Tag Archive: Culture

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

7 Ways to Deal with Office Drama

Everyone knows the drama kings/queens in the office. They’re the ones you dance around. “Don’t upset Barry.” Drama queens go to the boss rather than colleagues to voice complaints. Drama kings walk into… Continue reading

How to Lead Like Ellen DeGeneres

Negative focus creates negative environments. But, successful leaders build energizing environments. Your primary influence is the environment you create.”  Peter Senge Lead like a comedian: Comedians influence others. Leadership is influence. Learn about… Continue reading

How to Say Yes to New Ideas Without Going Nuts

The trouble with new ideas are the ones that didn’t work. But, organizations that consistently kill new ideas drive nails in their own coffins. The bondage of old ideas is they worked, once. The issue… Continue reading

The Ten Principles of Permission-Giving

I’ve been asking permission all my life. I raised my hand, in first grade, to ask Mrs. Goodwin for permission to use the restroom. One finger meant I had one thing to do.… Continue reading

The Six Rules of Office Politics

An adversarial relationship with a skilled office politician destroys opportunities. It could end your career. You despise their shenanigans, but unless you have authority to deal with them, learn to get along. ***… Continue reading