You Want to Master the Leadership Conversations

Leadership consists of many things. Google will give you 1.7 billion points of view. Where I sit on this, is that the primary tool of a leader is her ability to communicate. Because if she can’t communicate followers don’t know what to do. Where I see things break down is …

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The most important Conversation: the one you have with yourself

When I was young I ran with the wrong crowd. A job transfer for my dad allowed me to narrowly miss being sent to a military academy for behavior issues. Throughout High School I struggled trying to get excited and stay out of trouble. But it was in college where …

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Superior Results With the Alignment Conversation

It takes more than a strategy session to create alignment, it is an ongoing conversation called The Alignment Conversation. Who cares about alignment? You should! 65% of organizations have an agreed-upon strategy 14% of employees understand the organization’s strategy Less than 10% of all organizations successfully execute the strategy[1] What …

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Something Came Up, or How Not to be Accountable

How often has this occurred in your organization? Your meeting starts and a member of your team (Tom) that really should be in the meting rolls in ten minutes later and says, “Sorry my previous meeting ran long.” What is your response? It’s OK his meeting ran long. It’s not …

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