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 […]
April 3, 2018

3 Ways Organizational Misalignment Causes Your Initiatives to Fail and How You Can Fix It

You’ve put a lot of time, effort and resources towards a key initiative for your organization. You may have spent a lot of political capital to […]
April 2, 2018

3 Key Ways March Madness Teams Teach Us About Our Own Organization

This year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament has been filled with a lot of surprises and great stories. One of the main themes from the last few […]
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 […]
March 14, 2018

4 Ways the Eventual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Champion Show the Most Alignment – and How that Applies to You.

March is here. St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of Spring and the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. One of the reasons we enjoy the tournament is because […]
March 2, 2018

When “Are we all Aligned” Doesn’t Mean Real Alignment

How many times has a meeting ended with the question similar to this. “Are we aligned? Do we know what we all need to do and […]
February 28, 2018

Lack of Organizational Creativity? How to Determine if it’s a Mission, Leadership, Process or Employee Issue.

New ideas are a key lifeline for organizations to enable long-term, sustainable growth. Employees who are in the trenches every day interacting with customers and stakeholders […]
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 […]