• To Lead Change, Explain The Context
    HBR - Nov 25
    Imagine that your boss asks you to run as fast as possible in one direction, and then after a few minutes, blows the whistle and asks you to run the opposite way. Imagine that this happens over and over again. After a while,... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • Speaker Beware: Why You REALLY Need To Know Your...
    CEO.com - Nov 16
    An Italian manufacturing conglomerate asked me to help improve productivity at one of its plants. I spent three days and nights on the floor and developed a number of recommendations to present to the leadership team. I... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Habits Of Incredibly Focused Leaders
    Inc - Nov 11
    First of all, start to understand the why. If you have a clear understanding of why you have to/wish to do certain things, it will increase your willpower and keep you motivated until you achieve your goals. Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Hard Feedback Is The Most Generous Act Of Leadership
    Forbes - Nov 11
    Whether it’s between colleagues, leaders and their employees, or even at home, we’re all eventually faced with hard conversations. Most of us would admit if someone had important information that could help us be... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The One Trait Every Great Leader Possesses
    CEO.com - Nov 11
    I was a relatively new supervisor when I came up with what I thought was an awesome plan to improve overall productivity by moving a crew to a different shift on an open production line. The inconvenience to the crew was... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 6 Ways Successful Leaders Evaluate Business...
    Forbes - Nov 9
    The external partners that you decide to align your business with can either positively or negatively impact your short and long term success. They can either lift your business up to reach greater levels of significance or... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • This Is What’s Keeping CEOs Up At Night
    Washington Post - Nov 4
    Top executives call it getting "Uber-ized." Having "Uber syndrome." Or even the process of "Uber-ization." Those are among the phrases that came up repeatedly in a survey IBM conducted, which asked senior executives to... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 9 Habits Of Profoundly Influential People
    Forbes - Nov 4
    Influential people have a profound impact on everyone they encounter. Yet, they achieve this only because they exert so much influence inside, on themselves. We see only their outside. We see them innovate, speak their... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Why You Should Aspire To Achieve Aspirational...
    Switch & Shift - Nov 2
    What IS aspirational leadership? How is it different than other forms of leadership? Some leaders actively and determinedly seek out their leadership role in their professional or personal life. For others, their... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Leading By Accountability Is Contagious
    Entrepreneur - Oct 30
    Accountability is essential for any successful organization. When team members take ownership of their projects and accept responsibility for outcomes, the entire company benefits. In order to foster a culture of... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 5 Steps CEOs Can Take To Conquer The One Thing They...
    Entrepreneur - Oct 28
    Of course, it is both exhilarating and terrifying to be at the top. No one really understands the pressure you are under or the serious decisions that you must make. People depend on you to lead them and be an example of... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • You Don’t Need Charisma To Be An Inspiring...
    HBR - Oct 28
    Virtually every leader wishes they had the power to inspire people to change.  That’s because every leader has experienced times when they have identified a change that had to be made, devised a great strategy for making... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • A Simple Formula For Changing Your Behavior
    CEO.com - Oct 28
    “Whoa! What are you doing?” I asked aghast. I had just walked into my daughter’s room as she was working on a science project. Normally, I would have been pleased at such a sight. But this time, her project involved... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • 17 Ways Great Leaders Motivate Their People
    Inc - Oct 26
    It's not easy to get people moving forward. A working team usually has people with different levels of self-motivation. Yet, somehow, a leader has to get everyone moving at a similar pace in roughly the same direction. Then... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The High Cost Of Conformity In Your Company And How...
    Forbes - Oct 23
    Still, that’s what leadership calls us to do. Leadership is the willingness to move in a different direction than others. If we want to lead, then the real question — for you and me — is how can we resist the pull of... Read »
    1 month ago