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.

July 5, 2018

FORBES – Mental Resiliency from Stephen Curry

This interesting article from Forbes about building mental resiliency is a quick look at how Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors handles it. We all […]
July 1, 2018

Your Employees are Watching – and Evaluating YOU

You have systems in place to monitor employee work output. You track time on the job, projects done, sales, etc. Employees are watching you, too. They […]
June 18, 2018

Is Alignment Like Rowing or Kayaking? Yes.

A standard image of organizational alignment is of rowboats going in a straight line down a course. Oars are in the water at the same time. […]
April 25, 2018

Harvard Business Review: How to Manage an Insecure Employee

Your team has a bunch of personalities. Some are strong-willed go-getters, some are new and are unsure of themselves. Some may be regularly insecure. This article […]
April 5, 2018

Quartz: GM’s Current CEO Changed their Dress Code to 2 Words in 2009

When current General Motors CEO Mary Barra was VP of HR in 2009, one of her first decisions was to change the dress code from 12 […]
March 28, 2018

4 Things to Consider when a Leader Leaves your District

Personnel changes within district leadership bring its fair share of anxiety, but also a lot of opportunity. When people leave a district, there are changes in […]
February 28, 2018

Employees Don’t Trust Leadership? What Can I Do? Be More Authentic

How many organizations have you heard about where employees don’t trust leadership? There can be many reasons for it, but one of the main ones is […]
February 26, 2018

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Feds Message to Wells Fargo Board – You’re Responsible

In interesting article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune from John Stout, former chairman of American Bar Association’s Corporate Governance Committee and current shareholder at Fredrickson and […]
February 26, 2018

Harvard Business Review: Wells Fargo Example of How Power Can Corrupt Leaders and Compassion Can Save Them

In an earlier post, we talked about how Wells Fargo’s decisions while driving fake accounts to drive revenue deviated from their mission and vision. Harvard Business […]