Tag Archive: Meetings

How to Bridge the Gap Between Talk and Action

Lousy teams represent sinkholes of energy, creativity, and resolve. Mediocre teams kill things slowly. Better to work alone than die a lingering death on a gasping team. Successful leaders move through talk to action.… Continue reading

How to Have Fiery Meetings and Not Blow Up

The alternative to fiery meetings is assembling teams that see everything from the same perspective. Uncontested unanimity is feel-good mediocrity. 7 requirements for fiery meetings: Invite dynamic tensions on teams as long as… Trust… 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

Solving the Pathetic Meeting Problem

Orderly leadership meetings are pathetic and useless. Head-nodding sessions are exercises in futility that waste resources, talent, and time. Cancel them and do something productive. The spirit of agreement permeates pointless leadership meetings.… Continue reading

Under Fire in a Public Meeting

Public confrontation slams you in the face, sooner or later. The boss wants answers. “What happened and what are you doing about it?” Everyone tenses and waits. Colleagues feel sympathy and relief. Everyone knows… Continue reading

When Fair is Mediocre

Treating everyone the same when they aren’t the same isn’t fair it’s mediocrity. It’s not fair – it’s dumb – to treat a thirty year old the same as a three year old.… Continue reading