Tag Archive: Leadership

How to Bring Teams Together During Crisis

Crisis is a journey of transformation. During crisis you and your organization change or die. Meetings during tough times: Successful meetings create focus and increase energy. Reconnect with purpose. Your purpose is bringing value to your… Continue reading

Stop Talking About Transformation

Talk doesn’t produce vitality, eventually it kills it. Talk is important. But, the line between talk and rigor mortis is nearly invisible. Death arrives when organizational transformation ends. Vitality through trying new things: Talk is hypocrisy –… Continue reading

The Cure for Sad Organizations

Vibrant organizations build on positives. Sad organizations are led by leaders who focus on what’s wrong. Not so bad after all: Those who focus on ugliness become ugly themselves. I listened to a… Continue reading

How to Lower Frustration and Improve Performance

Reflection is essential to improvement. Curiosity is essential to reflection. Focus curiosity on patterns when improving systems. What difficulty can you predict you’ll encounter when we do this next time? What can you put in… Continue reading

12 Questions that Move Dreams to Reality

Meaningful success requires strategy. Dreams are easy; strategy makes you sweat. Dreams without strategy are: Ships without rudders. Passions without direction. Excuses for stagnation. Comfort to irresponsible leaders. Hopes without substance. Rudy Giuliani said,… Continue reading

7 Ways to Overcome the Second-Guessing-Syndrome

Second guessing is a game cowards play with wisdom gained from hindsight. The announcers yelled, “I can’t believe the call,” when Pete Carroll, coach of the Seattle Seahawks, called a pass play that… Continue reading