Can you really get employees to change? For those of us in leadership, the answer to that question had better be a resounding ‘yes’! However, the degree to which we are successful in getting other people to change is certainly a different question altogether! Research shows that your success in getting employees to change hinges […]

April 13, 2021 / By

Getting Team Members to Engage in Constructive Conflict is Critical to Getting the Best Ideas. It’s no secret that your team will come up with the best ideas when they engage in spirited debate.  The challenge is that too often teams play ‘nice’ and do not always speak up when they have divergent views. Or […]

October 21, 2020 / By

Let’s Be Honest: The Planning Process Is Broken! You know it is true. We set annual goals – all too often at the urging of our company or our manager. We know it is a fruitless exercise. A waste of time. But we have to have goals don’t we? How would we measure our progress? […]

September 28, 2020 / By

Click here to learn more about the NEW Online LeaderShift Program! Is charisma necessary to be a truly effective leader? We would argue it is critical if you wish to reach your full leadership potential. And yet many leaders feel that they are not charismatic. Too often we confuse manipulative charisma with true charisma. Some […]

May 20, 2020 / By

Click here to learn more about the NEW Online LeaderShift Program! If you have ever hired an employee and a different person showed up than the one you interviewed, then this Insight is for you. I mean – not really a different person. They looked like the same person, however they did not ACT the […]

May 13, 2020 / By

Click here to learn more about the NEW Online LeaderShift Program! When emotions run high your team may approach you to discuss their frustrations with other team members. What you do next will either reinforce your position of leadership or undermine it. Too often leaders commit one of the cardinal sins of leadership in this […]

May 5, 2020 / By