Tag Archive: Culture

The Four Hardest Words You’ve Never Said

I had a sinking feeling when the radio interview was over. I’m always critical of my performance, but this time something didn’t feel right. Radio interviews are becoming common and I didn’t want… Continue reading

How to Connect Forgiveness and Accountability

Forgiveness determines the breadth, depth, and duration of all relationships. People disappoint. The more you expect from others the more likely you’ll feel disappointed. Don’t lower expectations. Elevate forgiveness. Unforgiveness: Leaders who can’t forgive… Continue reading

Stop Encouraging Discouraged Team Members

It’s easy to ignore motivated team members. They don’t need encouragement. Eventually, everyone’s tank runs dry. Discouragement is natural, normal, and inevitable. Why wait for it to happen? *** Successful leaders fuel fires… 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

The Proven Path to T.R.U.S.T.

Everything takes longer when you don’t trust those around you. Mistrust doubles the cost of doing business. Professor John Whitney, Columbia Business School. 5 qualities of low trust organizations: Redundancy. Bureaucracy. Politics. Disengagement.… Continue reading

Solving Leadership Isolation with Connection

Leaders lay awake at night wondering what’s really happening. You wonder, “Who should I touch base with? Isolation prevents you from feeling the pulse of your organization. Blind spots hinder your ability to… Continue reading