Category Archive: Culture

Women in Business Choose How You Show-Up

Choose how you show up, before you show-up, or you’ll end up pushed around by strong people and stressful situations. Tip: Before your next important meeting or conversation, spend a few minutes planning… Continue reading

Bill Campbell Teaches Google Execs How to Run Meetings

“You’re like a dictator dolling out tasks.” (Bill Campbell to Jonathan Rosenberg.) I was surprised when Jonathan Rosenberg said his coach, Bill Campbell, wasn’t focused on efficiency. He focused on relationship and community.… Continue reading

Identify the Critical Few Behaviors that Energize Your Company

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this post to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “The Critical Few: Energize Your Company’s Culture by Choosing What… Continue reading

3 Shifts that Expand Influence

The way you treat others is the chief culture building influence in your organization. Lousy leaders act like individual contributors. Incompetent leaders can’t see the impact of their attitudes, words, and actions. Newton… Continue reading

The Boomerang Effect: The Dark Side of Enthusiasm

Lousy leaders keep the peace by giving gravy assignments to psychos and crappy assignments to people with good attitudes. The dark side of enthusiasm is ending up with all the crap assignments. To… Continue reading

Aspirin for Asthma

The path to success is paved with systems. The alternative is band-aids and aspirins. Aspirin is great for minor headaches but doesn’t help asthma. In a few people, aspirin makes asthma worse. Aspirin… Continue reading