Category Archive: Values

What Makes Leaders Matter More

Leaders don’t matter until they do what matters. Intrinsic human worth and the value of a leader are separate issues. You don’t matter when you do what doesn’t matter. Doing what matters: The… Continue reading

Removing the Lid on Your Organization

The lid on your organization is the person’s feelings you’re trying to protect. The conversation down the hallway goes like this. “We can’t bring that issue up because Mr./Ms. ‘I’m The Center of… Continue reading

16 Practices that Reignite Momentum

You lost momentum because you did the right thing too long. Momentum never changes until something changes. Igniting momentum requires shifts in attitudes, behaviors, methods, and results. 16 practices to reignite momentum: Celebrate… Continue reading

16 Questions that Establish Maximum Impact

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Attributed to Albert Einstein Effective… Continue reading

Getting Crazy

Image source Run to crazy people. Avoid comfortable people. Teammates, who think like you, are irrelevant. They take up space and suck oxygen. Reserve chairs and air for crazies. Invite in those who… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Succeed Again

Failure is hard, but maintaining success is harder. Things get clear when the house is on fire. Obstacles pull strong teams together. Crisis creates focus and urgency. There’s nowhere to go but up.… Continue reading