Tag Archive: organizational success

7 Secrets to Getting Results Through Others

Brag about what you’ve helped others do, not what you’ve done. Managers who maximize talent, produce results through others. Talent that doesn’t produce remarkable results, reflects poor management. You’re in the way, if you… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How Organizations Become Great at Developing Great People

Four organizations recently asked me how they might enhance their people-development efforts. In the end, it’s a question about the future. The people on your team reflect the future of your organization. Great… Continue reading

3 Ways to Fail Successfully

Some failures are useful, but not all. Failure is useless when caused by… Lack of effort. Dishonesty. Intentional deviation. Deal quickly and firmly with useless failure. Useful failure teaches you what isn’t working. The… Continue reading

The Greater Challenge

Problems are roadblocks to results. Exceptional leaders lean into problems; mediocre turn away. If you want to lead, solve a problem, the bigger the better. But, solving problems doesn’t produce results. 5 un-leaderly… Continue reading

7 Powerful People-Tasks You can do Today

Great people accomplish great things. The question is, how to develop and maximize greatness in others. 5 things you can do with people: Understand and accept them. Correct and punish them. Honor and reward them.… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I can’t focus

Lack of focus means you’re out of control. Distraction drains energy and dilutes potential.   Unfocused leaders: Struggle to trust others. Don’t have hobbies. Say yes too much. Eat poorly. Forget what they’re all… Continue reading