Solution Saturday: I’ve been Promoted

Dear Dan, I am a new supervisor. I would appreciate any information from a new supervisor’s point of view. One challenge is trying to continue to be a top performer/go-to person in a… Continue reading

5 Leadership Development Projects even Frantic Leaders Can Do

The tragedy of organizational life is incompetent leadership. If everything rises or falls on leadership, why aren’t you systematically developing leadership skills?   3 pathetic excuses leaders give to neglect development: I don’t… Continue reading

Picking Scabs and Popping Zits

Mom told me not to pick at scabs and pop zits. “You’ll get scars.” The opposite is true in organizations. The things you don’t say, but should, cause scars.   7 things you… Continue reading

Business Needs More Bleeding Hearts

This book expanded my thinking!! New Giveaway!! 20 free books!!! Leave a comment on this post by Monica C. Worline and Jane E. Dutton to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies… Continue reading

A One-on-One Worksheet That Gives Power to Employees

To empower people, you must give them some control. One-on-ones where employees control most or all of the agenda transfer power to employees. But it’s intimidating if employees haven’t done it before. Create transitions… Continue reading

5 Advantages of Being New Even When You’re Not

Some of the best things leaders do, they do when they’re new. Show up today likes it’s your first day, even if it isn’t. You wanted to learn everything when you were new.… Continue reading