Tag Archive: Organizational Development

How to Rise Above Fault Finding and Energize Your Team

You don’t think of yourself as a fault-finder, but what if you track your thoughts and language for an hour? What’s your attitude about others right now? Yourself? Fault-finders build insecure teams. You’re… Continue reading

Organizations aren’t Families and Leaders aren’t Parents

Football players bragged – with misty eyes – that their team felt like a family, after the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII. Winning impacts perception. Losers are on teams. Winners belong to… Continue reading

SECRET SAUCE SUNDAY: FORTUNE 300 CEO SHARES 5 SECRETS TO SUCCESS

Secret Sauce Sundays are my opportunity to invite leaders who I respect to share ideas that have changed their leadership. Today, Doug Conant shares 5 secrets to leadership success. For the past 20 years of his… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I Don’t Get Paid to Do That

Dear Dan, I am trying to deal with individuals who continually say I don’t get paid to do that. In addition to that, they are never satisfied with bonuses received. When I emailed… Continue reading

Secret Sauce Sunday: The One Thing

The one thing I would say to leaders – if I could say only one thing – is, “Make  leadership development your priority.”  Obsessively develop your leadership, if you hope to serve effectively.… Continue reading

4 Principles of Responsible Boldness

Timid action insults your future. But in some organizations, boldness is perilous. 5 signs it’s perilous to be bold: Upper management believes the status quo is daring. Everyone colors within the lines. Responsible… Continue reading