For some reason, and maybe because it makes for juicy storytelling, it’s always the worst managers we remember most vividly. We share the lessons we learn from their failings. And we pledge to NEVER follow in their footsteps when we get to be in their shoes.
Aristotle called courage the first virtue because it makes all of the other virtues possible. Think of this in terms of the business world. Can you excel as a leader-manager, without courage?
In my career working for and consulting to many different companies, I learned that the biggest obstacle to positive change is creating good sustainable habits.
Traditional performance reviews have moved far off the mark in growing, engaging and retaining talent.
Accountability is a cornerstone of any successful organization. When ownership is not clear, projects stall. Blame becomes rampant resulting in conflict and a disengaged workforce.