February 18, 2019

Complacency and Mediocrity Breeds Misalignment

One of the best college basketball coaches in history Don Meyer, has a quote that transcends sport. “Complacency is the forerunner of mediocrity. You can never […]
December 16, 2018

BUSINESS BACKER – 10 Proven Ways to Build Trust

We came across this infographic by Business Backer that resonated with us and wanted to share. One of the questions on our Orgametrics® Assessment asks about […]
December 2, 2018

Can Aligned Organizations Have and Embrace Conflict? Oh, Yes!

In our society, conflict is usually seen as a bad thing. It’s argumentative, accusatory, uncomfortable, disrespectful. However, isn’t conflict a driver for sharper ideas, collaborative creativity […]
November 5, 2018

QUARTZ: LinkedIn CEO Says Leadership Skills One of Most Needed Skills

This interesting post from Quartz talks about how LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, discussd that coding skills is not the spot with the biggest skills gap. He […]
October 22, 2018

Technology Infrastructure Project Not Fullfilling Promise? Look to Misalignment and Leadership

CRM implementation. ERP system change. Collaboration tool initiative. All these are examples of large technology and operational projects that companies initiate to streamline their business, enhance […]
October 15, 2018

AFILA GROUP – Giving Leadership White Space

We’ve presented our alignment work to Afila Group members in the past and had solid discussions on how their sales, marketing and product executives can help […]
September 10, 2018

Your Toxic Work Environment is a Symbol of Misalignment and Bad Leadership

So, you have complaints of your organization having a toxic culture. You are faced with several complaints of a hostile work environment or sexual harrassment. You […]
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 […]