August 14, 2018

Aligned Communication is About Them, Not You

I had a wonderful conversation recently with a colleague about a document they were creating for a client. I wasn’t sure it was solid enough to […]
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 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 […]