In an odd coincidence last week, three different clients described the difficulties they’re experiencing because of their dislike for or distress about someone they work with. The circumstances in the three cases were quite different,... Continue reading
The pandemic has created many opportunities to see senior execs in action as they work to galvanize their teams, present new goals, and push for accomplishment and accountability, and I happened to notice two very... Continue reading
Even in a global crisis, not all organizations lose business. Some face significant growth instead. When growth is drastic or continues for a long period, leaders should be on the lookout for people who are... Continue reading
This article originally appeared on Forbes. Some people believe that you shouldn’t bring the baggage from your life with you to your job. But sometimes it’s something or someone at work that is the source... Continue reading
A client called me last week to ask how to handle a recurring situation: a longtime manager of one department accused another work group of making serious, costly mistakes — all the time, because they... Continue reading
We all deal differently with setbacks and disappointments. But it’s a lot easier to work with people who face the reality of the experience and figure out straightforward, practical ways to bring their teams and... Continue reading
This article originally appeared on hbr.org. It’s hard for many of us to feel in control as the global pandemic drags on. And yet, many business leaders nonetheless feel a tremendous amount of guilt about the... Continue reading
Have you seen any of the clips from the recent Milwaukee Bucks’ protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake? One of the players wore a T-shirt reading: “Black All the Time.” It was one of... Continue reading
I hear from numerous leaders who get fed up with the way direct reports can fixate on problems that the execs consider low priority. Sometimes the very same things that keep employees up at night... Continue reading
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