Category Archive: Interview

The Two Qualities that Make Leaders Great

Some leaders are humble. Others are driven. The great ones are both. When Jim Collins set out to write, “Good to Great,” he set out to write about great organizations, not great leaders.… Continue reading

Bad is 5X Stronger Than Good

Bad pollutes good. Pour good water into polluted water and you have more polluted water. Negative experiences usually cling longer and captivate our attention more than positive, for example. Throwing some good into some… Continue reading

How to Eliminate Performance Reviews

Traditional performance reviews are like the Easter Bunny. They don’t really deliver. I wish a Fairy would sprinkle fairy dust over every organization and eliminate this fraudulent waste of time, energy, and resources. Distraction:… Continue reading

Finding Bright

The gift of darkness is finding bright. Dark days are coming for you. If you haven’t felt the darkness yet, you will. I’m being optimistic. Your response to the dark days of life… Continue reading

Speed with Collaboration and Standards

Messy collaboration can create speed. Mike Leavitt learned collaboration is often the best way to solve messy problems that involve large groups of people. Mike is the three time Governor of Utah and… Continue reading

How the CEO of Zappos Solves Problems

Your worst problem is believing you know the problem, when you don’t. The next is solving it. Procter & Gamble set out to design new soap for cleaning floors. It’s a challenge because… Continue reading