Meridian Blog

Although many of you reading this run your own petro companies today, for most of us, our beginning leadership role is normally leading a single person.  Many times we are given training and tools to help us lead that single person either by our employer or parent who ran the company before us. We learn new skills, have some wins and losses in our new leadership role and begin to grow as leaders. If we continue to excel in our role we eventually gain additional people to lead. Interestingly, we are not usually given additional training or bestowed with additional
We’ve all heard of companies that have some version of “Do the Right Thing” type of core values.  Some even express that more emphatically with “Do the right thing even when no one is looking.”  Then how is it that it goes all wrong, sometimes even daily, at these businesses? And you may be asking yourself, is there anything a leader can do to change that? If you look seriously at past incidents of “wrong things” you will likely see decisions were made and actions were taken that lacked perspective.  Making “Right”business decisions requires balancing at least three perspectives —