In This Issue
- Lessons From The Book: Tighten The Lug Nuts: Leadership is something we all have concerns about, as we are all leaders to someone at some time.
- Keynote speaking: Thoughts from the most recent events and upcoming events.
- What Others Are Saying: Examples of what industry leaders have said about Rocky’s Keynote Speaking events
- Be The Best In The Industry: Rocky Romanella, Sr. Partner at 3SIXTY, shares valuable information on Balanced Leadership.
- Updated Website: The 3SIXTY site has been completely redesigned to allow for easier access to all of our resources. Visit the site today
- New podcasts: With over 100 podcast, live radio, internet radio and TV interviews during the past, Rocky is one of the most sought-after Keynote Speakers, and a great guest. His most recent interviews can be found in the PODCAST LIBRARY on the 3SIXTYMANAGEMENTSERVICES web site.
- Coaches Corner: Wisdom from some of the greatest coaches.
- The Video Library: This is a great place to start your research.
- Tighten The Lugnuts: A game-changing book that continues to receive 5-Star reviews.
- Free Assessment: Our business assessment is an objective look at your business, designed to provide you with a clear picture of: Where your business is today; What will help you get to where you want to be tomorrow; What might hinder or impede your progress, and; What specific actions can be taken to address all these issues.
Main Story: Lessons From The Book: Tighten The Lug Nuts
A Leadership Book For Us All
Leadership is something we all have concerns about. Leadership is a concept that is not reserved for or only applies to certain people in business, government, and civic organizations. The reality is that no matter our age, gender, occupation, educational level, or position in life, each of us touches and influences other lives.
Through this extension, we are all leaders to someone at some time. It can be a person under our supervision or care, a spouse we honor and live with, or a child we nurture, a student we teach, or a player we coach. It could be as simple as a fellow member of our church or religious affiliation, club, league or association, but it is usually identified by the fact we have made a positive difference through our actions and examples.
With this sense of responsibility and being lifelong learners, we are constantly in pursuit of knowledge, whether written or experienced, of how to be a good leader and how to improve our skills. We take great pride in the books we have read and where they sit on the best-seller list. I often find that some of the best examples and learning experiences come from the stories we tell and the experiences we share. Sometimes they come from the stories we learned as children or read to our children as parents or grandparents.
Leaders must develop emotional intelligence along with their educational intelligence and business acumen. Sometimes a simple story I find can help people see the bigger picture, promote moral and ethical behavior, and maybe, just maybe, not take ourselves so seriously that we lose sight of the fact that it is not always about us.
Over the next few editions of our newsletter we will explore the many concepts and thoughts from the book, Tighten The Lug Nuts, and how it can be your guide in business and life, both personally and professionally.
I am very interested and am sure you have your own thoughts that you would like to share. Please email me with your ideas about any of the items above at [email protected].
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Keynote Speaker: Richmond Logistics & Supply Chain
Forum: Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain, Tucson AZ.
November 3 through November 5, 2009
Our topic and conversation will center on the following:
Making Informed Operational Decisions with your Three Key Constituents in Mind Through Balanced Leadership.
As one of the architects of UPS’s entry into supply chain and logistics, we will speak about how senior-level leaders of logistics and supply chain management can create a performance-driven organization that operates more efficiently and effectively by applying the principles of Balanced Leadership. Operational leaders can help people at all levels of an organization see the bigger picture and promote moral and ethical behavior through their leadership examples. The Balanced Leadership approach takes into consideration three key constituents – customers, people and shareholders – who must always be represented in the decision-making process.
A comprehensive supply chain, utilized properly, can be a strategic and competitive advantage. In today’s competitive environment it is being taxed by multiple internal and external factors on a daily, hourly and sometimes minuteby-minute basis. As a leader, it is critical that your decisions are timely and informed decisions that will have a positive impact on your customers, employees, stakeholders, vendors, and the organization as a whole. Approaching your role with the understanding that your people are your greatest asset and will differentiate your company from the competition in today’s highly competitive business environment will be an essential ingredient to your success. You will understand the value of having the best, the brightest, most informed and best educated people in the industry as part of your team.
A balanced leader with a high level of emotional intelligence requires another level of skill that goes beyond education, job experience, and technical knowhow. Active listening, building strong relationships and taking responsibility all contribute to what it takes to be a successful operational leader in today’s everchanging business environment. With a complete, robust and articulated vision, strategy, training and communications plan, you will accomplish your goals and objectives though walking the talk and your daily actions.
What Others Are Saying . . .
“Rocky wowed the audience with his relatability and deep understanding of what it takes to not just lead but lead successfully. He did his homework with the group; attending the roundtable session, asking intuitive questions and mingling at the receptions.”
Managing Editor, JDT
National Association of Dental Laboratories
“Rocky is an inspiring leader that personally connects with his audience. Through his unique business and personal examples, he captures the attention of the room and imparts relevant lessons that truly motivates you to be a balanced leader aware of how your actions affect your customers, associates and business partners. Thank you, Rocky, for your 10 years of dedication to The UPS Store network.””
President – AICC, The Independent Packaging Association
“”Thank you for being with us last week in Las Vegas for our 2017 Annual Meeting. I think we can agree that we had a very successful meeting and many happy memories were created there last week. I want to thank you especially for setting the tone in our opening general session and for the workshop sessions you conducted for us. And the Emerging Leaders I spoke with were all pleased with your program for them. Thanks, Rocky, for your contribution to a very successful event.”
President, The UPS Store, Inc
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BE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY
I want to let you in on a little secret. It pertains to your relationships, to the pursuit of your goals and dreams, and to the plight of so many across the world. Unless you win the lottery, the truth is you’re going to have to work at whatever it is you hope to achieve in your life. But, it’s how you face it that speaks to your character.
