Leadership

January 15, 2019
Leadership

Leader Letter: Planning

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses the value of frequent reflection and planning.

On January 1st, with the new year stretching wide open before us, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of creating goals and resolutions.

We are two weeks into the new year now. How are you doing with your goals? Are any of them starting to look overly ambitious? And why do we do that? Why do we set goals that are not (entirely) realistic to achieve?

December 18, 2018
Leadership

Leader Letter: Mentoring

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman wrote about "Mentoring."

I am a huge believer in mentoring.

The benefits of successful mentoring are three pronged The program impacts the mentor, the mentee and the organization. I have personally experienced mentoring from each of these three perspectives.

November 20, 2018
Leadership

Leader Letter: A Letter of Gratitude

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman wrote about "Gratitude."

I recently went to Dallas for four hectic days at the ISSA trade show and convention. This was an excellent opportunity to gather with suppliers, customers, and longtime industry friends. I saw new innovations and was exposed to different ideas. I can say with certainty that I am truly grateful for this experience, which got me pondering about gratitude.

October 17, 2018
Leadership

Leader Letter: How to Keep Improving as a Leader

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman reflected on how to keep improving as a leader.

I travel often for business and the long, uninterrupted flights offer me time for reflection. Right now, I am pondering this question: What am I doing to challenge myself and to make myself a better leader in these transformational times? Many of the things I do are simple, but they always provide new ideas and perspectives.

July 9, 2018
Leadership

Leader Letter: Work-Life Balance

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman spent some time reflecting on what it means to maintain a fulfilling balance between work and personal time in our non-stop world. Here are her thoughts.

I just returned from a nice weekend following the Fourth of July and am on a plane heading to a business appointment. The flight is a great opportunity to get some uninterrupted work accomplished. It also gives me time to ponder the importance of work/life balance.