There’s a popular business analysis tool known as S.W.O.T. It provides a method for looking at strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. SWOT reviews are done for business issues of all kinds like competition, market position, product design, sales, and technology. As applied to a business, you can see the merit […]
The following is shared by permission from a dear friend, fellow coach, and down-right classy human being, David Norris. I hope you find this to be of value to you today. David writes: I recently posted this quote on several social media platforms and received a number of requests to […]
There is an invisible wall in the business world. People can spend an entire career and never break through that wall. The wall is not about equal opportunity, hiring practices, promotion or selection. Nor is it about gender or age. No, this wall is about moving from management to leadership. […]
Whether you are the boss or just one of the team, you have choices every minute of every day. The way you decide to show up in the moment can be the single greatest factor in measuring your effectiveness and success.
Have you ever tried breaking an old habit to replace it with some new behavior?
Of course you have. Whether it’s a diet, exercising more, reading more, less device time, or other lifestyle changes, adopting a new behavior can be tough.
Managers often believe their workforce distribution is some kind of bell curve. Research says NO. There is a long-standing belief in business that people performance follows the Bell Curve. This belief has been embedded in many business practices: performance appraisals, compensation models, and even how we get graded in school. […]
Are you responsible for a team at work? Is it performing at the highest level you can imagine? I’ve been writing about the impact that trust can have on your team. But why does trust matter? Trust is not merely a soft, social virtue; rather, trust is a pragmatic, hard-edged, […]
Do you think your work team is just average? Have you ever thought about ways to make it better? What if you had a highly effective and productive team? Being a leader at work, at home, or in your community suggests just that. Your team has to be hitting the […]
The opportunities for the biggest impact come down to small moments. You could argue it truly is dreaming small.
A leader’s influence on the people they serve is best demonstrated with perpetual coaching and mentoring. Sharing insights and giving honest, helpful feedback to your direct reports helps build a legacy of powerful leadership.