Category Archive: Leading

How to Maintain Forward Movement

Organizations and people always have trajectory. They never stand still. Standing still while the world changes means you’re falling backward. Falling backward means you’re becoming irrelevant.  On the other hand, forward movement drives… Continue reading

From Low impact to High impact leadership

I’m surprised that some people have low or no desire for high influence, high impact leadership. It seems unnatural to me. However, I meet people that seem not to care. Here’s what I… Continue reading

How to lead without trying?

“If I had to put somebody in to take Roger Smith’s place at General Motors, I would pick Frances Hesselbein…because the basic problem is in turning around a huge bureaucracy, and that is… Continue reading

Leading a Multibillion Dollar Company

Harry Kraemer served as chairman and CEO of Baxter International, a multibillion-dollar company, for six years. What follows is a sampling of principles that guided him. ********** Harry Kraemer says in his book,… Continue reading

A Dealer in Hope

That’s G.J. Hart, CEO of Texas Roadhouse; a rapidly expanding, publicly traded franchise with 40,000 employees and 340 locations. G.J. and I had an intriguing conversation on March 11, 2011. ********** Gas was 35… Continue reading

If it’s broke DON’T fix it

Image source by Shane Willis You may spiral into frustration and irrelevance if you try to fix stagnated teams or committees. Leaders are passionate fixers that love enhancing organizational efficiency and effectiveness. A… Continue reading