Have you ever asked the executive team for more resources or a bigger investment and came away empty handed? All too often the presenters, with legitimate needs, were talking about small rocks. Learn how to build "big rock" presentations that help you get the resources and investments you need to…
Visualizations and picture language are an important part of any strategic narrative. Learn how to use the power of a postcard to carry your company's strategy forward successfully.
It’s the two year anniversary for "Executive Ownershift, Creating Highly Effective Leadership Teams”. Let me make the following offer on this two year anniversary: If you (or your organization) order 100 copies of Executive Ownership, Creating Highly Effective Leadership Teams, I’ll spend day with you, your leadership team or another…
Are you and your leadership team practicing patience and discipline to craft a meaningful and inspiring “what” for your company’s future before dropping down into strategic implementation, or the “how”? If you are interested in developing your strategic leadership skills, consider joining me and other strategic leaders to strengthen these…
What is the most strategic decision you have made in the last 60 days, personally or professionally? How do you continue to develop as a strategic leader? Learn how you can improve your strategic leadership skills, especially strategic decison making.
Are you carrying hidden agendas in your executive team? Hidden agendas in your executive team can cripple to your organization’s performance. Don’t waste energy and time carry hidden agendas in your executive team or anywhere in your organization, here's a suggestion how to deal with them.
What does your team appreciate and value about the way you lead the mid-year performance appraisal process? Those insights may help you create an ownership culture in your team and organization.
Breakthrough learning locations, I look for off-site venues that are conducive to breakthrough learning and results – so if you have a leadership team that is looking for fertile ground to take their next big steps, I can highly recommend the Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa in Midhurst.
Even if you are super careful about how you use social media, hackers can still find a way to breach your security. Here's a short story about what happened to me and how you can steer clear of a hacker's wrath.
Nesting can happen quickly in the executive team. It diminishes initiative and ownership in the organization. If you sense the symptoms (see last week’s post) of nesting in your executive team, here are five “anti-nesting” strategies to get your executive team back on track.