Leadership Habit 9 – Be Grateful

10 Leadership Habits - Habit 9 is to be Grateful - Mike Malatesta

I believe Leadership Habit 9 is to be grateful. If you ever get to the point where your leadership style makes others around you feel unimportant, marginalized or scared, I hope someone has the courage to call you out for being an a**hole or, better yet, that you have the sliver of self-awareness needed to […]

Why Waste Gets Hidden in the Back (293)

In this episode, I talk about why waste typically gets hidden in the back. Out of mind, out of sight, right?  But I’m not just talking about trash – physical waste. 

Leadership Habit 8 – Take the Blame

Leadership Habit Number 8 Take the Blame - Mike Malatesta - Ownershift Coaching

I believe leadership habit 8 is to take the blame. A Leader takes the blame.  As a Leader, it’s always your fault – unless you’re a politician of course and then it’s always some other person’s fault, which seems like a Leadership paradox, but I digress.   As I see it, if you’re a Leader and you’re […]

Leadership Habit 7 – Learn

Leadership Habit Number 7 - Learn - Mike Malatesta - Ownershift Coaching

I believe leadership habit no.7 is to Learn. Albert Einstein is famous for suggesting that, “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”   At some point, I feel like you learn “all there is to learn about Leadership and Leading your team” from inside the walls of your company.  Maybe that takes six months or maybe six […]