Tag Archive: Culture

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

Over-engaged Leaders Produce Disengaged Teams

Over-engaged leaders work way too hard. Over-engaged leaders produce disengaged teams. Work to make space for others, if you’re an over-engaged leader. Over-engaged leaders: Love check lists. Don’t dive into problem-solving without exploring… Continue reading

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