Tom Leu on 96.7 The Eagle

Featured on the Sound Matters Radio show as a SMx bonus episode which includes additional interviews, “sound matters”-related commentary, and other assorted short segments and audio ear candy. Here’s Tom as a guest on 96.7 The Eagle with Terry “Double T” Turen talking about the show. Listen here >> SOUND MATTERS Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/soundmatters StayContinue reading “Tom Leu on 96.7 The Eagle”

Communication trumps Qualifications

For years now I’ve been training and teaching that “communication skills” is THE premier skill set to master and possess. It’s more important than any other technical skills that you may have. It’s more important than letters after your name. It’s more important than a fat file stuffed with certifications, accolades, and endorsements. Communication skills areContinue reading “Communication trumps Qualifications”

Seventy-Nine

79 Quality of life… that elusive little slice of heaven we’re all pining for. I’ve heard it said that taking the easy road gets progressively harder, while taking the hard road gets progressively easier. I’ve been finding this to be true in my own life. Enduring the varying quality of life levels during these journeysContinue reading “Seventy-Nine”

Seventy-Eight

78 Core competencies. Any individual or organization that is not primarily focused on executing their core competencies is suffering significantly. Their effectiveness is compromised. Their productivity is diluted. We all need to be doing the stuff we’re best at doing, and little else, to maximize personal and professional growth. We need to do this for ourselvesContinue reading “Seventy-Eight”

Seventy-Seven

77 There’s lots of stuff out there on what leadership IS. Good stuff, but to truly understand sound matters, it’s also important to recognize contrasts. Here’s what leadership ISN’T: Leadership isn’t management. Leadership isn’t pretending you’re a leader. Leadership isn’t shirking your responsibilities. Leadership isn’t choosing to hide and coast. Leadership isn’t about doing theContinue reading “Seventy-Seven”