Tag Archive: organizational success

Picking Scabs and Popping Zits

Mom told me not to pick at scabs and pop zits. “You’ll get scars.” The opposite is true in organizations. The things you don’t say, but should, cause scars.   7 things you… Continue reading

5 Advantages of Being New Even When You’re Not

Some of the best things leaders do, they do when they’re new. Show up today likes it’s your first day, even if it isn’t. You wanted to learn everything when you were new.… Continue reading

How to Hire New Leaders and the Surprising way to Maximize their Success

“The biggest hiring mistakes happened when I was tired and under duress. We really needed help.” Jeremie Kubicek, co-founder of  the GIANT companies, mentioned two worst case scenarios. One occurred when he hired a… Continue reading

5 Ways to be a Leader Who Turns Heads

  It’s an ego boost to sit in the power chair and see heads turn in your direction. You enjoy it. You come to expect it. The beginning of the leadership journey is… Continue reading

Over-engaged Leaders Produce Disengaged Teams

Over-engaged leaders work way too hard. Over-engaged leaders produce disengaged teams. Work to make space for others, if you’re an over-engaged leader. Over-engaged leaders: Love check lists. Don’t dive into problem-solving without exploring… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I’m a Boomerang

Dear Dan, I am returning to the same leadership position at a company I previously left a few years ago. This means I’ll be going back to the same employees who may be… Continue reading