Too many leaders give their team permission to give feedback, to disagree, or to challenge one another’s ideas. Permission won’t drive action. If you want more healthy conflict on your team, stop giving people permission and start helping them appreciate their obligation.
Leading through change is a particularly difficult assignment. You’re expected to mobilize your team while you’re struggling to master yourself. This month, I’m conducting sessions with the leaders in a large multi-national company to help them cope with their own reactions to a major organizational transformation, to better position them to cascade the change to […]
You can’t afford to carry around regret, shame, or guilt, it’s debilitating. If you’ve done something that you regret, learn what you can from it and move on. The lesson you learned was costly, so go find a way to make it worth the investment. That’s what I told a person I met recently. […]
I’m really excited to bring you a guest post from my friend Andrew Webster. Andrew is the Director of Change and Innovation Simulations at ExperiencePoint, a really innovative learning company that condenses real-world experience into one-day simulations. They work with most of the world’s top executive education providers (including Knightsbridge), and a good chunk of […]