Colleague, Points of View That Required a Resilient Response “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” Charles Duell, U.S. Commission of Patents, 1899 “Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.” President Grover Cleveland, 1905 “Guitar music is on the way out.” Decca Records after turning down a group called the Beatles,…Read More