When I began to love “them”, “my” diversity was still important, but it didn’t make me better.
This is the tale, a true one, of how I fell in love with the Old Boys Club, and the difference an open heart can make.
What leadership myth is causing you to fail? You’ve discovered several. But this one is tricky, because it worked, or so it seemed. How the Big Leadership Myth Evolved We promoted you from individual contributor to front line manager because of your technical/functional expertise, and because you got stuff done. You’re smart and a driver. […]
While sorting, pitching and packing, for an office move, I came across a treasured document that describes the differences between the terms mission and vision, how they support each other, and why we need both.
More women leaders at the C-suite increases net profits by 6%. What companies wouldn’t jump at this opportunity? Apparently most of them.
Google’s research finds that psychologically safe teams outperform the rest. What the company refers to as the “perfect team” is built on four principles.
Being an intentional leader prevents you from reacting poorly and allows you to respond effectively, in the moment. Being an intentional leader requires a swift movement away from the lizard brain and towards the thinking brain. These 4 questions will help you make that move.
Extreme listening taps sources of information that help you solve people problems faster and more effectively. Extreme listening hears the emotional component of problem and the solution. This post includes a 3 step guide to extreme listening.
Before you publicly pronounce the words culture change, ask four questions to determine whether it’s the best solution. You may find there’s an easier, more direct, and faster way to achieve your desired end results.
To let go of ego, think of your brain as a company with different functions and a different leader for each. Just as companies have a CEO who makes decisions about which functions to involve when, so does your brain.