Tag Archive: Organizational Development

How Three Time Filters Impact Leadership

Your view of time impacts relationships and decisions. Time is a way of seeing. Some leaders make decisions with the past in mind, others focus on the present. Still others, perhaps the most dangerous,… Continue reading

Four Ways to Reach The Leader’s Ultimate Goal

Lousy leaders are over-involved and frantic. The leader’s ultimate goal is building teams that excel without them. #1. Identify influencers. Look beyond job titles or positions that may obscure true influencers in your organization. The… Continue reading

The 10 Practices of Coaching-Leaders Pt. 2

You’re a jerk-leader if you aren’t passionate about developing people. Develop your coaching skills in order to effectively develop people. The ten practices of coaching-leaders pt. 2: #4. Cling to forward-facing curiosity. If you… Continue reading

The Exponential Leadership Goal for 2016

If you aspire to leadership because you want to tell people what to do, make lots of money, or be in the spotlight, get out now. Sometimes leaders do all three. Often they… Continue reading

Pop the Cork on Positive Environments

Leaders who don’t express gratitude are small-hearted Grinches. It doesn’t matter what you think of yourself. You’re building negative environments. Unexpressed gratitude is ungratefulness. The only way to sustain gratitude is to express it. Withheld gratitude… Continue reading

How to Become Remarkable by Violating Rituals

Rituals provide predictability and enable connection. They’re also boring. I visit our local Starbucks, when I’m in town. There’s a place for me in the conversation pit that consists of business leaders, contractors,… Continue reading