Tag Archive: Culture

How to Build Vibrant Connections and Energize Meaningful Results

Strong organizations are a collection of vibrant connections that energize meaningful results. Leaders that connect: Disconnection is expecting more from others than you expect from yourself. A sure sign of arrogance is letting… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How do I Express Concerns without Losing My Job

Dear Dan, I work in education. I’m an older union worker, near retirement. Education is funded, the administrators don’t have to sweat sales. Administrators are not skilled in fiscal responsibility… don’t feel accountable… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I Work with a Very Negative Team

Hi Dan, I hope you’re doing well. I look forward to reading your posts everyday. I am currently working with a team that is very negative. As their team leader I should be… Continue reading

How to Create Organizational Vitality and Be a Place Where People Love Coming to Work

People struggle and sink when environments feel like death. 7 signs your organization is sick: Low performers are protected. Anyone who isn’t growing, needs to go. Coach them up or out.  Secrets saturate… Continue reading

5 Ways to Create The Invisible Advantage

The opposite of innovation isn’t stagnation. It’s slow miserable defeat. The future belongs to organizations that view innovation as an expression of who they are, not something they do. A culture of innovation… Continue reading

How to Turn Cautious Teammates into Visionary Thinkers

Visionary thinking typically receives quick turndowns from cautious leaders. People start thinking small and safe. Everyone dreams small when cautious judgmental leaders control decisions. Traditional management culture encourages everyone to lower expectations and ask for… Continue reading