Keepin’ It Fresh

As we enter into a relationship, whether with an individual or with a company, it is a time of getting familiar. We are excited about the newness and others experiences…

5 Leadership Tools to Avoid the “Fire!” Panic

Minimize time spent responding to fires and maximize time spent providing examination and exploration of the status of the issues.

Preventing Organization Fires: 5 Questions

The true test of your leadership effectiveness is not putting out fires as much as it is what you have done to prevent the fire.

Heat in the System

The number of organizations that have gone bankrupt because of “heat in the system,” such as unresolved conflict or unidentified friction, is legendary.

The Leadership Demands of Crisis

Crisis situations within the workplace result in diversions from our daily responsibilities and ultimately create more work.

The 6 Symptoms of Leadership Arson

Managers somehow believe that, in order to really earn our money, there needs to be a crisis and they must be the ones solving it!

The Quality of People

Dr. Demings says that 85% of business problems are with the systems, not the people!

Lessons for the 6 Climate Dimensions from 1899

"Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the universe." - Archimedes

Speaking of Pandemics …

The antidote is to recognize and name your struggle. Then, if possible, find a way to share it – not as a victim looking to be pitied, but rather a…

Who is your competitor?

As a culture, we are socialized to be individualists. One is rewarded for outperforming others. This can send mixed messages to a group of individuals struggling to work together as…