Tag Archive: Culture

Mary Poppins Was Wrong About a Spoonful of Sugar

Mary Poppins was wrong. It takes a truck-load of sugar to sweeten a spoonful of sour. Sour grows and intensifies apart from intervention. Apart from intervention, sour consumes sweetness and moves to its next… Continue reading

The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

I finished the fifth and last book on February’s reading list when I completed Daniel Coyle’s, The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups. If building culture is on your radar, put… Continue reading

How to Show Up in Ways that Ignite High Performance in Others

Your presence – the way you show up – impacts team performance. Positive emotion promotes high performance.* Know impact: Leaders who don’t know or don’t care about their presence can’t promote high performance… Continue reading

20% of Men and 60% of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment

The #metoo movement represents a culture shift that’s long overdue. I wouldn’t want my daughter or granddaughters to feel they had to sleep with the boss to get a promotion. The only troubling… Continue reading

Blind-Eye-Dumb and Other Stupid Things Leaders Do

Don’t be offended at today’s title. Stupid comes before smart. If you aren’t stupid, you’re “too” smart. But repeated stupid in the same way is dumb. People who think they know – when… Continue reading

21 Ways to Fuel Vitality in Challenging Reality

Drooping shoulders and hanging hands point to dark water ahead. There’s a word for low energy leaders and low aspiration teams. Dying! 21 ways to fuel vitality in challenging reality: High vitality leadership… Continue reading