The term “fail fast” is in fashion now thanks to design thinking. Unfortunately, most leaders aren’t clear on what types of failures they’re looking for and what types should be avoided at all costs. This article outlines the difference.
Leaders often choose the wrong issues to get involved in. They meddle in activities that can and should be addressed by their subordinates while neglecting decisions that only they can make. Many leaders are consumed by the minutiae and out of touch with the strategic. The costs of both problems are high. Are you getting […]
Recently, I heard a story of someone doing an end run around their teammate to get the boss onside. An end run is when you choose to go around the person who legitimately should be responsible for something to a person who will give you the answer you want. For example, your teammate is […]