By using truth-telling to create an environment of trust, partnership and accountability, today’s leadership will create cultures they want, the engagement they need and the results they are focused on.
A key aspect of shifting a culture to increased candor and accuracy is how leaders are conversing and the example they are modeling. This work is done one leader and one conversation at a time.
Having your team members shoulder the burden and enlisting their minds in helping you increase performance is a choice you shouldn’t overlook.
Fail by leading, win by managing more.
Understanding and coming to peace with your worst-case scenario is the fourth step in overcoming fear.
Like all other great questions leaders must contend with, the struggle is important, and there are unintended consequences to both fates. You certainly cannot blow through all of your investors’ capital just trying hard.
The upcoming era of employees values projects with a purpose and an environment that invests in them.
It is not readily apparent whether a customer’s animal is a bona-fide service animal under the ADA, an emotional support/assistance animal or someone’s pet. There is confusion about whether businesses must allow entry to emotional support/assistance animals; whether businesses can ask questions about an animal; or whether company heads can ultimately refuse an animal access under certain conditions.
You cannot manage time. You can only manage your priorities.
If you could learn brilliance, chutzpah, the maniacal need to become wealthy and how to take risk, Clark might be a role model. But you can’t really learn those things.
I’m not saying, don’t worry. I’m saying, ask yourself the right questions: Is this the right time? Right product? Perfect combo? Will they come? Will this detract from my current product line offerings (and revenue)?
A reflection on what has changed and remained true in the leadership world after nearly 40 years in business.