Brad Hachez

The Pursuit of High Tech Leadership

Welcome.  This site exists to empower you on your journey to providing High Tech Leadership.  Hopefully for you, like it has for so many others, it provokes a conversation we can all participate in or at the very least strikes an internal discussion that benefits…

Welcome!

There has been a steady stream of research on the benefits of being thankful and having gratitude. As a leader, being grateful can increase the productivity of your team and provide for an improved cohesiveness based on positive appreciation. Is it possible that this gratitude…

Can You be Too Thankful?

This article is the second in a series. In the first article, Listen to The Message of Value, we asked who was the right leadership voice to listen to, how to identify if the message being heard was the right message and considered if we…

Leadership 2.0 – Let Your Message Be Valued

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This article is the first in a series. Leadership is a constantly evolving practice that calls us to improve with a wide array of leaders offering advice and examples of just how we can improve. This shift to constant self improvement for the betterment of…

Leadership 2.0 – Listen to The Message of Value

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Feedback is an important mechanism by which a single team member or an entire team can receive both praise and criticism about their efforts, often being directed toward an expected level of performance or desired result. Feedback should not be quick. It should be thoughtful,…

Is your Feedback Loop Broken?

The concept of release time exists in a small number of organizations, such as Google, where a percentage of work time can be applied toward a project or interest that is not related to work you are currently assigned to do.  Offering release time to…

Release Time

There are two leaders.  One is the outspoken and opinionated leader with a set direction and agenda.  One is the quiet and reserved leader who leads by consensus and leads from behind.  While every one of us will predominately fall into one of these two…

Two Leaders

What do I mean by High Tech Leadership? The BradFromIT Community is focused on the pursuit of High Tech Leadership.  At first, that seems like a very broad statement of purpose. It isn’t. High Tech Leadership is a combination of four distinct areas that joined together bring…

The Meaning Behind High Tech Leadership

I have always been impressed by the great leaders in my life who are able to walk into a situation, a difficult conversation or a meeting and in a virtually flawless participation, these leaders are able to remain composed, answer questions and arrive at the outcomes…

Envision the Moment BEFORE you Live the Moment

BradFromIT IMPACT! is an email list to further connect the BradFromIT community. These short, engaging and powerful email communications will focus on: – Ideas to consider in your high tech leadership career – Measurement options to implement for greater evolution of your team – Performance examples…

BradFromIT IMPACT!

As a Leader, you can become incredibly focused on the day-to-day operational success of the business that some of the bigger picture vision and strategy can lose focus.  To regain that focus, or to ensure that it is not lost, there can be great value…

Retreat Before Defeat