For today’s boards of directors to become truly effective in fulfilling their obligations, they must insist upon the presence of robust partnerships between themselves and their companies’ executives. By working in concert with their respective executive teams to address the critical issues of vision, impact and intimacy, they can create the frameworks necessary for ensuring that […]
To gain competitive advantage companies must move beyond their typical annual planning processes and develop the capability for on-going strategic conversations in the workplace. The age of tight control has past. Leaders must capture and put the full intellectual capacity of the organization to work in this age of ambiguity.
The strength of our relationships depends on the congruence between what we say that we believe and then how we act day-by-day. Trust, loyalty, and affection are strongest when the gap between espoused and lived values is minimal.
The quality of a company’s thinking skills is critical to delivering peak performance and achieving success. Thinking well as a group is not something that can be expected to naturally emerge, but rather, is a skill that must be nurtured and reinforced.
What keeps you stuck in mediocrity, in a day-by day view of life? Why are you continuing to spend your limited life force living small? The answer can be traced to how you think and to the story of you that you tell yourself.
When information and knowledge add critical value to your products and services, you have to capture and employ the best thinking you can generate. You can’t afford to be sub-optimized.
Taking charge of your choices, and making them better than those of your past will not only lead to a better ending, but to a more satisfying journey on your path from here into the future. Whether you assume the responsibility or not, you are the author of your life story.
In this article we have outlined a simple process for having positive conversations about things that bother us with people we care about.
In this article we explore how it is that we cling to obsolete ideas, how this harms us, and some strategies for evolving our beliefs about what is true and what is not.
In this article we explore one of the dynamics that drains these relationships of their good energy, and offer a simple antidote that can revitalize the constructive bonds that generate goodwill and which cause people to pull together toward common goals.