Category Archive: Feedback

Are you honoring the wrong things?

Some think giving too much praise makes people lazy and indulgent. They’ll settle into the notion your organization is lucky to have them. Choose praise points carefully. Praise creates culture. You get what… Continue reading

Life Always Requires Intervention

Life always requires attentive intervention. Death arrives on its own. Do nothing you die. Do something you may live. Products, people, and organizations follow predictable life/death cycles. The organization I lead is positioned… Continue reading

How to Maximize Your Success by Aligning Behaviors with Intentions

You won’t get where you want to go until your behaviors consistently express your intentions. If we could see your behaviors without your explanations, what would we think of you and your life-direction?… Continue reading

20 Low Cost Rewards That Fuel Performance

I know pathetic managers who are so poor at noticing performance that their team simply tolerates them. In some cases these managers are threatened by the success of others. They are de-motivators. Successful… Continue reading

Five Solutions to Tough Conversation That Work

All great leaders have tough conversations; career success demands them. The more impact you have the tougher the conversations become. The path to career advancement begins with technical skill and then moves to… Continue reading

How to get others to appreciate your great ideas?

Being supportive means going-with rather than going-against. I was having coffee with a few local business men when I realized again that going against can be annoying. A negative listening habit: When you… Continue reading