How to Plug the Energy Suck and Build High Energy Teams

High energy teams get more done. Sadly, they don’t teach managers how to track and manage team energy. Perhaps it’s a topic you’d rather ignore. Just do the work. Don’t worry about fluffy… Continue reading

How to Manage the Energy You Create

The impact of your leadership is measured by the effect you have on others. Manage the splash: You always impact those around you. Even if people turn from you, you have impact. Some… Continue reading

How to Spend Less Time Solving Performance Issues and More Time Delivering Results

It’s tempting to prioritize poor performers and neglect middle and top performers. Leaders believe small improvements in poor performance make a big difference. They’re right, but how likely is progress? The trap: Leaders… Continue reading

The Real Focus of Successful Leaders

Control, for the most part, is illusion. What happens when you try to control something outside your control? Anxiety. Stress. Fear. Frustration. Pressuring. Manipulation. Resentment. Control as manipulation: Attempts to control things outside our… Continue reading

Only 49% of All Employees Have a Great Deal of Trust in Their Boss

EY released Global Generations 3.0 research that found less than half of full-time workers surveyed globally between the ages of 19-68, place a “great deal of trust” in their employer, boss, or colleagues.… Continue reading

How to Lead Meetings People Love to Attend and Get Work Done at the Same Time

Unproductive meetings drive productive people nuts. If organizational culture is the way we treat each other while we work, Meetings are culture building activities. 10 reasons the meeting sucked: Bloviators.  Texting under the… Continue reading