what are people looking for

What are you looking for?  Professionally?  Personally?  I heard once that there are three things that drive a person to a higher level of performance.  These are three things that every person is looking for, whether they are aware of it or not. What are people looking for? The threeRead More →

building resilience

Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. It is fundamentally a system property. It refers to the magnitude of change or disturbance that a system can experience without shifting into an alternate state that has different structural and functional properties.  Building resilience is necessary forRead More →

Accountability - Solve It

We are in the midst of a four-part series on accountability.  This week, we look at the third step, following the principles from “The Oz Principle“, by Roger Connors, Tom Smith, and Craig Hickman.  I’ve covered the first two steps, “See It” and “Own It“.  “Solve it” should seem easyRead More →

Don't Play the Blame Game

Successful leaders take accountability for their actions.  They don’t play the blame game.  But if you have lived and operated in corporate life at all, you know the blame game is alive and well in most organizations.  This starts from the top down.  As the leader of a great organization,Read More →