Strategy

Try This One-Question Business Quiz

Please choose the response you feel is most accurate. Business is _______________. A. People B. Products C. Profits D. Production E. All of the Above F. None of the Above Try not to read ahead. Take your time. I’ll wait. Got your answer? “Not fair”, you say, “any of these answers could be right depending on Continue reading Try This One-Question Business Quiz

5 Reasons for Leaders to Get Out of the Way

Leaders who get in the way create friction. Leaders who get out of the way create space. Think about some of your favorite leaders. Were they in the way? Did people have to go through or around them to get things done? Did they try to control people or outcomes? Were they micromanagers? My guess is Continue reading 5 Reasons for Leaders to Get Out of the Way

Work Should Expand Your Life

“What if we saw work as an essential context for personal growth? And what if employees’ continuous development were assumed to be the critical ingredient for a company’s success?” Does Your Company Make You a Better Person? – Harvard Business Review – by Robert Kegan, Lisa Lahey, and Andy Fleming The article linked above focuses Continue reading Work Should Expand Your Life

Ignite and Energize Your Organization – A Conversation with Todd Hoskins

Todd Hoskins is the founder of Canopy Gap, an organization whose mission is to ignite customer relationships and energize teams & leadership using a set of unique tools and processes he and his team have developed. I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Todd and found we share a similar vision for the Continue reading Ignite and Energize Your Organization – A Conversation with Todd Hoskins

The One Skill That Will Cure All Your Communication Problems

The key to solving all your communication challenges is to hire for psychic ability. I know, you’re probably asking yourself why you never thought of this before. To help you get started, here’s a quick test from the Universal Psychic Guild that you can include in your talent acquisition process. (I was below 20% so I Continue reading The One Skill That Will Cure All Your Communication Problems