How To Maximize The Impact Of “On The Way” Leadership

If you want to increase your sense of satisfaction as a leader, shift your focus away from the destination and focus instead on the journey. Your satisfaction level will soar. Most leaders focus almost exclusively on “destination leadership”. That’s the emphasis on leading from the head of the conference table, from the white board in…

How To Forge Deep, Lasting Values By Ringing The Bell For What Matters Most

The values on your team or in your organization are not formed by the posters and plaques that hang on the wall. More than any other factor, values are formed by what you celebrate. There’s an old axiom that says, “What gets measured, gets done.” And while there is truth in this, when it comes…

How “I Hate Meetings” Can Be Hurting Your Leadership

When you say, “I hate meetings!”, your team could be receiving a message that might be damaging your culture more than you ever realized. In recent years a virtual “movement” has sprung up in leadership circles where it has become increasingly fashionable to announce, “I hate meetings!” Often this sparks a dialogue that sounds something…

10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team

The starting place for building an effective “dream team” is in having a crystal clear picture of the qualities you want in the people. If you were to make a list of the attributes you would want on the members of your leadership team you would likely include such characteristics as: Go-getter.Someone who ‘makes it…

Why You Need to Avoid These 6 Culture Killers

What you allow, you encourage. In leadership, this nugget of truth is especially true when it comes to the building of a healthy culture. When the leader allows fun, candor, initiative and diligence, those qualities will be encouraged to flourish. Similarly, when you allow Culture Killers like grumbling, selfishness and laziness, so too are you…