Are You Listening?

Recently, someone asked me about listening – how to do it well and how to use it as a tool for organizational change. It’s a good question. Most advice on listening relies on methods or techniques. These methods quickly supplant the goal and are often used with...

Are You Killing Employee Enthusiasm?

A client asked me today how to protect the enthusiasm in his people. His firm has a ton of it and he has the good sense to recognize its value. The question is apt. How do leaders protect, nurture and keep the energy, passion, and interest of people alive at work?...

The Reason Leaders Get Stuck

Last week, I was in Sydney, Australia, where I conducted a workshop for some very successful and smart people. It was energizing and challenging to work with them, precisely because they are so capable.  Here’s what I learned from them: Synthesis of what we already...

Leaders…Get Unfocused

How often do you hear people say, “we just need to focus” or “we need innovation”? I hear both, constantly. The issue is this – hyper-focus is great if you are making medicines or building planes or sequencing genomes. A lack of focus is needed when you are trying to...

Indecision Induced Crisis

How do we imagine the unimaginable and plan for what we cannot conceive? Push ourselves as we might, it is not possible to predict the future. But we do know the following: Markets will change New technology will emerge Leaders will depart We know these things will...

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