Tag Archive: organizational values

10 Ways to Become the Leader Others Value

It’s not “just” business. The greatest “ship” in leadership is relationship. The priority of relationship came home to me in a follow-up call with Bob Buford. Bob was mentored by Peter Drucker. Their mentoring relationship turned… Continue reading

Finding Sanity in an Insanely Busy World

Low impact leaders live frantic, unfocused lives. At the end of the day, they wonder what they accomplished. Busyness isn’t effectiveness. The more frantic you are the less powerful your impact. Three C’s for… Continue reading

20 Ways to Give Negative Feedback

Growth always hurts. But, stagnation is death. Growth requires feedback. Successful leaders are great at giving feedback. Good intentions don’t compensate for poor execution when it comes to negative feedback. Done well, negative… Continue reading

I’m Not Sure I’m Up to the Task

Comfortable jobs equal drifting employees. Everyone in your organization needs to feel stretched in some area. Successful leaders help others step into uncomfortable – stretching – challenges and opportunities. Eventually, you’ll hear, “I’m… Continue reading

16 Practices that Reignite Momentum

You lost momentum because you did the right thing too long. Momentum never changes until something changes. Igniting momentum requires shifts in attitudes, behaviors, methods, and results. 16 practices to reignite momentum: Celebrate… Continue reading

Getting Crazy

Image source Run to crazy people. Avoid comfortable people. Teammates, who think like you, are irrelevant. They take up space and suck oxygen. Reserve chairs and air for crazies. Invite in those who… Continue reading