Tag Archive: Leadership

75% Have Hired the Wrong Person

 I’ll never forget Jack Welch saying you have about a 50/50 chance of hiring the right person. Surveys confirm that the majority of organizations have hired the wrong person.* The wrong hire: Drains… Continue reading

The Secret Ingredient to Reaching the Next Level

The secret to reaching the next level is discomfort. Discomfort is where improvement begins. You must allow others to work through discomfort if you expect them to reach the next level. Allow discomfort:… Continue reading

89% of Employees are Demotivated by Ineffective Managers and Leaders

It might hurt, but look in the mirror if people around you are low energy slugs.  The greatest ability is the ability to develop abilities. 98% of employees who have good leaders are… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Retirement Age Employees Are Coasting

Hello Mr. Rockwell, I’m trying to find the best way to ask this. How can I help my retirement age members retire or do more than coast. I see them as founts of… Continue reading

One Predictable Source of Tension on Teams

Tension between Dreamers and Doers is predictable and useful. Unfortunately, when misunderstood, tension creates drama and feels personal. Mutual irritation: Dreamers think about what will go right. Doers warn Dreamers about things that… Continue reading

7 Questions that Answer the Ultimate Opportunity of Leadership

The easiest thing leaders do is get things done. The hard part is the people. Leaders are ineffective if all they do is get things done. The true focus of leadership: Leaders focus… Continue reading