Jun 25 2020

    SOLVE PROBLEMS, NOT SYMPTOMS What appears as complex is avoidance of the truth ONE OF A LEADER’S JOB is to identify and solve problems. Too often, we address symptoms masked as the root cause of a problem. It’s no wonder why leaders are spinning their wheels or feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of […]

Jun 15 2020

  View this email in your browser HOW TO RECLAIM OUR CONFIDENCE Balance reality with hope MANY OF US LONG for what it was like in January.  Back then we were confident, bold, full of hope and expectation.  We posted on social media how glad we were of getting past the challenges of 2019; that 2020 was […]

Jun 11 2020

  HIGH PERFORMANCE NEEDS THE RIGHT FOCUS Passion, Capability and Organizational Need is key. IF YOUR EMPLOYEES lack the right focus, you’re losing performance, innovation and engagement. Steven Covey in his classic book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, suggest we should focus on “important but not urgent tasks”.  But I wonder: Even if we do, […]

Jun 10 2020

  HOW REDEFINING SUCCESS  WILL CHANGE WORK AND SOCIETY Why connection, love and meaning are taking on greater importance OUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS prior to Covid-19 was based on many things – planning, leadership, expense-control, employee engagement – but the main ingredient was effort.  Ask any parent, teacher or rock star entrepreneur and you’d hear “hard work” […]

May 26 2020

    HOW TO PLAN IN A TURBULENT WORLD The key is applying master disciplines NEXT-GENERATION companies recognize that the planning process of developing their mission statements can be as important as the final product. First, they are aware of 5 common challenges; adjusting to the changed economic environment, maintaining worker productivity, keeping profit margins, adjusting […]

May 24 2020

    LET’S DO THIS! A Guide to Taking Charge of Our Lives THE SPEED OF CHANGE offers up many challenges and opportunities. We live in an ADD world.  With literally billions of bits of information bombarding us every day the new currency is attention and the new survival mechanism is to ignore. In order to survive […]

May 22 2020

  THE BEST RESULTS COME FROM THE BEST QUESTIONS Ask and you shall receive THE QUALITY OF HOW WE MAKE DECISIONS, pursue opportunities, solve problems and develop new ideas is based on the quality of the questions we ask. That all makes sense, but remember the child told to do the right thing, the student […]

May 18 2020

    HOW CREATIVITY MAKES US COMPETITIVE Welcome to the Conceptual Age ACCORDING TO THE COLUMBIA Accident Investigation Board, NASA never fixed the underlying institutional problems that led to the 1986 Challenger tragedy. As a result, many of those issues played a role in Columbia’s doomed flight in February 2003. “In both cases,” the investigation concluded, “engineers’ intuitions, […]