Tag Archive: business

Succeeding with the Bottom 10%

Every organization has a bottom 10% of employees, leaders, and managers who perform poorly. Your goal, if you can’t remove the bottom 10% is to maximize the situation. 7 reasons for poor performance:… Continue reading

How Peter Drucker Mentored

A life of influence is always a choice never an accident. Bob Buford, founder of Halftime, was mentored by Peter Drucker for over twenty years. Yesterday, Bob told me the four contributions Drucker… Continue reading

The Real Secrets to Creating Ownership

No one cares like an owner. But, the more you own the less they own. Image source No one wants to own what you own too. Individuals take ownership, you can’t give it.… Continue reading

10 Reasons Leaders Fail, Plus One

“The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” William Pollard 10 reasons leaders fail: Stop learning. Don’t build the team. Can’t collaborate. Won’t adapt.… Continue reading

Two Ways to Overcome the Pipe Dream Problem

Ivory-tower-leaders mastermind their own demise when they craft strategies and plans without considering the talent on the team. Your dreams are doomed if the horses in the barn can’t pull the wagon. In,… Continue reading

How to Uncover Your Greatest Value

Image source The people you serve determine the value you bring. The owners of a growing company didn’t appreciate the greatest value they brought their customers. Surprisingly, it wasn’t their products and services.… Continue reading