Category Archive: Culture

How to Build a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

This post is based on my conversation with Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix and author of Powerful. “People have power; don’t take it away.” Patty McCord Eliminate energy sucking policies… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Hired to Get Them In Shape

Dear Dan, I’ve followed your blog for along time and have used many of your thought-provoking ideas. But I have run into something I’ve never come across before and would appreciate your thoughts.… Continue reading

How to Start the Week Like a Leader

Everything goes dark if you leave organizational culture to chance. You’re responsible for the way it feels to be on your team. Purpose: Purpose expands the world. Yes, you want to make a… Continue reading

How to Show Up Like a Leader Today

Some leaders work too hard while the people around them don’t work hard enough.  You’ll burn out if you’re always the first person to arrive and the last person to leave. Leaders create… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Should I Confront the Golden Boys

Dear Dan, Love your Leadership Freak blog. It’s always a good read with my morning coffee. A subject that I am looking to see is a situation that I am in. Situation: My… Continue reading

How to Create the Perfect Organizational Culture

The future of organizations is determined by the ways we choose to relate to each other. Imagine: It helps to know where you want to go before you start down the path. Imagine an… Continue reading