Tag Archive: organizational success

The Secret to Creating the Future

Frustrated leaders spend far too much time focused on the past and far too little time creating the future. They’re always saying, “What are we doing wrong?” The past cannot be changed. Stop… Continue reading

The Seven Powers of Powerful Questions

Questions are the most powerful statements you make. Questions expose. Your questions tell me who you are. Questions invite thought. Answers end thought. Questions enlighten. “It is not the answer that enlightens, but… Continue reading

Overcoming the Reason People Resist Change

Talking about change is easy, acceptable, even exciting. But, execution always clashes with talk. Change becomes real when we have to change our attitudes and behaviors, not until. The wrong picture: Change movements don’t begin with… Continue reading

How to Make a Difference that Matters

A life that matters is not about desire; it’s about how. Leaders who make a difference develop internally and explore externally. Neglect one and you won’t make a difference that matters. Component one:… Continue reading

The Secret Power of Hearing Shadows

Listening is a skill. Making someone feel heard is a gift. My dad’s first words when I told him about my new job were, “It’s not very close to home.” I was a… Continue reading

How the Need for Fairness Destroys People

The need for fairness prevents people in the middle from reaching the top. Every organization of any size has slackers, drifters, and fence sitters. Top management should deal with them, but sometimes they… Continue reading