For any leader or management team struggling to navigate strategy, there are two tools I find incredibly useful in helping groups navigate complexity. They share a common trait in challenging strategy groups to focus their energy on cultivating a clear picture of a firm's reality and then defining a way forward, before defining actions. Too many teams jump to the actions and skip the heavy lifting and deep thinking. These tools keep you honest when it comes to strategy.
2017-07-22T14:12:28+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|
“Research suggests that the human mind has a propensity to pay greater attention to and process the bad compared to the good, a phenomenon often called the negativity bias. Bad feedback has greater impact; bad [...]
2017-07-06T11:35:53+00:00 July 6th, 2017|
Your promotion to front-line manager places some distance between you and your team members, however, it also offers you an entirely new peer group: other front-line managers. This article offers six ideas for you to jump-start your networking activities with your new peers.
2017-06-27T07:04:56+00:00 June 27th, 2017|
Why is it some people fail to talk about anything but themselves? Resist the temptation to regale others with your "I" monolog, and instead, focus on creating healthy dialog. If it doesn't work, move on before your ears metaphorically melt.
2017-06-21T08:03:44+00:00 June 21st, 2017|
My recent interview with a CIO from a major publicly traded firm reminds us all that some of our biggest adversaries in our push to survive in this tumultuous world are the caretaker managers inside our organizations.
2017-06-19T09:41:46+00:00 June 19th, 2017|