Are You Still Making Team Decisions? This Is Why They’re Doomed To Fail

Teams don’t make decisions. Individuals make decisions. Every decision must have someone’s name written next to it.  The idea that there is such thing as a “team decision” is one of the biggest myths in leadership. And correcting that myth could represent a significant leadership breakthrough. Someone must own the outcome. Someone must pace around thinking…

How To De-Clutter Your Thinking for Great Decision-Making

Clear decision-making flows from an uncluttered mind. Knowing how to de-clutter your thinking can make or break your ability to make the right call. When a decision is looming, it’s time for clarity. It’s the time for an ability to organize your thoughts, weigh the most relevant data and sift through the most important opinions. But if…

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…

Have You Ever Been Tempted To Try These Leadership Shortcuts?

When they hit a slump, effective leaders will fight their way through, when others are simply looking for a shortcut. Slumps can hit any leader, at any time.  – The wins just aren’t happening, – The plan just isn’t coming together, – The team just isn’t responding, When that happens there can be a great…