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 […]
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 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

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 […]
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 […]