By recognizing its sensitive dynamic, we can make optimal use of the instructive elements of feedback while minimizing unintended repercussions.
Many people find themselves caught up in pursuing roles that are socially desirable and fail to look for those that match their values, interests, beliefs, or traits.
Minimize time spent responding to fires and maximize time spent providing examination and exploration of the status of the issues.
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.
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!
Dr. Demings says that 85% of business problems are with the systems, not the people!
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…
Consider your impact on those who've come into the company after you, perhaps even reporting to you. What can you do to nurture their growth and success?
A set of shared values within a company is the link between long-term profitability and viability. How well aligned is your company?
High performance individuals are rare. It is worth finding ways to keep them. But what can a leader do if a high performer's behavior is not aligned with company standards?