Effective Leadership

Effective leadership in an aligned organization means leaders are authentic and can be trusted, employees believe in the plans they have in place and hold their teams to goals that tie to the mission and vision of the organization. There are so many ways leaders can be effective and different paths can be taken. However, trust, connection with the mission and working with their teams on goals that connect to the right things brings forth aligned organizations.

November 25, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in not Connecting Salespeople to Mission and Vision

Leaders in organizations all over work hard to maximize efficiencies in processes and equipment. They strive for ways to get the most profit out of each […]
November 18, 2020

Podcast – Target COO John Mulligan Joins the Misadventures Show

In this episode, John Mulligan, Chief Operating Officer of Target Corporation joins us to talk about how the company and his Operations team strives to fulfill […]
October 16, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Leading by Fear and Intimidation

In USA Basketball coaches training, they discuss the distinction between power and trust in the coach-player relationship. The coach, always, has a level of upper hand […]
October 12, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Believing what You are Seeing is the WHOLE Truth

Our direct, high-def vision only focuses on a small fraction of a scene in front of us. The area of the eye dedicated to this vision […]
October 12, 2020

Podcast – Jim Tincher on Aligning Customer Experience with Metrics

Serving the customer is critical for any customer to fulfill its mission. However, many people see that ‘Customer Service’ process being a post-exchange process. It’s meant […]
October 2, 2020

Podcast – 3Ms CTO John Banovetz on Leadership, Teamwork and Innovation

I’ve known current 3M CTO John Banovetz since 1984. We were basketball teammates at Hamline University where his job was to score and my job was […]
August 21, 2020

Podcasts – 9 Issues Leaders Face that are Really Related to Organizational Misalignment

We talk with a lot of leaders about the questions they regularly ask themselves about their business. As we dig into these questions with them, we […]
August 19, 2020

Podcast – Are you Leading to Build Other Aligned Leaders

Leading others is, mostly, an acquired skill. Leading others in an aligned manner is a higher level skill. Leading in a manner that builds and nurtures […]
August 14, 2020

Podcast – Aligned Empowerment and Accountability Defined

Our last podcasts in the series defining the constructs of organizational alignment covers aligned empowerment and accountability. These two constructs are completely dependent on other constructs […]