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 […]
February 22, 2018

Employees Aren’t Valuing your Ideas Because you Aren’t Valuing Theirs

How many times have you been presented with a plan of action and knew from the start that it was doomed to failure? How many times […]
February 20, 2018

Your Plan isn’t Worth the Paper it’s Written On – 4 Questions to Ask to Make it Thrive

Great strategic plans have been written on the backs of envelopes and on napkins. They aren’t that hard to come up with. There are a lot […]
February 20, 2018

4 Ways to ‘Sell’ Your Strategic Plan, even Before it’s Launched

Earlier, we wrote about how your Strategic Plan isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. If you, as a leader, don’t align the plan to your […]
February 20, 2018

How the Wells Fargo Scandal Relates to Decisions you Make Everyday

Wells Fargo’s banking arm has been immersed in scandal over the last several months because of decisions leadership and employees made with creating fake accounts to […]
February 5, 2018

Did One Lineup Change Crush Alignment and Doom the Patriots in Super Bowl LII?

Malcolm Butler – cornerback of the New England Patriots, hero of Super Bowl XLIX when he intercepted a Seattle Seahawks pass at the end of the […]
February 1, 2018

Does Your Team show High Joint Accountability? Super Bowl Offensive Lines Do. Here’s How.

On a Super Bowl-level football team, personal and joint accountability is shown clearly in the offensive line. Their performance in this key Orgametrics® alignment construct has […]
February 1, 2018

Your Team isn’t Going to the Super Bowl Because They Don’t Connect ‘Tribe’ and ‘Group’ Teams.

Super Bowl franchises demonstrate great teamwork. Being in the Big Game makes that a seemingly obvious statement. However, aligned football teams foster environments where great teamwork […]
June 24, 2016

The Business Journals: How leaders can ‘ask’ their way to transformation

Leadership can make ordinary people do extraordinary things. This simple yet eloquent depiction of leadership begs the question, “How do effective leaders get their people to […]