June 25, 2018

Looking at Minneapolis Police, EMS Staff and Ketamine

The Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote a story about a report completed by the Minneapolis Police Office of Police Conduct Review regarding Minneapolis police officers suggesting to Hennepin […]
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. […]
June 13, 2018

Alignment Beats Talent When Talent Isn’t Aligned

The legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, had a famous quote, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” This quote tells me that a team […]
May 2, 2018

Employee Engagement, Effectiveness and Performance – Are you Asking the Right Questions?

How many times have you asked yourself these questions, or questions like them? How do I measure whether my organization is truly effective? What does it […]
April 30, 2018

4 Ways Law Enforcement Leaders can Communicate Mission and Vision More Effectively

“We have strong communication in our organization. Our daily briefings discuss all our officers need to know.” Great, but is that communication tied to why you […]
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 24, 2018

These 8 Questions You are Asking are Really about Organizational Alignment

Good leaders, real leaders ask themselves tough questions about the state of their organizations. When they see something not going quite right, or if it’s going […]
April 24, 2018

Take these 3 Steps to Revive your Strategic Plan

You have a strategic plan. Does it sit in many drawers in offices? Does it not have the traction you thought it would when you led […]
April 6, 2018

7 Ways Leaders can Build Personal Accountability in Their Employees – and What to Do About It

Have you written off an employee as unmotivated? Did you decide you were going to pay less attention to that person because you didn’t see it […]