How does your leadership team play the game, with a systematic approach to success or is everyone trying to be “the star” on the court? If you’re a senior leader and interested in exchanging ideas from your leadership team success playbook, I’ll be happy to share my playbook with you. It will help us both play a better game.
Executive teams often know what they want. yet miss opportunities to transform themselves and their business because they are unwilling to address what the need. Here are six questions executive teams (or people that support them) can use to get at what they need to play at their best, rather than settling for what is comfortable or what they want.
When you label yourself, others, or situations around you, you stop seeing opportunities for growth and lock yourself into a limiting belief. Live life beyond the label.
There is nothing to be ashamed of by asking for help. When we pretend to be perfect, hide our imperfections, and discourage people from giving us feedback and ideas to improve, we lose followers and our ability to influence people.
Priming is the conscious act of creating space and adjusting our thoughts and emotions to our best state. How do you make the most of your prime time? Here are some priming triggers to help you create highly effective leadership off-sites.
Where do you meet your best ideas? Not at work, for most people. While recruiting ads and employee communications are often sprinkled with “come create here” messages, the truth is that most of the working force feels more pressure to be productive at work than to be creative. Here’s how to be at your best when you meet your best ideas.
Have you ever wanted to apply for a new role, approach a new challenge, or even step into a new industry, yet were unsure how to defend your lack of direct experience? All of us have a unique and special set of skills and experiences that we bring as an outsider. Don’t let being outsider be perceived as a liability, use your experiences and imagination to create your own rationale about what you bring to both inside and outside situations.
Most leaders are preoccupied with their day-to-day business, leaving the business building strategy undiscussed and weak, creating huge risks for the company and stakeholders. Here’s a a valuable resource for my strategy work with clients, enabling them to create step changes in their strategy outcomes. Perhaps it can help you too.
Sentient Strategy was released earlier this year and is a must read for strategy minded leaders. His insights are anchored in business experiences, span.ning many decades and even if you don’t agree with every insight, you will find that this is a strategy resource that provokes and stimulates strategic thinking and acting.
If you are truly motivated to become more strategic, and determined to develop your strategic I.Q., you will find a way to acquire this resource, even if you must explore ancient bookstores to do so!