Category Archive: Values mission & vision

Receiving the 12 Gifts of Problems

Successful leaders run toward problems, not away. If you want to lead, solve a problem, the bigger the better. Problems come bearing gifts, if you can receive them. 12 Gifts: Handled well, problems:… Continue reading

How to Cut Your Losses and Move On

Trajectory predicts the future. Minimize the negative impact of laggards by managing them up or out. Give employees on the rise freedom, opportunity, authority, and position. Experience suggests you have, on average, a… Continue reading

10 Practical Ways to Enhance Team Dynamics

Listen for the sucking sound of money going down the drain when lousy teams take on projects. Stop wasting time on teams that waste time. Image source Successful teams are a thing of… Continue reading

Finding Happiness in Leadership

Passion to change things – to make a difference – eats away at you. Show me a leader who’s always content and I’ll show you a lousy leader. Finding happiness as a leader… Continue reading

Eight Ways to Find the Key to Success

Misguided leaders think plans and programs are solutions. People are always the key to success. People are solutions. Programs, systems, plans, and projects are dead words on paper until people give them life.… Continue reading

Three Simple Steps to Radical Change

* Leaders change things. Leaders who can’t manage change fail. Everything that successfully resists change dies. “Companies that pursue and embrace change are healthy, growing, and dynamic organizations, while companies that fear change… Continue reading