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 →

constant state of learning

It is now estimated that modern jobs require you to relearn 30% of skills each year.  Think about that.  Roughly every three years, you have to learn essentially everything you need to do your job all over again.  Now we know that around 30-40% of your job knowledge stays consistentRead More →