What Does “Right” Look Like?

Wells Fargo. Enron.  The Challenger disaster. The Ford Pinto.  The Baylor University football program.  The list goes on for a long, long time.  These are examples of ...

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The Power of Tactical Patience

Patience:  “The ability to remain calm and not become annoyed when waiting for a long time or when dealing with problems or difficult people”, per Merriam-Webster. ...

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Tough Talk, Tough Listen

  One of the toughest tasks of leadership is the difficult conversation.  That’s why we don’t have them.  When team members consistently underperform, we tend to ...

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Leading Through “The Fear Factor”

I had an interesting conversation with a corporate executive earlier this week, where we were talking about what he kept referring to as “The Fear Factor.”  It seems ...

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Ending the Curse of Bad Meetings

How many of us have endured bad meetings?  How many still do?  The fact is, most of us fall into both categories.  We’ve grown up with bad meetings, and now we perpetuate ...

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What’s Your Why?

“I’m sure there is a reason why we have to walk along the sides of the hallways and square all of the corners inside buildings, they just don’t tell us.”  West Point ...

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