Category Archive: Feedback

No One Ever Told Me …

Image by David Thyberg ***** You’ll never succeed until people listen to you. Leadership is challenging because most people aren’t good listeners – leadership requires listeners. Earnest Hemingway said, “Most people never listen.” If they… Continue reading

Seeing the Way You’re Seen

If perception is reality, pay attention to perceptions. It’s frustrating that hands-off leaders may be perceived as distant rather than making space for others to shine. The way you see you and the… Continue reading

Being Dissatisfied Without Becoming Critical

The line between healthy dissatisfaction and destructive criticism is narrow. Dissatisfaction drives change and inspires innovation – all leaders feel it. Criticism, on the other hand, inspires fear, resistance, defensiveness, excuses, anger, or… Continue reading

Only Fools Trust Everyone

Don’t trust people who don’t trust you. Joan’s boss asked her what she thought of their company’s banner product. Joan replied, “I love the value it brings but in many ways it’s outdated.”… Continue reading

Thriving Through Processes

Organizations without processes never thrive.  Effective and efficient processes create platforms that enable, enhance, and evaluate both individual and organizational performance. What’s your systematic process for achieving breakthroughs, living transparently, or solving problems?… Continue reading

Stop Working Hard to Remain Stupid

***** Inexperience is under rated. Inexperienced people enjoy the courage of ignorance. They say, “Why not” rather than “we tried that.” Ignorance allows them to see what could be. They see fewer problems… Continue reading