Tag Archive: organizational success

Turnover: A Good Thing

A recent conversation with a healthcare executive reminded me that Jack Welch’s management rule of 20-70-10 inevitably increases turnover. 20% of your employees – top performers – are highly rewarded. 70% are being… Continue reading

The Essential Component of High Performance

***** When someone asks how they did. I realize I haven’t done well at giving feedback. I’ve been passive not active. I’ve never heard high-performers say, “I get too much feedback.” They crave… Continue reading

Aspirin for Aneurysms

***** Aspirin for aneurysms won’t help much. Poorly solved problems return and multiply when pain goes away. The good thing about pain is it motivates our search for solutions. The bad thing about… Continue reading

The Power of the Audience

Three of our grandchildren – 2, 6, and 7 yrs. old – spent the week with us. I kept hearing, “Watch this Poppi.” Everyone longs for an approving audience, the standing ovation. Leaders… Continue reading

Getting to Different

Leaders see beyond the inevitable. Leaders rise above “what is” to imagine “what could be.” Defining leadership: “Leadership is causing the realization of a future that wasn’t going to happen anyway. Leaders say,… Continue reading

Overcoming the Reason People Don’t Listen

Tune into others if you expect them to tune into you. Discouraged or defeated people need strength before they’ll listen to ideas or solutions. Give strength before giving answers or solutions. Six Ways to… Continue reading