Tag Archive: Organizational Development

Solving 15 Reasons Leaders Won’t Lead

***** “I’m so frustrated because my boss won’t make decisions.” Bennis said, “Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.” Leaders with titles who refuse to lead frustrate their teams. It’s more common than… Continue reading

15 Questions Guaranteed to Create Clarity

Confusion, instability, and chaos describe organizations with poor leaders. Confusion and leadership, however, are partners. Sometimes you create and encourage others to work through confusion. It’s the path to solutions; it’s innovative and… Continue reading

How to Let Go without Giving In

Image source The problem is you won’t let go. You’re the victim of too much perseverance. Organizations grow when new competent talent steps in. 7 reasons letting go challenges longstanding leaders: Identity: Who am I… Continue reading

How to Play to Win Rather than not to Lose

***** Playing to win trumps playing not to lose, always. Start worrying when sports teams play to protect their lead rather than build it. Athletic play declines and scores erode when play degenerate… Continue reading

The Secret Power of Destroying Secrets

Manipulators, backstabbers, and poor performers love organizations with secrets. In fact, they create, nurture and protect environments where secrets are normal, even virtuous. Most organizations have too many secrets. Too many conversations are… Continue reading

The Vision All Leaders Always Need

We say leadership is all about others and then hypocritically say, follow me! Leader-centric vision casting captures and dominates current leadership thought. From Moses to Martin Luther King Jr., stories of leaders with… Continue reading