Identify the Critical Few Behaviors that Energize Your Company

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this post to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “The Critical Few: Energize Your Company’s Culture by Choosing What… Continue reading

How to Find Power when you Feel Weak

I casually asked my wife, “Isn’t it surprising how long this toothpaste is lasting?” We laughed for two days when I finally confessed that I had been adding toothpaste to the old tube… Continue reading

Why I Lock My Wife Out of the House

I intentionally lock my wife out of the house. I lock her out because I love her. She isn’t a wild-eyed drunk. She doesn’t need time to cool off after losing her temper.… Continue reading

82% of Managers Have the Wrong Talent

Gallup finds that companies choose managers with the wrong talent 82% of the time. Bill Clinton’s campaign for President was advanced by the slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Organizations that want to attract… Continue reading

The Ability to Say NO is the Power to do What Matters

You can’t say YES to everything and excel at anything. Most people don’t enjoy saying NO to their boss, colleagues, or employees. But a world without ‘NO’ is filled with distraction, chaos, frustration,… Continue reading

3 Shifts that Bring Stability to Chaos

Environments created by out-of-touch leaders are filled with frustration, distrust, and defeat. Disconnected decision-makers create distress. Deeper concerns: New systems and processes help, but the deeper concern of organizational distress is leadership. What… Continue reading