Tag Archive: Culture

Tapping the Secret Power of Leadership

How can leaders powerfully drive home essential principles and values without seeming pedantic? I’ve had teams leave meetings early to participate in community service. Yes, six people left 30 minutes early to go… Continue reading

Moving Toward the Truth

Dishonest leaders lie to cover up, manipulate, and protect their image. Deceptive strategies range from false humility – the subtlest form of arrogance – to telling people what they want to hear. All deceptions… Continue reading

7 Strategies All High Impact Leaders Employ

If high impact – positive leadership – was easy there’d be more of it. Your work-place would be invigorating and supportive rather than defeating and cut-throat. The world would be a better place.… Continue reading

It’s Harder for Women

“The path to the top is harder for women than men,” Ruth Malloy. Men can be men but women must be both. Hay Group has identified six leadership styles. I’ve circled stereotypical male styles… Continue reading

Creating a Hoop Free Zone

Sluggish organizations require hoops before action. Dogs enjoy jumping through hoops, people don’t. Hoops represent frigid control. Passion is inversely proportional to the number of hoops required. Hoops are roadblocks masquerading as protection. Why it matters:… Continue reading

Turning Pickle Barrels into Wine Casks

Unrelenting pressure, backstabbing and undercutting, fatigue, feeling powerless and under appreciated spawn burnout. According to Maslach and Jackson the six factors of burnout are: Working too much. Unjust environments. Little support. Working where… Continue reading