Up to this point, this blog has focused on people and organizations. Now I want to make it personal...very personal.
To achieve success and satisfaction in life, we human beings need to be able to operate in a way that allows us to make our best decisions, take our best actions, and have a...
In this series we have explored:
- The value of equipping people in preparing your organization for whatever comes next.
- Assessing to get good data and insights.
- Equipping people to prosper, no matter the circumstances.
- Aligning everything.
Now we take all of that good work and put it into...
Assess - Equip - Align
In this 5 part series on "Recession Proofing Your Organization", we have explored:
- The people factor and the opportunity focus
- Assessing to get good data and insights
- Turning data into action through a Success Pathway
Now we turn our focus to aligning everything. What...
In the first 2 parts of this series, we have explored the importance of an opportunity mindset, how people are your greatest asset, and then what and how to assess to get the best information and insights.
Now it is time to focus on making your best decisions and preparing (equipping) people....
"Nothing happens until a sale is made." Have you ever heard that phrase? I hear it a lot from business owners, senior leaders, and sales managers. While it may seem a bit mercenary in focus, there is a lot of truth to the statement.
Here is another one, "Cash is king." We could expand on that and...
You may have noticed that the last few years have been...stressful?!
The greater the stress, the less likely it is for someone to operate at their highest levels. This is especially evident for leaders. If you are a leader (and you are), you have noticed this. I believe everyone is a leader. We...
As we enter into the last month of the year, it is a time for reflection, and a time for planning for the year to come. But how do you prepare for uncertain times? Economic uncertainty, political uncertainty, public health uncertainty, employment uncertainty, energy uncertainty...and the list...
The world has changed. Hybrid teams. Remote workers. Zoom, Teams, Google...the virtual connection platforms. The workplace has become wherever you are. The complexity to collaborate and work as a team has increased dramatically.
There are unlimited challenges to team success:
Leading teams in today's world is more demanding than ever. The move to remote work and hybrid teams is increasing the complexity.
There are several key elements to watch when leading remote and hybrid teams:
The challenges for teams today are more prevalent than ever. How can teams excel in the face of:
- Increased complexity
- Remote work
- Rapid change
As we enter into the time of year that most of us do our strategic planning, these challenges can easily derail our planning and keep us...
Quiet Quitting - The Cost & the Solution
There is a new term we are hearing - Quiet Quitting. What is this and what can be done about it?
Quiet quitting is not really new. In the past, we have called it disengaged employees, people not doing their fair share, and other terms. The fact that...
Turning good data into good actions only happens with intentionality.
For any plan to achieve the desired outcomes, there has to be a process to carry out the plan. Here is a recent example of what that might look like in an organization.
Example: The Unknown Root Causes
Listening to a senior...