Fast Wins But at What Cost?

Focus not on speed but on continuous improvement, individual initiative, and creativity for the win.

Fuzzy Solutions

Marketing is all about the spin.

Avoiding Stress Claims

How to use the best management and leadership methods in every situation.

Looking for Ivity

Are you getting meaningful outcomes? Don’t mistake activity with productivity.

The Great Dilemma

The role of the coach or leader is to develop an individual’s skills without simultaneously putting the rest of the team in jeopardy.

What is it like to work here?

SSCA has proven tools to capture an organizational or team culture.

Leadership and Customer Satisfaction

Why do most customer satisfaction or customer improvement programs fail? The entire company must embrace them, not just those in customer-facing roles.

Monster Tips

How to handle a reactionary person who blames and gives up? Be playful, offer to help, be creative. Repeat.

View from the Middle of the Boat

Leaders who misread a person’s needs cause chaos and possibly even danger depending on the situation. Plan ahead and define roles.

Another Frustrating Principle: Empowerment

You can’t empower people; they must empower themselves. Reward them for making decisions and taking risks, their work will be more satisfying.