The First Step to Organizational Health

"After two decades of working with CEOs and their teams of senior executives, I’ve become absolutely convinced that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre or unsuccessful ones has little, if anything, to do with what they know or how smart they are; it has everything to do with how healthy they are."* - … Continue reading The First Step to Organizational Health

Six Questions You Should Be Able to Answer

Does your team have the clarity they need to accomplish their mission?  Does your organization have the clarity it needs to move towards mission accomplishment?  Too often the answer is no. In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni gives six critical questions that every organizations should be able to answer.  If you can answer these … Continue reading Six Questions You Should Be Able to Answer

Do You Really Have a Leadership Team?

Do you really have a leadership team?  Most of us do in name, but do you in actuality have a team? In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni says that in reality what most of us have are leadership working groups - not teams. Think about it this way - a working group is similar … Continue reading Do You Really Have a Leadership Team?

What Kind of Leadership Team Do You Have?

Imagine two different organizations with two different leadership teams: "The first is led by a leadership team whose members are open with one another, passionately debate important issues, and commit to clear decisions even if they initially disagree.  They call each other out when when their behaviors or performance needs correction, and they focus their … Continue reading What Kind of Leadership Team Do You Have?