Tag Archive: Organizational Development

7 Powerful Qualities of Humble Leaders

I heard brilliance from a twenty-something when I asked what humble leadership looks like. She said, “Humble leaders know they need others.” Self-reliance hinders leadership. The tipping point of leadership is moving from… Continue reading

Seven Ways Leaders Create Tipping Points

Employees who don’t feel the need to improve say, “Just tell me what you want.” But, passion for self-improvement drives the desire to be coached. Those committed to growth want coaches, not bosses –… Continue reading

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing with… Continue reading

What to Do When it’s Cold Inside

Like fire, an untended culture grows cold, dark, ugly, and useless. When you look in the organizational-mirror, do you like what you see? You can. Love: A regional medical facilities mission statement begins,… Continue reading

12 Ways to Get Serious about Fun

The law of the sad face says the more important leaders are the less they smile. You can’t milk fun out of self-important, problem-centric leaders. Fun seems frivolous when issues are important, opportunities… Continue reading

7 Powerful Qualities of Servant-Leaders

Every act of leadership is an act of service. Anything less is exploitation. The higher you go, the more people you get to serve. People aren’t in organizations to serve leaders. Leaders are in… Continue reading