If Your store opens at 8:00 AM are you ready for business or are you getting set up for business at 8:30? And how much business did you miss because you could not deliver at 8:00 AM?
Almost every leader I speak with says they would like more clarity and candor from their teams. Yet, people resist. Why? Some common concerns are: Candor can create conflict and hurt feelings. Fear of looking bad. Fear of retribution. A desire to be nice vs. accountable. Candor is important. It…
What Barry and Queen Victoria recognized was the power of presence. Not necessarily having the answer but being in the trenches working with their teams to find the answers.
Mastering the art of delegation can be the stepping stone to greater and greater advancement in a career. Yet delegation is not as easy as saying, “do this”.
Successful delegation requires trust, time, and patience.
“The coolest thing about an iPod is you can take your entire music collection with you in your pocket.” This caused the stock to rise almost 7%. This was because Jobs was able to create a meaningful picture in the markets eyes.
How does one avoid this drift? There is a need for a regularly scheduled and structured Alignment Conversation. This is where the executive and then cascading through the organization, operational leaders connect and make sure that everyone is contributing to the overall goals NOT just their own.