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 To Build Healthy Culture In the Midst Of Heated Debate

As a leader, your role in building a healthy culture is never more crucial than when entering heated waters. Let’s face it; when there are no contentious issues on the table, it’s relatively easy to forge an atmosphere of collegiality and even warmth. But when the stakes are high, when issues of vital importance are…

Do You Keep Saying, “I Hate Meetings”? You Could Be Killing Your Culture

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!” When You Say ‘I Hate Meetings’ Your Team Hears…

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…