Tag Archive: Culture

How to Hold People Accountable with Compassion

Pushovers prolong helplessness, failure, and mediocrity. But accountability with compassion fuels boldness, growth, and productivity. You demonstrate respect for people when you hold them accountable. Accountability says behaviors matter. Who wants to live… Continue reading

I’m Successful Because I’ve Been Wrong

A leader explained, “One reason I’ve been successful this year is I’ve been wrong a lot.” One of the best ways to expand your leadership is by be wrong publicly. When was the… Continue reading

3 Ways to Overcome “That Won’t Work”

Naysayers are often right – especially when they’re roadblocks. “What works,” emerges AFTER you try. We have a delusional ability to believe we’re right when, in truth, we have nothing to support our… Continue reading

What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues that Average Leaders Neglect

The difference between average leaders and exceptional leadership is heart. Heartless leaders are deformed beasts that excuse abuse in the name of results. Empathy: Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, pursues empathy. His pursuit… Continue reading

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

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