I hear this so often from the executives that I coach, and the myriad of articles written on the subject. So, what does this mean and why do we talk about it so much? Read More
Is your employees’ first day a “Wow!” or an “Oh no!” experience? Read More
Far too often, we take our blessings for granted. A couple of days ago, I was reminded of how blessed I am with some of the people / companies that I have the privilege of serving. Talos Engineered Products is one of those companies. Read the following two quotes from an April 5, 2020 press… Read More
The last two Fridays we have explored the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers. This week, we are taking a look at Gen X, those born between 1965 and1980. Also known as the X’ers, the MTV Generation, Baby Busters, and my personal favorite Thirteeners. Gen X is also referred to as a lost generation, sandwiched… Read More
“Nine Lies About Work” is an excellent book by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall that address nine common misconceptions that are a bit faddish in the organizational world right now and they quickly get to the heart of the matter in this book. This is a book I would recommend adding to your library.
Good morning! Recently, I had the opportunity to do some teaching on Patrick Lencioni’s book The Advantage (an excellent book by the way). The book is focused on organizational health and a major theme running through the book is the need for clarity. It seems obvious, but so few organizations/leaders actually achieve clarity. Leaders owe… Read More
Good morning, Last week I wrote a post about the book Mission Drift and shortly afterwards received an email from a friend thanking me for the post, but then asking what do you do if you sense that is happening in your organization. My first thought was about how to start changing others then realized that… Read More
Good morning! Still hoping it will one day actually be Spring here in the Midwest, but we have snow in the forecast for Tuesday!! Last week, I did a brief post on the book Mission Drift and was asked by a friend of mine if there is mission drift, how do you get back on track?… Read More