Tag Archive: organizational success

Why You Should Stop Writing Job Descriptions

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” Steve Jobs I have a coaching client… Continue reading

Stepping into an Open Field

Controlling leaders hold back talent, push down, and under utilize. Wouldn’t you love to work with a leader who led you into an open field? Wouldn’t it be great if you were one?   Controlling leaders are:… Continue reading

13 Multipliers that Elevate Average to Remarkable

Small multipliers elevate average to remarkable. Last week, due to flight delays, I arrived at the Hilton around 3:30 a.m. The night clerk greeted me by name, smiled, made sure I had everything I… Continue reading

7 Ways to Make Team Meetings Work Today

Team meetings that don’t work drain vitality. We’ve all been there. The leader is in love with their own voice, for example. When everyone groans before team meetings, it’s time to: Restructure the way… Continue reading

4 Things that Drive Employees Crazy

  We love to think about what drives leaders crazy. But, what about employees? Red tape. The reason red tape drives employees crazy is they want to get things done. The function of… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Dealing with Ms. Rigid

Hi Dan, I lead a team of amazing professionals who are passionate and committed to the work we do. One team member is … rigid in her thinking and ambushes me at staff… Continue reading