Building a Coaching Culture

Business coaching is an inside job. It starts with your knowledge and clarity of who you are; then it emanates outward to your coaching skills and habits. Positive Coaching Mindset×Positive Coaching Habits=Winning Results and Relationships You can see the cultural impact of this new transformative coaching model compared to a traditional coaching model: Every organization…

4 Factors for Sustainable Work Arrangements

Workers with COVID Masks

A business is not simply a collection of people doing individual tasks. The glue to any successful business is the way employees coordinate their work with others, communicate expectations and updates, collaborate on ideas to innovate, and share customer insights. Looking for the simplest way to perform job tasks to gain efficiency and maximize employee…

Growing Bigger and Better: Managing the TOP 10 Risk Factors

Over the past 25 years, we have observed recurring challenges for growing companies that we call Risk Factors. Understanding how these risks may apply to your business and proactively managing them will help you sustain growth. The 10 Risk Factors apply to growth companies in varying degrees. Generally, the risk factors are MORE prevalent in…

Execution or Extinction?

Every successful business must plan and execute. How effectively you perform these vital activities determines whether you will survive or thrive. In other words, plan and execute or become extinct. In fact, senior executives predict that "very effective" strategy execution would improve operating profits by an average of 30 percent over two years. A lot…

Leadership is a Way of Life

A few years ago, Lee had the privilege to sit down and chat with Colleen Barrett, President Emeritus of Southwest Airlines (and Queen of their LUV culture). Colleen has been a friend, encourager, and a loyal reader of our newsletter for many years. During our discussion, we covered lots of topics. In this particular segment…

Leadership Clarity and Consistency

Leadership inputs yield predictable organizational outcomes, particularly during uncertain times. This infographic illustrates the effects of leadership clarity and consistency versus leadership ambiguity and inconsistency. Your team's health and productivity are your choice.  They are depending on your clarity and consistency now more than ever. Contact us to discuss how we can help. ------------------------------------Check out 7 Moments... that…

Leadership: A Force Multiplier

Leadership matters today more than ever. Attributes that distinguished great leaders yesterday are basic  requirements today. Sustained remote work challenges and the desire for workers to see the human behind the leader are forcing leaders to elevate their games, to be more human and more vulnerable (i.e., personally courageous). In fact, the single most important…

6 Ways to Inspire Healthy Growth for Your Business

The current business and public health environment have forced many of us to grow in ways we would have never imagined.  As you move forward, the key is to intentionally sustain that growth. Healthy growth is a choice. When you help others grow, you grow… and growing people fuel growing organizations. Something is healthy when it…

Timely Yet Timeless Perspectives

While I was working toward my doctorate at the George Washington University, I also worked at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. It was a wonderful introduction to the world of management consulting. Fast forward. This past weekend I worked with a client at the Aspen Meadows Resort, home of The Aspen Institute. Our meeting was held…

Your Compelling Purpose and Plan

Last week, we highlighted Healthy Leadership which is a force multiplier for the 5 growth factors in the Healthy Growth process. Today, we will highlight the first of the five growth factors:  Compelling Purpose & Plan. To convince others, you must first believe in your organization’s purpose and plan. Winston Churchill said, “Before you can…