Your true character is defined by your honesty of purpose. Your purpose is sacred and authentic. Honesty is what’s at the core of your moral character. It’s being trustworthy, loyal, fair, sincere and true, even when it is difficult to be. It is not only how you create your values, but also how you add value to the lives of others.
Purpose-driven people put their morals, character and honesty first. Without purpose, we drift. With purpose, we steer.
You have the responsibility to yourself and to others to use your best judgment, weigh your options carefully and make the right decisions – even if they’re not the most favorable or popular – even when no one is watching!
When you do that you honor yourself and your values. Wherever your path takes you, know that your trustworthiness is your highest honor. For if you are a trusted leader, others will believe in your vision, mission and values, and trust in you enough to follow you, whether in business or on the battlefield.
Updated 3SIXTY Website Provides For A Better Experience
We are proud to announce that the 3SIXTY Management Services website has been completely redesigned. We hope to make the wealth of information available on the site easier to navigate and provide better access to the free resources available from 3SIXTY. The newly updated sections include, but are not limited to:
Training – The 3SIXTY business leadership training team brings decades of experience in our partnership with you to tailor comprehensive leadership development curriculums for your people and train them on skills that will transform your organization.
Video Library – A huge collection of videos that can serve as a reference library on Balanced Leadership, Legacy, customer service and more.
Podcasts – With over 100 podcast interviews, live radio, internet radio and TV interviews during the past year, Rocky is one of the most sought-after guests. This section presents innovative ideas and strategic information on a wide variety of topics.
Five-Star Business Leadership Book – Few business books speak clearly to the key points necessary in becoming a leader. Our new release, Tighten the Lug Nuts: The Principles of Balanced Leadership, is quick to offer a new, innovative approach to leading your company to success.
Consulting – At 3Sixty we add immediate value through our Business Process consulting approach, assessment and implementation model. We are external consultants “in name only” as we take great pride and time to learn your business from a cultural, value and mission perspective. We analyze your business like it is our business. We will design the processes and systems that will take your business to the next level today and tomorrow.
Once our analysis is complete, we will make recommendations to improve these processes and practices with an eye to improving overall efficiency. The team at 3Sixty will be involved in designing, implementation, communication, accountability and follow up. We are all in!
Coaches Corner – a series of articles and posts that cover how to create the perfect meeting, how to create a leadership legacy and much more.
Leadership Team – The 3SIXTY Team members are career leaders with practical experience and business results. The Balanced Leadership Model(TM) created by Senior Partner Rocky Romanella, and our ability to bring passion, process, leadership development and training expertise, produces fast results for clients.
New Podcast: CEO Journals Podcast With Ethan Bridge
In this podcast, Rocky Romanella appears with Ethan Bridge of the CEO Journals Podcast, sharing what it takes to become a CEO.
The Rome Show
Guest Host Rocky Romanella interviews the President of The UPS Store, Tim Davis to talk about building world class teams and relationships, leadership, developing people and more! A great interview to give insight to any leader looking to help grow both themselves and their team.
Your Next Conference, Your Next Motivational Speaker, Your Next Topic
To achieve success, you will need to embrace the Balanced Leadership philosophy along with the goals and objectives through walking the talk and your daily actions. Your success will be measured by the degree to which everyone in your organization at every level begins to understand, embrace, emulate, and execute the vision and strategy.
Coach’s Corner – Exclusive never-seen before interview with UCLA Coach John Wooden
In every newsletter I include a quote from UCLA Coach John Wooden, whom I had the great pleasure to interview while I was a leader at UPS. Coach often said, “Nothing will work unless you do.” Click below to view the full interview.
If you play a coaching role (and we all do), please look at the unique and exclusive interview with legendary Coach John Wooden on our website. Coach Wooden was a supporter of the Jimmy V Foundation and in memory of Coach Valvano, who passed away, April 28, 1993, we are remembering Coach Valvano and his fight by donating one dollar to the Jimmy V Fund to find the cure for each copy of Tighten The Lug Nuts sold.
Coach Valvano is remembered for being many things: a player, a coach, a broadcaster, a brother, husband and a father. But above all he was an inspiration. And when he was diagnosed with cancer at 46, he never gave up. Thank you in advance for your generous support and enjoy the book.
The Video Library is Here (And, You Don’t Need a Library Card)
Time is of the essence for all of us. We are overloaded with information – so much so that we simply cannot digest it all. For this reason, I am very excited to announce our new video library.
Here you can explore important concepts in mere minutes. Short on ideas for your next meeting? There are loads of ideas here. Need a quick video for your next gathering? Looking for a keynote speaker or advisor? You might find just what you are looking for here. New videos are added regularly, so be sure to
check back soon.
Take a moment and check out our new commercial for Tighten The Lug Nuts entitled Become A Better Leader.
NEW BOOK REVIEW!
If you read only one business book this year, this is the one.
Few business books offer new, innovative approaches to leading companies to success. Fewer still speak clearly to the key points necessary to become an effective leader. Only a miniscule number of books could be called a “game changer”. Tighten The Lug Nuts is all of that and more.
Rocky uses his over 40 years of experience in his CEO and Director roles, to explore the ways a true leader can add value as a trusted advisor, mentor, and visionary who uses a process approach to lead the organization and its people to new levels of success. Whether you are a seasoned leader or are taking the first steps to becoming an effective leader, this is one of those books you will refer to over and over again.
Help your team become more effective and take on bigger and more significant challenges. The 3SIXTY business leadership training team brings decades of experience in our partnership with you to tailor comprehensive leadership development curriculum for your team members and train them on skills that will transform your organization.